WEST Devon will be represented by a full team of 16 riders at the South West Youth Games following a very successful trials staged by Tavistock Wheelers Go Ride at Tavistock College.
40 riders took part in the trials including 16 girls, despite the very wet conditions. There were wins in the Years 4/5 Boys for Ryan Kingdon of Lewtrenchard School and Years 4/5 Girls for Lara Dix of St Peters’ School.
In the Year 6/7 girls Ella Cousins of Tavistock College was a clear winner, while Ewan Dix emerged triumphant in the Years 6/7 boys. Go Ride is providing opportunities for youngsters to ride their bikes in a safe environment, with the initiative paying dividends with several hotly contested races.
Tavistock Wheelers expressed thanks to Tavistock College for providing the venue, as part of its support for the West Devon team at the Youth Games.