Press Report: WCAC win cross-country title

WEST CHESHIRE Athletic Club’s juniors have celebrated success in the North Staffs Cross Country League.

Jessica Lark, Aimee Phillips, Cosette Wearden and Isabella Rimmer combined to claim the under 15 girls team prize after the final round held at Betley Court Farm, near Crewe.

Jessica won the race at Betley Court Farm and secured the overall individual under 15 girls award, while Cosette was third in Sunday’s race, supported by Isabella (fifth), and Aimee (11th).

Thomas Rimmer achieved fourth position in the under 13 boys race, while Ruby Phillips finished sixth in the under 13 girls race, backed up by Eleanor Wheeler in 20th spot.

Ellis Hancock was 14th in the under 15 boys event, while Alex Duffey finished 112th in the senior and veteran women’s race.

Richard Hayes (84th) was first home for West Cheshire AC in the senior and veteran men’s race, supported by Paul Morrison (96th), and Andy Carter (101st).

HOLLY BOSWORTH cleared a new under 15 girls personal best height of 1-60m at the Manchester Indoor Open Meeting on Sunday.

Holly was joined by club mate Emma Holmes who clocked 41.66 seconds in her under 17 ladies 300m, long jumped 4.66m, and posted 8.16 in the 60m.

Jessica Lark rounded the under 17 ladies 600m in 1:38.83, while Daniel Walker clocked 45.76 in the under 15 boys 600m, and 1:44.42 in the 600m.

Multi-eventer Nathan Brassington posted 9.49 in the under 15 boys 60m hurdles, long jumped 5.06m, and hit 12.32m in the shot put.

Sophie Haslam achieved 4.01m in the under 15 girls long jump, 46.14 in the 300m, and 1:48.23 in the 600m, while Ruby Wisbey clocked 9.41 in the under 17 ladies 60m hurdles and long jumped 4.91m.

Ruby Carlile cleared 1-30m in the under 17 ladies high Jump, hit 6.87m in the shot, and posted 12.37 in the 60m hurdles, while Laura Turley clocked 40.86 in the women’s 300m and 7.94 in the 60m.

Fergus Garland posted 37.58 in the under 17 ladies 300m and 7.64 in the 60m, while Theo Shepherd rounded the under 15 boys 300m in 42.20, and posted 8.18 in the 60m.

Aimee Phillips clocked 45.72 in the under 17 ladies 300m, and 1:44.93 in the 600m, while her sister, Ruby, achieved 45.77 for the under 15 girls 300m, and 1:46.50 in the 600m, and Megan White rounded the under 17 ladies 600m in 1:56.80.

THE CHESTER ROUND THE WALLS RACE will be organised by West Cheshire AC from Chester Racecourse on Boxing Day (10:30 am start).

The Cheshire Championships are at Pickmere, Knutsford, on Saturday, January 8; while the Northern Championships are at Pontefract, on Saturday, January 29, and the English Championships are at Parliament Hill, London, on Saturday, February 26.

Posted by Dave Alexander
20th December 2021

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