ATHLETICS: VALE Royal AC's outstanding girls Under 17s team won the North of England Cross Country Championship, at Durham, on Saturday.
Stevie Stockton led home the Vale Royal team in sixth place and Laura Lambert, Rachel Clews and Emma Coxon crossed the line shortly after.
Rising star Olivia Renshaw was ninth in the women's race on a day of memorable performances.
Tom Carter was 45th of 600 in the men's race and Kate Spilsbury 42nd in the women's Under 20s event.
There were some brilliant results in the North of England X\C championships, at Durham, on Saturday .
In the Under 17s boys race Vale Royal were led home by Steven Mitchell in seventh and he was followed by Glen George, James Griffiths and Michael Carroll.
Ryan Smith beat last year's champion to take 11th place in the Under 15s race, which also featured Kieran Kinvig.