WCAC win in heavy going at Uttoxeter

SONNY DEAN celebrated success at the final round of the North Staffs Cross Country League.

The West Cheshire AC youngster posted 14 minutes 41 seconds for victory in the under 15 boys race held at Uttoxeter racecourse.

Dean finished eight seconds clear of his nearest rival and was supported by team mates Sion Roberts (sixth in 15:32), Jac Goodall (seventh in 15:42), Jack Dodd (14th in 16:20), Alex Mason (15th in 16:30), Rory Willson (18th in 16:46), Patrick Tait (27th in 17:39), and Oliver Dandy (36th in 18:39). The West Cheshire under 15 boys won the team competition on the day.

Harvey Tegg headed the West Cheshire AC under 13 boys to the overall team title after four rounds, posting 14:28 for sixth spot, just three seconds ahead of seventh placed team mate Isaac Tait. The duo were backed up by Ethan Butler (14th in 15:09), Charlie Potts (15th in 15:09), Liam Farrell (33rd in 16:46), and Ivor Smith ( 52nd in 26:03).

Anna Crayston (fourth in 8:08) steered the West Cheshire under 13 girls to second spot overall in the team competition. Crayston was supported by Hollie Jones (17th in 8:57) and Molly Jones (30th in 9:43). And Tamsin O\\\\\\\’Keefe finished the four-round league series in third individual position in the under 13 girls age group.

Henry Robinson (eighth in 8:13), Fergus Garland (19th in 8:42), and Louis Tegg (27th in 8:59) combined to earn West Cheshire sixth team position.

Ethan Greenland (third in 18:45) and Harri Britton (15th in 23:14) completed the under 17 mens race, while Issy Clarke (sixth in 15:12) and Beth McMahon (17th in 16:36) finished the under 15 girls race, and Katie Clarke posted 17:13 for sixth position in the under 17 womens event.

Imogen Pughe (seventh in 6:20), Carys Roberts (ninth in 6:23), Lara Battersby (13th in 6:33), Scarlett Ross (19th in 6:51), and Nina Willson (52nd in 8:35) earned West Cheshire fourth place in the under 11 girls team event.

Ellie Robinson (35th in 23:34) and Anne-Marie Tait (70th in 25:21) combined for West Cheshire in the womens race.

John Parlevliet (95th in 38:35), Bob Benson (198th in 43:56), and Peter Smith (228th in 46:40) completed the senior mens event.

CHRISTY MAGEEAN of West Cheshire AC was first in the Delamere 5km parkrun in a time of 17 minutes 54 seconds, ahead of Graham Wells (sixth in 19:16), Adam Carlile (13th in 21:17), Charlie Weaver (22nd in 22:15), Charlie Clarke (34th in 23:27), and Kay Hayes (61st in 25:55), while Bob Freeman was first home for West Cheshire AC at the latest Ellesmere Port parkrun, posting 21:35.

WEST CHESHIRE AC will start their Cheshire Track and Field League campaign next year at Bebington Oval against host club, Wirral, Altrincham, Bury, Manchester, St Helens Sutton, and Colwyn Bay.

The Stanney Oaks-based club will travel to Crewe on Saturday, June 4, for the second round where they will face Trafford, Stockport, Halton and Frodsham, Colwyn Bay, and the host club. Warrington is the setting for the third round on Sunday, July 10, where they will oppose Macclesfield, Handforth and Wilmslow, Vale Royal, Salford, Colwyn Bay and the host club. And Colwyn Bay will host the final round on Sunday, September 4, where West Cheshire will face Wrexham, East Cheshire, Deeside, Maldwyn, and Menai.

FIXTURES this weekend include the West Cheshire AC Festive Fun Morning at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Sportshall, (assemble at 9.30am for a 10am start).

Nick Pagan
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15th December 2015

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