SEVERAL West Cheshire AC members have pushed themselves into contention for a county place.
Athletes from the Chester and Ellesmere Port-based club impressed in a range of events at the Cheshire Schools Track and Field Championships, held in Macclesfield.
The fixture acts as a stepping stone towards the English Schools Championships, which take place at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium on July 13 and 14.
Andrew Whitton is facing a race against time after injuring his back following a winning personal best performance of 13.27m in the intermediate boys' triple jump.
There were other grade one victories posted by Emily Done and Jelle Verwer.
Emily won the intermediate girls' 300m title with a time of 41.5 seconds, just ahead of club-mate Shona Valentine, who clocked 42.4 seconds.
Jelle ran the intermediate boys' 800m with an English Schools qualifying time of one minute, 58.4 seconds.
Emily Fisher secured the junior girls' javelin title with a throw of 32.36m, while Sam Galley won the junior girls' 200m in a grade two time of 27.0 seconds
and Sian Kelman grabbed a grade two intermediate girls' 100m winning time of 12.7 seconds, finishing just ahead of club mate Daisy Flynn Piercy, who posted 12.9 seconds.
Aidan Stoakley secured a new 400m best after winning the junior boys' title in 56.8 seconds, while Tom Booth looked impressive on his way to winning the junior boys' 80m crown in a grade two time of 12.5 seconds.
Rachel Treloar bagged the junior girls' 100m title in a grade two personal best time of 12.9 seconds and Emily Clarke won the junior girls' long jump with 4.65m, ahead of Danielle Erskine with 4.06m.
Lauren Hunt powered her way to a double success in the senior girls' shot (10.57m) and discus (33.85m).
Aamir Walwyn ran the intermediate boys' 200m in a new grade two personal best time of 23.3 seconds for second spot, while Kate Titlow finished second with 11 minutes 17 seconds for second position in the intermediate girls' 3,000m.
Abbie Noble rounded the junior girls' 800m in second place with a time of two minutes 28.9 seconds and Nienke Verwer secured second place in the junior girls' 1,500m with a time of five minutes 6.5 seconds.
Alex Haswell finished second in the intermediate boys' 800m with a time of 2:02.3, and Alec Beaney achieved second spot in the intermediate boys' 1,500m with a time of 4:26.9, while James Ellis posted 4:43.7 for third spot in the junior boys' 1,500m.
Ruth Pritchard achieved a grade four performance of 4.44m in the intermediate girls' long jump, while Tom Walley finished fourth in the senior boys' discus with 26.49m and Steven Jones jumped 4.57m in the junior boys' long jump.
There were gold medals for Ellesmere Port athletes Jason McGonigle in the senior boys' 2,000m steeplechase (6:07.60) and Danielle Bentley in the junior girls' javelin (30.69m).