Match report from Glyn Rowley
Wednesfield Aces remain top of the Midland Cycle Speedway League after a big scoreÂ win over an under strength Stoke side from the Potteries last weekend.Â Stoke had to use several ofÂ their junior riders to make up their team but the meeting held plenty of entertainment withÂ the Aces top riders very sportingly slowing the pace when up against the StokeÂ youngsters giving them good racing experience.
There was some good racing between the Aces and Stoke’s top riders with Stoke’sÂ Lewis Bates the match top scorer on 18 points, Chris Jewkes top scorer for the Aces onÂ 17 points in a very sporting match.
Wednesfield Aces 101
Chris Jewkes 17, Matt Haddock 15, Ricki Johnson 15, Jordan Holdcroft 14, DaveÂ Meanley 14, Scott Doherty 13, Mark Griffiths 11, Mick Aris 2
Lewis Bates 18, Errol Thaw 15, Simon Mundon 12, Cameron Walley 10, Tom Walley 9,Â Ruben Pope 7, Janet Kirkman 6.
The Division Two meeting was run in the same vain as the first team match with StokeÂ having to use the same riders that rode in their first team and giving away 51 penaltyÂ points to Wednesfield before they even got a stride a bike.
This rule applies to riders that have ridden in the first team match and are over the age ofÂ 16 years.Â The visitors, with no chance of recovering those points, very sportingly didÂ what the Aces did in the first team match and slowed the pace a little when up againstÂ the Aces junior riders.Â The Aces ran out winners of the fixture without the use of theÂ penalty points given.
Haydn Rowley 13, Harry Everiss 12, Lewis Beardsmore 10, Jack Holdcroft 10, ConnorÂ Dyke 8, Charlie Ellitts 8, Alex Aris 6
Tom Walley 14, Simon Mundon 12, Errol Thaw 11, Lewis Bates 11, Cameron Walley 11,Â Ruben Pope 4