WEST Cheshire AC members posted impressive performances at the opening round of the Cheshire Track and Field League.
The club was represented by a big squad for the match at Stanney Oaks against Halton & Frodsham AC, Crewe & Nantwich AC, Vale Royal AC, Wirral AC, Salford Met AC and Colwyn Bay AC.
Georgia Barlow continued her fine form for the host club with a victory in the sprints and was supported by Alice Barnsley, Victoria Smith and Vanessa Ozeemelam.
Alice McMahon, Sophie Percival, Olivia Montez-Brown, Danielle Erskine, Lisa Davies and Cathy Hemingbrough teamed up for West Cheshire AC’s ladies squad.
Niall Harrison, Mark Davies, and Alan Littler combined for the senior men, and the quartet of Zac Barnsley, Matthew Pagan, James McMahon and Chris Harrop secured success in the U17 men’s sprint relay.
Sonny Dean, Sam Grinter, Rory Willson, Tamsin O’Keefe and Anna Crayston featured in the series of middle distance races, and Michael Ozeemelam blitzed his way to victory in the U11 boys 75m sprint.
West Cheshire’s Emily Ball won the discus in a new personal best of 36.27m at the Liverpool Jumps and Throws Meeting at Wavertree.
Ball added a put of 9.98m for victory in the shot and launched the javelin to 23.83m for fourth position.
West Cheshire were also represented at Liverpool by Andrew Gore, who catapulted himself to a new personal best of 3.50m for success in the men’s pole vault.
James McMahon delivered a season’s best of 3.20m for victory in the U17 men’s pole vault, and Danielle Erskine won the U20 women’s long jump with 4.85m.
Kelly Baker hit 10.39m for victory in the U20 women’s shot competition, and Dave McKay won the men’s javelin with 59.03m and hit a season’s best of 42.84m in the men’s hammer.
Jenni Potter powered her way to a throw of 36.67m in the U20 women’s hammer, while Sophie Percival launched the U17 women’s javelin to 32.35m, and Alan Littler cleared 1.65m in the men’s high jump.
Four West Cheshire AC members completed the London Marathon.
Stephen Hillier rounded the 26.2-mile route in three hours 19 minutes 19 seconds to finish 3,228th overall. Tony Kennedy clocked 3:44.17 for 7,182nd place, ahead of Michael Gandy who achieved 3:44.43 for 7,286th position, and Neil McIntyre who posted 4:54.59 for 23,372nd.
West Cheshire AC host the opening round of the UK Youth Development U17/U20 Track and Field League at the Stanney Oaks on Sunday.