With just under a week to go before the Elite League begins with the top stars of the shale sport locking horns, this weekend looked at the rising stars that will be looking to be riding at the top level in the future.
Saturday saw round one of the BYJL at Wednesfield’s Ashmore Park. The Winwood duo of Ryan and Reece took part in the different age group events and once more did themselves and the Monarchs proud. In the Under 12 event Dylan Hexley took the honours showing his back wheel to all his rivals as the Birmingham rider showed the speed and talent that he graced in the second team last term. The next round will be staged at Coventry’s Hearsall Common on April 27th.
Chris Parish was top scorer for the Comets but they failed to keep up the 100% record as Stockport put them to the sword. Parish claimed 15 points but it was not enough as Stockport came out 94-83 winners.
Newport made it a double over Horspath and also kept up the impressive unbeaten run as they won 95-82. Kieron Jones chipped in with 13 points as Nicky Evans also weighed in with 12 as they will look Elite matters next weekend.