THERE were medals galore for Chester athletes at Saturday’s West Cheshire AC Schools Cross Country series race.
Ellen McMahon (Upton High) grabbed a winning time of 13 minutes 35 seconds in the Year 7 girls race at Cheshire Oaks High, in Ellesmere Port. She was ahead of runner-up Emily Wood (Bishops’ High) in 13:46 and third-placed Sally Pickering (Whitby High, Ellesmere Port) in 13:56.
Amy Williams (Abbey Gate) produced an impressive Year 6 girls victory to post 10:05, ahead of Tess Corr (Oldfield) in 10:35 and third-placed Ffion Douglas (Farndon) in 10:39.
Cora Finlay (St Saviour’s Primary, Ellesmere Port) clocked a winning time of 7:59 in the Year 5 girls race, ahead of silver medallist Rachel Barrett (Thomas Wedge) in 8:05, and Dominika Sadczuk (St Saviour’s) in third with 8:15.
Farndon’s Jessica Thomas posted 5:54 for victory in the Year 4 girls race, ahead of Emily Titlow in 6:54 and third-placed Ella Robson (Thomas Wedge) in 7:38.
Toby Palin (11:02) and Seb Dunn (11:13) made it a one-two for Christleton High in the Year 7 boys race, ahead of third- placed Chris McCartney (Queen’s Park High) in 11:45.
Farndon made it a one-two in the Year 6 boys race, with Thomas Milburn (9:13) beating Matthew Tuite (9:15) ahead of third-placed Matthew Waters (Eaton) in 9:27.
Mark Latham (Eaton) won the Year 5 boys race in 6:46, ahead of Elijah Montez-Brown (St Saviour’s) with 6:56 and third- placed Josh Boothman (Farndon) in 7:20.
Matthew Garner (Acresfield) won the Year 4 boys race in 6:15, just two seconds clear of runner- up Henry Eddleston (Farndon), with Sam Young (Eaton) in third spot with 6:25.