British Athletics League Div 1 – Portsmouth
With a number of key athletes unavailable WSEH AC were hard pressed to make an impact in the second of their British Athletics League Div 1 match at Portsmouth on Saturday - finishing in 6th place in a closely fought match.

Match Result:
1. Harrow AC 355pts
2. Blackheath & Bromley AC 309pts
3. Southampton AC 303pts
4. City of Liverpool 296pts
5. Kingston & Poly AC 240pts
6. WSEH AC 219pts
7. Sale Harriers 218pts
8. Herne Hill Harriers 214pts

Team Manager Reiss Durban-Davison made a sterling effort to fill the gaps in the team by competing in seven events – his best result coming in the B string Long Jump where he placed 4th on 6m11.
Another to put himself on the line was Sam Plumb who contested 5 events. It was he that opened proceedings on the track with his 4th place in the 400m Hurdles in 54.46secs.
Alex Haydock–Wilson was the lone WSEH winner on the track with his victory in the 400m in 47.32secs. 16 year old Josh Pearson also performed well in this event to finish 3rd in the B race in 49.60secs.
The Field Events opened well for WSEH in the Hammer with Iain Botting 4th in the A string with 43m39 and Luke Norris placing 2nd in the B string with 34m58.
The Long Jump provided another victory for Sam Challis with a pb of 7m25.
Euan Bryden was 3rd in the Pole Vault with his 4m63 clearance.
Newcomer Paulius Svarauskas made his club debut with a good 14m06 to place 3rd in the Triple Jump A string with another 16 year old Kam Cheung–Lambert inspired to a new pb of 12m24 for 3rd in the B string.
Best of the Relay events for the local club came in the 4x100m where Alex Haydock-Wilson, Aaron Richardson, Michael Louise and Reiss Durban Davison sped the baton round for 4th place in 43.21secs.
With two remaining matches – Bedford in July and Liverpool in August, WSEH will need to field full squads if they are to ensure that their Division 1 status remains intact