Scottish Sprint Champs and SOL2

Douglas Tullie on his way to a joint win at the Scottish Sprint Championships

Douglas Tullie at the Scottish Sprint Championships

Another double orienteering weekend saw another set of Scottish titles for members of Roxburgh Reivers.

On-form Douglas Tullie continued his season by being joint winner of the Open class at the Scottish Sprint Championships held in Stirling on Saturday but was unlucky to trip near the finish line and lose vital seconds which cost him a clear win.

Kirstin flat out at the Scottish Sprint Championships

Kirstin flat out at the Scottish Sprint Championships

With information being relayed back to the commentary team from radio controls Kirstin Maxwell had a nervous wait knowing her rivals were close to matching her time, but the outcome was a well-deserved victory in the under 18 class for Kirstin by 20 seconds.

Fiona Forrest also made it into the frame with an excellent 3rd place in the WomenÂ’s Open class.

On Sunday the action moved south of Stirling for the second round of the Scottish League onto an area of open moorland and complex mature forest. There were wins for Robin Sloan and Douglas Tullie, 2nd places for James Tullie, John Tullie, Jim Knox and Eileen Maxwell, and 3rd place for Kirstin Maxwell.

Full results are here.