CARL van Schie demonstrated his all-round ability with a famous double victory at Sportcity, Manchester.
The talented West Cheshire AC multi-eventer captured the North West Combined Events Open competition men’s decathlon title and finished first in the Cheshire Championship which was incorporated into the fixture.
He compiled a championship best points performance of 6,114 points from the two-day event.
Carl posted 11.40 seconds in the 100m, he long jumped 6.49m, hit 10.47m in the shot, cleared 1.79m in the high jump and completed the first day with a time of 50.29 seconds in the 400m.
Day two began with a time of 16.86 seconds in the 110m hurdles and continued with a throw of 34.62m in the discus, a clearance of 3.30m in the pole vault, a throw of 40.17m in the javelin and a time of four minutes 46.41 seconds in the 1,500m.
Amy Williams represented West Cheshire AC in the under 11 girls quadrathlon and finished in second position with 2,457 points.
She clocked 10.86 seconds in her 75m sprint, hit 14.26m in the javelin, long jumped 4.05m and rounded the 800m in a time of 1:57:61.
Fixtures this weekend include West Cheshire AC’s participation on Sunday in the Northern Senior Track and Field League Division One promotion match, being held at Cudworth, near Barnsley, in Yorkshire. A coach to transport athletes and officials to the venue will depart from Cheshire Oaks High School, Ellesmere Port, at 8.30am.
West Cheshire members wanting to compete in the Cheshire County Road Relay Championships, at Marbury Country Park, near Northwich, on Saturday, September 13, are reminded that entries close on Friday, September 5 and they should contact a club official if they are wanting to compete.
The programme for the event is: 11am – under 13 girls 3x2700m; 11.30am – U13 boys 3x2700m; noon – U15 girls and U17 women 3x2700m; 12.30pm – U15 boys 3x2700m; 1pm – senior women (over 17s) and U17 men 3x5400m; 2.15pm – senior men (over 17s) 4x5400m.