ATHLETICS: CARL Van Schie secured runners-up spot at the Midland Counties AA Championships and Open Combined Events Meeting at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena.
The West Cheshire AC heptathlete achieved an overall personal-best score of 4,115 points to finish second in the field of seven competitors.
He clocked 7.70 seconds for 650 points in the 60m sprint, reached a new long-jump best of 6m for 587 points, hit 10.40m for 510 points, cleared a new best pole-vault height of 3.13m for 389 points, ran 9.45 seconds for 650 points in the 60m hurdles and ran a new 1,000m-best time of 2:47.36 for 793 points.
Fixtures this weekend include tomorrow's West Cheshire AC Open Junior Cross Country Races at Stanney Track, Ellesmere Port.
The first race for U9 boys and girls is scheduled to start at 10am, followed by U13s and U15s races.
Entry on the day from 9.30am costs 50p per person.
The Village Bakery Half Marathon takes place at Wrexham on Sunday.