Press Report: Gold for Brassington at Bebington

NATHAN BRASSINGTON celebrated a hat-trick of victories for West Cheshire Athletic Club at Bebington Oval.

The talented multi-eventer won the under 15 boys 80m hurdles in 12.8 seconds, cleared 1-60m in the high jump, and hit a new personal best distance of 12.50m in the shot put.

He was joined in the winner’s circle on Sunday at the opening round of the Under 13s and Under 15s Youth Development Track and Field League by Theo Shepherd, Macey Jones, Ruby Phillips, Sophie Haslam, Harriet Wheeler, Kara Stoll, Will Rawson, Faith Barlow-Gambles, Lydia Walker, Eva Brooks, and the under 15 girls relay team of Emily Owen, Macy Brett, Macey Jones, and Lara Fields.

Theo clocked a winning time of 13.1 seconds in the under 15 boys 100m, while Macey posted 13.8 seconds for victory in her under 15 girls 100m race.

Ruby and Sophie teamed up for success in the under 15 girls 800m with winning times of 2:21.6 and 2:31.2 respectively.

Harriet powered her way to victory with 39.89m in the under 15 girls javelin and 19.36m in the discus, while Kara launched the under 15 girls hammer to a winning mark of 36.50m.

Will launched the under 13 boys javelin to a winning distance of 26.63m, while Faith won her under 13 girls 75m in 11.0 seconds, and Lydia clocked 21.5 seconds for victory in the under 13 girls 150m.

Eva hit a winning mark of 5.87m in the under 13 girls shot put, while Emily, Macy, Macey, and Lara combined for a winning under 15 girls 4x100m relay time of 51.7 seconds.

Other important point-scoring members of the West Cheshire AC team included Euan Garland, Lewis Morris, James Rawson, Cosette Wearden, Abigail Meyer, Teresa Arvidsson, Charlotte Austin, George Grimsditch, Noah Booth, Ellis Williams, Dylan Gledhill, Harry McKenna, Beth Manson, Emilia Pyper, Mae Grant, Maddy Cobb, Satine Wearden, and Esme Graham.

MATCH RESULT: 1 Wirral 577 points; 2 Sale 466; 3 Preston Harriers 446.5; 4 Trafford 441; 5 West Cheshire 423; 6 Team Isle of Man 388.5.

DAVE McKAY grabbed a gold medal at the British Masters Throws Pentathlon Championships, held at Horspath, Oxford, with 42.34m in the hammer, 49.93m in the javelin, 10.73m in the shot put, and 33.02m in the discus.

NEIL FINEGAN celebrated a new personal best of 34 minutes 22 seconds for second place in his over-45 men’s age group and 11th spot overall at the Market Drayton 10k Road Race.

TOM BOOTH won the Dinas Bran Hill Race, at Llangollen, in 32 minutes 27 seconds, while Henry Robinson (35:40) and Jodi Bemand (40:48) were winners in the under 20 age group.

FIXTURES this weekend include the Cheshire Track and Field Championships at Macclesfield on Saturday and Sunday, and the Chester Half Marathon on Sunday.

ENTRIES close on May 29, for the Northern Under 20s and Seniors Track & Field Championships being held at Wavertree, Liverpool, on June 18 and 19. The online entry link is:

Posted by Dave Alexander
9th May 2022

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