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HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES are having a difficult time in South-East Division 2 and travelled to Ipswich without any senior riders being available. The enthusiastic youth team, including seven-year-old Nyla El-Labany, stepped up and received compliments from their hosts for their commitment. Needless to say, against an Ipswich B side that, on-paper, looked at full strength, they found it tough and were. saved from a total whitewash by a 5-5 in heat 14 by Frank Spauls and Aiesha Musa.
IPSWICH B 110 HETHERSETT 50
(Lola Martin 11 Luca El-Labany 9 Frank Spauls 9 Aiesha Musa 8+1 Jamal Musa 8 Nyla El-Labany 5)
Boosted by the inclusion of Will Clarke for the Youth League match, the Hawks were able to be much more competitive with Lola Martin, despite an injury received the previous day, and Aiesha Musa getting a 7-3 win in heat 9 and those two each getting another race win helping to keep the final deficit to just 10 points.
IPSWICH U16 85 HETHERSETT U16 75
(Lola Martin 18+1 Aiesha Mua 13+2 Luca El-Labany 13+1 Jamal Musa 11+1 Will Clarke 9+4 Frank Spauls 9+1 Nyla El-Labany 2)
There were some good performances by Hethersett riders in Round 5 of the South-East Grand Prix series held at the picturesque Somersham track in Suffolk. Nyla El-Labany finisged runner-up in the Under-8s while others to reach “A” Finals were Aiesha Musa and Amelia Dodson (3rd and 4th in the Girls) and Dave Martin (3rd in the Veterans).
Round 6 is at East London on 5th August.
Numbers were lower than usual for Round 6 of the Norfolk GO-RIDE and Grand Prix series at Hethersett due to holidays, school trips. However it did allow for some others to get among the trophies with Norwich’s Zachery Eastwood outstanding in the U12s / U14s group to register his first win. Three riders made their first showing in the series – Josh Morris, Harley Hamill and a racing debut for veteran John Syer on his birthday!!
Full results of finals – (Hethersett unless stated)
U8 & U10
A – 1 Ronnie Harding 2 Arlo Davies 3 Nyla El-Labany (1st U8) 4 Isaac Emms (2nd U8)
B – 1 Josh Morris (3rd U8) 2 Micael Whitfield 3 Jonah Hockey (Norwich) 4 Cerys Williams
U12 & U14
A – 1 Zachery Eastwood (Norwich) (1st U12) 2 Luca El-Labany (2nd U12) 3 Lola Martin (3rd U12) 4 Austin Brailey
B – 1 Jamal Musa
U16 & Senior
A – 1 Dave Martin 2 Harley Hamill 3 Jamie Medler (Norwich) 4 Harry Everiss (Norwich)
B – 1 John Syer
Referee – Sarah Brailey
Round 7 is at Eaton Park on Sunday 3rd September.
Full series tables can be seen here: https://www.hethersetthawks.co.uk/results/go-ride-and-senior-series/
It is a big day for the Club on Saturday at Kesgrave as the Under-10 team look to defend the Little League British Team Championship they won at Leicester last year while their Under-8 and Under-10 riders contest the Individual Championships. Nyla El-Labany will be defending her British Under-8 Girls title.