Ten Crewe and Nantwich athletes were selected to represented Cheshire alongside 20 athletes from the other Cheshire clubs of West Cheshire, Halton and Frodsham, Warrington, Macclesfield and Handforth in the North West under 11 Fun in Athletics Sportshall Competition at Eastlands, Manchester last Sunday. They competed against teams from Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cumbria and Lancashire. Sam Burgess, Liam Prestwich, James Mitchell, James Williamson and Daniel Bayes helped the Cheshire boys team to retain their title. Rosie Meakin, Ella Defeo, Jess Nelson, Ellie Clough and Hollie Lennon helped the Cheshire team acheve third place. They competed in various relays, jumps throws and agility challenges. Noteable performances were second places for James Mitchell (target throw), Sam Burgress (balance test and hurdles relay), Daniel Bayes (hurdles relay), Ellie Clough (speedbounce), Jess Nelson (2 x 2 relay and 6 lap paarlauf) and third places for Jess Nelson (long jump), Rosie Meakin (over and under relay), Ella Defeo (grand prix), Hollie Lennon (grand prix). Next weekend they will be competing against their fellow Cheshire team mates in the North West Sportshall league Final in Widnes.
Wendy who Team Managed said it was great to see our athletes representing their county in such a fun event. Thanks to the parents, coaches, team managers, officials and organisers for their support and to the athletes who put great effort and enthusiasm into their training and competing.