Junior riders shine for Heckmondwike

Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club's Junior riders
Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club's Junior riders
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Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway’s junior riders produced two impressive displays to register victories over Bury and Hull.

In the under-13s match at Bury, Tom Whitwam scored a maximum 16 points and Connor Hinde-Marsden 15 as Heckmondwike recorded a 72-48 victory.

They followed that up with a 40-36 success against Hull as Whitwam again registered a maximum 16 points and Will Naylor 10.

Under-13 Results

Heckmondwike 72, Bury 48.

Heckmondwike scores: Connor Hinde Marsden 15, Tom Whitwam 16, Harvey Wells 8, Ben Summergill 11, declan Summergill 13, Bella Naylor 9.

Heckmondwike 40, Hull 36.

Heckmondwike scores: Tom Whitwam 16, Will Naylor 10, Bella Naylor 6, Harvey Wells 8.

n Heckmondwike’s senior team fought well in their home game against Bury until the midway stages.

Darren Kent took a tumble in his first heat, dropping valuable points and although Heckmondwike battled on, Bury sealed an 82-67 win.

Heckmondwike only had two senior riders for last Sunday’s trip to Hull and had to include all their junior members to make up the team.

Richard Wells suffered a broken thumb in his first heat and eight-year-old Bella Naylor had to substitute him for two races. Heckmondwike went on to suffer a 103-47 defeat.

Senior results

Heckmondwike 67, Bury 82.

Heckmondwike scores: Pawel Idziorek 16 (maximum), Laura Watson 5+1, Richard Wells 5, Darren Kent 15, Adam Watson 14, Justin Naylor 7. Ryan Summergill reserve.

Hull 47, Heckmondwike 103.

Heckmondwike scores: Justin Naylor 7, Adam Watson 12, Richard Wells 5, Tom Whitwam 7, Will Naylor 8, Harvey Wells 5, Bella Naylor (reserve) 2.