id1722-SCVAC Men's match 1 Report

Written by Mike May   

On a sunny but windy night, our men's team just made it into third place. We were some way behind Epsom and Hercules Wimbledon (at the time of writing some uncertainties in the results and scoring mean I don't know which of the two teams won the match as there was only a point or two in it), and would have needed a much fuller and stronger team in the track events to get anywhere near.

On the track we had wins from Tobias Tetteh (m35 400m) and Chuck Isetts (m70 100m) and Ollie Oladele got a 2nd in the m50 400. In the field Gareth Cook won the m35 Hammer in a season's best of 50.28, and also won the m40 Discus. Renzo di Libero got a 2nd in the m50 Discus. Mark Roberts used his combined events background to cover 4 scoring events (an m40 long jump win, plus 2nd in the m35 Pole Vault plus doing the 400m and a leg of the 4 x 100 relay) plus a non scoring event (discus).

The rest of the team was Ed Paxton (making his debut for the club), Mike May, David Bell, Geoff Reed, Peter Wilkins and David Greenfield on the track and in the field David Barrington (doubling up at m60 long jump and m70 discus) and Frank Schubert.

Thanks to Peter Shilling for organising the match and all the members who mucked in to help as officials, scorers etc.

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