With only a scratch team Wallasey Athletic Club competed at Sale last week and surprised the cynics with many fine performances, despite the poor weather conditions. Most notable were Barrie Smith's half-mile, and Sylvia Brimage's debut at the same event. Full results:
Senior hammer: 1, C. Gee, 107 feet.
Girls' 880 yards: 1, S. Brimage, 2m 42s.
Junior 880 yards: 1, P. Lewis 2m 7s; 3, D. Peberdy, 2m 14s.
Youths' 880 yards: 2, R. Warburton, 2m 7.4s.
Junior 120 yards hurdles: 2, I. Wilson, 10.5s.
Girls' 100 yards: B. Walton, 12.2s (only competitor).
1000 metres steeplechase: 2, G. Fair, 3m 12.8s.
Junior javelin: 1, E. Taylor.
Junior 440 yards: 1, I. Wilson, 52.9s.
Senior 220 yards: 3, D. Hanna, 24.7s.
Senior discus: 1, C. Gee, 112 feet 2 inches.
Junior and Senior relays
(combined): 1, Wallasey, 49.6s.
(Lewis, Jones, Wealthy, Wilson).
High jump: 2, C. Gee, 5 feet.
Senior mile: 6, M. Teahan,
4m 39s; 8, P. Wealthy, 4m 43s.
Youths' mile: 5, R. Brimage, 5m 9s.
Junior high jump: Equal 1, P Lewis, I. Wilson, 4 feet.