STEPHANIE Owens was in record-breaking form at the weekend.
The talented West Cheshire AC thrower bettered her National Young Athletes League Under 17 hammer record in her club's fourth round match at Macclesfield.
Stephanie, who lives in Buckley, powered her way to a grade one throw of 46.47m for victory in her competition alongside clubmate Emily Fisher who won the B event with 13.92m.
Stephanie's victory will act as a springboard towards her first senior Welsh international appearance next week when she competes in Croatia.
Three other athletes contributed to West Cheshire's points total with Athlete of the Match performances.
Siân Kelman won the U17 ladies long jump with a leap of 5.13m to merit the Female Field Award, and Rachel Treloar won the Female Track title after winning the U15 girls 200m race in a time of 26.4 seconds.
Adam Howell completed the hat-trick of award winners after impressing with a leap of 4.46m for success in the U13 boys long jump for the Male Field Award.
Other individual West Cheshire AC winners included Harry Ellis in the U17 men's 800m, clocking 2:02.9, and Jelle Verwer who won the U17 men's 3,000m in 9:26.3.
Michael Lyness cleared 1.63m for victory in the U17 men's high jump and 3m for success in the pole vault.
Tom Booth negotiated the U15 boys 80m hurdles in a winning time of 12.5 seconds, and Nick Crawshaw posted a winning time of 12.4 seconds in the U15 boys 100m.
Gareth Preston won the U17 men's B javelin with a throw of 26.85m, and Joseph O'Riordan won the U13 boys B 100m in 14.3 before winning the 200m in 28.3 alongside B 200m winner Tadgh Gregory (29.4).
Adam Howell rounded the 800m in first place with a time of 2:23.7 alongside B 800m winner Simon Rollins in 2:37.0, and Michael Willis won the B 1,500m in 5:23.4.
Tadgh Gregory grabbed success in the 75m hurdles with a time of 14.3, while Simon Rollins won the B long jump with 4.26m and Michael Willis cleared 1.40m for victory in the high j u m p.
Siân Kelman (12.8) and Daisy Flynn Piercy (13.5) won the A and B U17 100m races respectively, and Siân (42.0) and Shona Valentine (42.6) triumphed in the 300m races, while Sarah Radcliffe won the B 300m hurdles in 52.3.
Stephanie Owens added victories in the discus (32.22m) and shot (9.14m) to her hammer record achievement, and Emily Fisher won the javelin with 25.04m.
In the U15 girls category Leah Ferrie won the B 100m in 13.4 seconds and the B 200m in 26.5 seconds.
Emily Clarke won the B 75m hurdles in 14.0 seconds and the shot with 7.67m, then claimed the long jump title with 4.79m alongside B event clubmate winner Danielle Erskine (4.34m).
Lucinda Dodd (1.30m) and Gemma Mayled (1.25m) joined forces for success in the high jump.
Jenni Potter won the 70m hurdles (12.6), while Alice Jennings (1.31m) and Tessa McCormick (1.25m) won their high jump events.
Alice Jennings added the B 150m title (21.7) and Kelly Baker won the B shot (5.85m).
Shona Valentine, Bryony Potter, Siân Kelman and Daisy Flynn Piercy won the U17 ladies 100m relay in 51.7.
Leah Ferrie, Danielle Erskine, Nienke Verwer and Rachel Treloar claimed a winning time of 54.0 in the U15 girls relay.
Jenni Potter, Alice Jennings, Alice McMahon and Lucy Okell combined for victory in the U13 girls relay with 57.0.
* West Cheshire's Carl van Schie has qualified for the English Schools Combined Events Championships at Exeter in September.
He won the senior boys' decathlon with a score of 5,682 points at the North West Regional Combined Events Championships held at Northwood Stadium Stoke-On-Trent.