ASHLEY Nemits and Meg Corker were the stars of the Warrington Athletics Club contingent that took part in the Cheshire Schools Championships on home soil.

Nemits claimed gold in the junior girls’ 300m – a new event in the age group – and her time of 40.3secs at Victoria Park put her top of the UK rankings.

Corker also took home the top prize in the 75m hurdles in the same age group, stopping the clock at 11.4secs.

Their performances secured their places in the Cheshire team for the Mason Trophy Inter-Counties Schools Championships to be held in Birmingham on Saturday.

Rebecca Hardy was a double gold medallist, taking victories in the senior girls’ category in the 100m and 100m hurdles races.

Warrington Athletics Club Cheshire Schools Championship medallists:

Gold, junior girls: Ashley Nemits (300m), Meg Corker (75m hurdles).

Junior boys: Jadon Allen (100m), Tom McKean (200m).

Intermediate boys: Cameron Duff (200m), Joe Buckley (3000m), Jordan Jones (1500m steeplechase).

Intermediate girls: Emily Jackson (300m). Senior Girls: Rebecca Hardy (100m and 100m hurdles), Chloe Mason (400m).

Silver, junior girls: Seren Morris (shot).

Intermediate girls: Emma Davies (100m), Charlotte Stokes (200m).

Senior girls: Eleanor Hough (200m).

Bronze, junior girls: Orla Gregory (1500m).

Intermediate boys: Isaaq Ataullah (1500m), Lucas Hayes (high jump).

Senior boys: Luke Gamble (1500m), Jack Stubbings (3000m).

Mason Trophy selections:

Junior girls: Ashley Nemits (200m), Meg Corker (75m hurdles), Seren Morris (shot).

Intermediate girls: Charlotte Stokes (200m), Emily Jackson (300m).

Junior boys: Jadon Allen (100m), Tom McKean (200m).

Intermediate boys: Cameron Duff (200m), Joe Buckley (3000m), Jordan Jones (1500m steeplechase).

Elsewhere, Nick Jones ran his fastest 10km time as a Masters athlete to win the Catforth 10km race on Sunday.

Jones defied the sweltering conditions to win comfortably in 32mins 44secs, more than 40 seconds clear of his nearest rival.

Warrington Guardian:

Nick Jones on his way to victory - and his best ever Masters 10km time -  at the Catforth 10km.

Three of Warrington AC’s Masters athletes competed in the Joe Moran Memorial Veterans meeting in Manchester.

Julie Hicken claimed gold in the 100m and 200m over 50s races, while over 40s athlete Joanne Chamin finished second in the shot and third in the javelin.

Neal Petley picked up a double victory in the over 50s age group as he won the high jump and long jump titles before finishing sixth in the 100m.

Also in Manchester, Chris Fance failed to progress from the 1500m heats at the Northern Championships on Saturday as he finished eighth in his race.