Press Report: Harriet’s Hat-trick; Traci’s Tri

HARRIET WHEELER celebrated a hat-trick of victories for West Cheshire Athletic Club at Trafford.

The talented thrower bagged success in the under 15 girls shot put (9.06m), discus (21.54m), and javelin (35.49m), to help earn her club second team position in the five-club under 13s and under 15s Youth Development Track and Field League Play-Off fixture held at Longford Park Stadium.

But the result means West Cheshire AC are relegated from the North West Premier Division and will compete in North West League Division One next year.

Harriet was joined in the winners’ circle by Emily Owen, Ruby Phillips, Macy Brett, Kara Stoll, Natasha Cobb, Thomas Rimmer, Ellis Williams, Seb Whiteley, Lydia Walker, Beth Manson, Maddy Cobb, Mae Grant, and Eva Brooks.

Emily won the under 15 girls 100m in 12.3 seconds, while Ruby rounded the under 15 girls 800m in 2:21.7, Macy clocked a winning time of 12.2 seconds in the under 15 girls 75m hurdles, while Kara won the under 15 girls discus (20.82m) and hammer (39.11m), and Natasha won the under 15 girls B shot (7.47m) and B hammer.

Thomas posted success in the under 13 boys 800m (2:28.0), and long jump (4.28m), Ellis won the under 13 boys B long jump (3.73m), and Seb hit 9.71m for top spot in the under 13 boys shot put.

Lydia (10.4 and 21.0) and Beth (10.6 and 21.0) delivered a double success story in the under 13 girls 75m and 150m sprints, while Maddy won the under 13 girls javelin with 20.14m, Mae cleared 1-30m for victory in the under 13 girls B high jump, and Eva won the under 13 girls long jump with 3.98m.

Macy Brett, Holly Bosworth, Ruby Phillips and Emily Owen teamed up for victory in the under 15 girls 4x100m relay with a time of 52.1 seconds, and Eva Brooks, Beth Manson, Nancy Collins and Lydia Walker secured success in the under 13 girls 4x100m relay with 56.2 seconds.

Other important point scorers for the West Cheshire AC team included Josh Stirling, Euan Garland, Dan Walker, Roman Johnson, Teresa Arvidsson, Emma Nevett, Nancy Farmer, Abigail Mulcaster, Aiden Hilton, Logan Sefton, Seth Bates, Harry McKenna, Esme Graham, Ruby Billington, Eleanor Wheeler, and Sophie Mulcaster.

TRACI SHIPLEY, of West Cheshire AC, finished second in her age group and fifth woman at the Salford Triathlon.

WEST CHESHIRE AC are organising a Come and Try Athletics Event at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Athletics Track on Friday, August 12 (6pm-9pm).

Anyone aged 8.5 years old and above is being invited to attend the fixture on the back of watching the World Championships in Oregon, and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

FIXTURES this weekend for West Cheshire Athletic Club include the final round of the Northern Track and Field League at Blackburn’s Witton Park Stadium, on Saturday, (August 6).

FIXTURES for this year’s Wirral Multi-Terrain Race Series have been released: Tuesday, September 6, at Royden Park (7pm start); Tuesday, September 13, at Harrison Drive (7pm); Tuesday, September 20, at Thurstaston Visitors Centre, (6.30pm); Tuesday, September 27, at Arrowe Park (6.30pm). Entries are scheduled to open by August 1.

WEST CHESHIRE AC will host a Borders Road Running League race on January 22. 

The full list of provisional dates and venues for the 2022/23 season is: Race One: October 16, Wirral; Race Two: November 13, Chester Tri; Race Three: December 18, Cybi; Race Four: January 22, West Cheshire; Race Five: March 19, Deeside; Race Six: April 9, Wrecsam Tri; Race Seven: May 3, Prestatyn. All 11am starts, except the last race which is an evening start.

Posted by Dave Alexander
1st August 2022

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