A small team of boys made the trip to Ewell for the first Ebbisham league fixture of the 2018 season.
Despite many of the boys having their first experience of competing at an athletics match. Walton boys showed they will be a force to be reckon with this season and put in a solid team performance. Scoring consistently on the track and in the field with everyone contributing towards the points and many PBs despite the chilly weather, and were duly rewarded with a second place finish behind home club Epsom & Ewell.
George Sudderick won the under 15 boys A string 100 11:6 & 200 23:0 and was supported by Jon Awuah winning the B string 100 12:3 & A string 300 41:7 and Joseph Daws-Twilley winning B string 300 44:3.
Whilst in the middle Distance events there was good performances over 800 from Joseph Daws-Twilley 2:24:4, Callum Stewart 2:55:5 and a PB from Jacob Gelona 2:32:3. In the 1500 boys club captain Jack Gemmell ran 4:40:2 to come home in second place in A string and Ollie Emment 4:51:4 won the B string.
In the field Ricky Villa-Abrille was a class apart and secured two victories in the Discus 21:66 and Javelin 35:37. Newcomer Gabriel Roberts also won the Long Jump with a leap of 4:97.
In the under 13 boys Alex Histon Allvey has a busy day and won the A string 100 14:2 and Long Jump 3:95 and also ran the 800 for good measure in 2:34:1.
Special mention should go to James Queen who slipped at the start of the 100, but he showed maturity beyond his years as he got up to finish the race securing third place. He was also second in A string 200 29:9 and B string Long Jump 3:23. Jacob Thomas was second in B string 200 30:1
Harry Tuckman was the sole Walton representative in the 1500 but he gave another solid performance to come home in third place 5:24:2.
Newcomers Dan Sloggett in his first ever HJ competition was rewarded with first place finish, with a 1:15 clearance.
Thanks to all the parents and officials who braved the cold to support the boys. Full results will appear on Power of 10 shortly.