14 selected for inter-county showdown

Fourteen Chesterfield Athletics Club athletes have been selected to represent Derbyshire AA in the annual Inter-Counties U13/U15 match at Harvey Hadden Stadium, Nottingham on Saturday, September 10, writes Frank Gorman.

They are U13G: Corey Wilson, Jordan White, Ashleigh Keable; U13B: Callum Kay.

U15G: Alicia Barrett, Ella Barrett, Emma Schaanning, Tasmin Boam, Alisha Collings, Shannon Ashmore.

U15B: Russell Mackey, James Yapp, Sam Spolding, Joe Patton.

Meanwhile, club coaches Paul Ashmore and Peter Wilson have also been appointed as U13G and U15G team managers respectively. Other county teams will be provided by Humberside, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire and Warwickshire, with the strongest opposition usually coming from the last named.

Other recent results: England U15/17 Champs at Bedford: U15G: Emma Schaanning 6th 75mH 12.51s.

Charnwood Open: U15G: Shannon Ashmore 1st javelin 22.40m, 2nd discus 19.71m, 4th hammer 15.99m; Lauren Wilson 1st pole vault 1.95m, 5th 800m 2:55.48; Rachel Schaanning 3rd pole vault 1.80m.

Trafford Open: U17M: Ed Selvey 1st 400mH 61.48s.