Press Report: Kara Throws Far for Hammer PB

KARA STOLL powered her way to victory on Saturday at Stoke on Trent.

The talented West Cheshire Athletic Club teenager celebrated a new under 17 women’s personal best throw of 49.50m in the hammer while representing Cheshire at the Inter Counties Mason Trophy Schools Championships.

Kara was backed up in the Cheshire squad at the Northwood Stadium by club mates Sidney Shorrock, Ruby Billington, Seb Whiteley, Maya Jennings, Beth Manson, Dun Xue, Evie Smith, Hayley Holland, Alba March, Holly Bosworth, Freya Stamper-Clark, Dylan Gledhill, Imogen Fives, Seb Hulse, Nathan Owen, and Freya Fitton-Lawless.

Sidney hit a new personal best of 12.97m to finish second in the Intermediate Girls shot put event, while Ruby cleared 1-53m for second spot on countback in the Junior Girls high jump.

Seb Whiteley hit 11.88m for second place in the Junior Boys shot put, while Maya clocked 42.85 seconds for second spot in the Junior Girls 300m, and Beth was first B in the Junior Girls 300m with 42.86 seconds.

Dun nailed 40.37m for fourth place in the Intermediate Boys hammer and spun the discus 26.35m for eighth position, while Evie cleared 1-31m for fifth spot in the B Junior Girls high jump.

Hayley rounded the Intermediate Girls 800m in 2:37.73, while Alba clocked 12.72 seconds in her Intermediate Girls 100m, and Holly posted 26.17 seconds in the Intermediate Girls 200m.

Freya Stamper-Clark hit 17.66m in the Intermediate Girls discus, while Dylan hit 29m in the Intermediate Boys javelin, and Imogen clocked 14.24 seconds in her Junior Girls 100m.

Seb Hulse cleared 1-64m in the Intermediate Boys high jump, while Nathan clocked 12.35 seconds in his Junior Boys 100m, and Freya Fitton-Lawless rounded the Junior Girls 1500m in 5:13.69.

Ruby Phillips, of Whitby High School, won her Intermediate Girls 300m in a time of 40.23 seconds.

DAVE McKAY and Will Scott teamed up for maximum points in the men’s javelin at Litherland on Saturday.

The West Cheshire AC duo impressed at the second round of the Northern Track and Field League West Premier Division match.

Dave launched the javelin to 44.46m and Will won the B event with a throw of 40m, and Dave then won the B discus with 29.22m while Will won by B shot with 8.70m.

The pair were joined in the winners’ circle by Emma Holmes, Hannah Cowley, Ruby Wisbey, Alan Littler, and the women’s 4x100m relay team.

Emma posted a winning 200m time of 24.6 seconds, while Hannah rounded the 1500m in 4:51.7, Ruby achieved 4.53m for success in the B long jump, and Alan cleared 1.60m for victory in the B high jump.

The quartet of Emma, Ruby, Macey Jones and Carys Manson then joined forces to clock a winning time of 50.2 seconds in the 4x100m relay.

Other important West Cheshire AC point scorers were Alex Rutherford, Jacob Gardner, Bradley Spurdens, Matthew Jones, Paul Morrison, Henry Robinson, Fraser Campbell, Isaac Pembleton, Christian Holcombe, Victor Oyesola, Joy Hickman, Ellie Robinson, Emma Nutt, Cosette Wearden, Danielle Erskine, and Megan Kettle.

MATCH RESULT: 1 Blackburn Harriers & AC 394 points; 2 Sale Harriers Manchester 367; 3 Southport Waterloo AC 358; 4 West Cheshire AC 353; 5 Wirral AC 336; 6 Bury AC 257.

OVERALL STANDINGS (after 2 rounds): 1 Blackburn Harriers & AC 795 match points (12 league points); 2 Sale Harriers Manchester 765 (10); 3 West Cheshire AC 702 (7); 4 Southport Waterloo AC 670 (6); 5 Wirral AC 683 (5); 6 Bury AC 521 (2).

The next round will be held at Bury, on Sunday, July 14.

MICHAEL YOUNG of West Cheshire AC won the Trail Marathon Wales with a time of three hours seven minutes, and Angela Tegg won the over 50 women’s title.

WULLIE McGARRELL of West Cheshire AC improved his over-55 men’s 10k best with a new over-60 men’s club record of 36:47 at the Colshaw Hall 10k Road Race near Knutsford.

FIXTURES this weekend include the second round of the Under 13/Under 15 Youth Development League West Premier Division at Preston on Sunday.

WEST CHESHIRE AC has a busy schedule of fixtures lined up for the year ahead.

The Ellesmere Port Sports Village-based outfit will host the Cheshire County Track Relay Championships on Thursdays, July 4 and 11.

West Cheshire AC will compete in the Under 13/Under 15 Youth Development League West Premier Division at Preston on Sunday, June 23; and at Bebington Oval on Saturday, July 20.

And the Club will participate in the Under 17/Under 20 Youth Development Track and Field League North West Division One at Wigan on Sunday, June 30.

The Club’s Northern Track and Field League squad will take part in West Premier Division fixtures at Bury on Sunday, July 14; and at Ellesmere Port on Saturday, August 17.

West Cheshire AC will compete in the Cheshire Track and Field League on Sunday, July 21 (at Ellesmere Port); and Sunday, August 25 (at Oldham).

West Cheshire AC will also host the annual Cheshire v Merseyside Year 7 Schools Track and Field fixture in July.

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Posted by Dave Alexander
17th June 2024

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