FIVE West Cheshire AC girls will compete at the English Schools Track and Field Championships.
Sian Kelman, Kelly Baker, Alice Jennings, Bryony Potter and Alice McMahon will line-up for action at the Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield, next weekend for the big two-day event.
Upton-by-Chester High School student Sian, who has just claimed the North of England Under 20s women’s long jump title, will represent Cheshire in the senior girls 200m.
Kelly, from Bishops’ High, will attempt to continue her impressive form in the junior girls shot put.
Alice Jennings, a pupil at Chester Catholic High School, hopes to progress in the junior girls 75m hurdles.
Ellesmere Port Catholic High School’s Alice McMahon will be looking to demonstrate her lightning pace in the junior girls 200m while Little Sutton-based Bryony, a student at Wirral Grammar, will be aiming to impress for Merseyside in the senior girls 200m.
Other Chester and district-based pupils selected for Cheshire include Whitby High School’s Danielle Bentley, in the intermediate girls javelin, the Queen’s School’s Victoria Anderson, in the intermediate girls high jump, Helsby High School’s Harry Ellis, in the senior boys 1,500m, and the King’s School’s Matthew Spencer, in the junior boys shot.
Alice Jennings finished third in the 25-strong junior girls pentathlon at the English Schools Combined Events Championships at Stanley Park, Blackpool.
Alice clocked 12.3secs in the 75m hurdles, hit 8.01m in the shot, cleared 1.51 in the high jump, posted 3.85 in the long jump and came home in 2.33.1mins in the 800m.
Her West Cheshire AC clubmate Michael Bailiff completed the senior boys pentathlon, with times of 16.3secs in the 80m hurdles and 2.29.4mins in the 800m and distances of 7.57m in the shot, 3.84 in the long jump and 1.61 in the high jump.
James McMahon finished fourth in the Under 13s boys category at the Dash AC Quadrathlon at Sport City, Manchester.
He posted 169 points with a 14.5secs 100m dash, a 2.52mins run in the 800m, a 5.95m put in the shot and a 3.95 long jump.
Elijah Montez-Brown was seventh in the U11 boys, scoring 252 points after recording 12.1secs in the 75m, 2.02mins in the 600m, 26.73m in the vortex throw and 3.61 in the long jump. Toni Lammond was 11th in the U11s girls with 179 points for 12.9secs in the 75m, 2.23mins in the 600m, 10.77m in the vortex throw and 3.43 in the long jump.
West Cheshire AC, based at Stanney Oaks Leisure Centre in Ellesmere Port, host the Cheshire County Track Relay Championships on Saturday (11am ) and a Northern Seniors Track and Field League Division Two West match on Sunday (11.45am).