Written by DB
The first of 2 trips to Croydon Arena,sandwiching 2 Kingsmeadow outings,produced average team performances for both Mike May's Men's team & the Nicks Women's squad. Perennial winners in this division,Epsom & Ewell,signalled their intentions again by winning easily,with K&P trailing Croydon in both matches in 3rd place. Scores - Men:E&E 163/Croydon 128/K&P 113/DMV 99/Striders 74/S&D 40/RSB 8/Crawley 4 & Women:E&E 147/Croydon 97/K&P 72/DMV 60/RSB 21/Striders 19/Crawley & S&D Nil.
The Women were just 5 in number - K&P highlights included another competitive tussle between Rachel Disley & Janet Ray(DMV) over 1500 with Janet just prevailing 5.20.6 to Rachel's 5.21.3;an easy win for Joan Trimble in the M50 100 plus a fine last leg in the 4 x 100 to give K&P victory;and a HJ success for Camilla Thrush(height not published).
The Men numbered 11 - Fario Marismari,on his first league outing,jumped well for 1.40/4.70 HJ/LJ;Ant Budarkiewicz(2A 4.40.6) & David Bell(1B 4.55.7) proved our best pairing;Chuck Isetts(M60) got a 2nd in the M50 100;whilst,elsewhere,it was points gathering with Robin Shaw,Geoff Reed & Graham Huntley most prominent.
Full results on the NB at Kingsmeadow.
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