Press report: Success for Youth at Home

JAMIE RICHARDSON, Francesca Pughe, Isla Shillington, and Henry Robinson celebrated success in West Cheshire Athletic club colours on Sunday. The quartet starred for the Ellesmere Port Sports Village based outfit at the second round of the under 17 and under 20 Youth Development Track and Field League Merseyside Division.

Richardson secured victories in the under 17 men’s 1500m and 1500m steeplechase. Pughe powered her way to success in the under 20 womens hammer. Shillington spun the under 17 womens discus to a winning mark, and Robinson won the under 17 men’s B 1500m steeplechase.

The quartet were supported by team mates Jacob Clark, Ben Rutherford, Matthew Webb, Fraser Campbell, Kyran Croft Illich, Ruby Wisbey, Abigail Cartwright, Imogen Pughe, Fergus Garland,  Callum Stow Povall, Nathan Broomfield, Sammy Hollins, Lauren Williams, Emma Holmes, Carys Roberts, Megan White, and Jodi Bemand.

MATCH RESULT: 1 Wirral 384.5 points; 2 Preston 296; 3 Liverpool 247; 4 West Cheshire 243; 5 North Wales 237.5; 6 Southport Waterloo 51.

ELOISE ECCLES of West Cheshire AC finished second woman at the Montane Summer Spine Race. Eccles finished the 268 miles race from Edale, Derbyshire, to the Scottish Borders in a time of 120 hours 35 minutes 26 seconds.

FIXTURES this weekend include the third round of the Northern Track and field League being hosted by West Cheshire AC at Ellesmere Port Sports Village on Sunday (11.30am start).

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