Kelso too strong

Kelso 2nds 78

Lasswade 2nds 7


FREE-scoring Kelso 2nds thumped Lasswade to maintain top spot in the league.

Tries from Andrew Haig, Jamie Pick (2) and Richard Marshall ensured the Tweedsiders had secured a bonus point inside the opening 15 minutes.

Kelso continued to dominate the opening half, running in a further five tries from Louis Wichary, Greg Brown, Derek Welsh and a brace from Ross Tinlin. Craig Renton added six conversions for a 57-0 lead.

Kelso rang the changes and introduced all seven of their substitutes at the break, disrupting the flow of the game.

Greg Ponton and Craig Brown added tries for Kelso before Lasswade hit back with a well-worked consolation score.

But Kenny Gibson rounded off the afternoon with a final score for Kelso, Renton (2) and Haig (1) adding the second half conversions.