Haywards Heath Town won the double this year - the SCFL Premier and the Peter Bentley Challenge Cup. Picture by Grahame Lehkyj

Our Sporting Moments of 2018

It's been another eventful sporting year in the Mid Sussex Times district.

To follow up our Top Sporting Pictures and Sporting Personalities of 2018, we have put together what we think are the Sporting Moments of the year - and they are in no particular order. These are the moments, happy and sad, which have made the headlines this year. Do you agree? What else would you include? Email sport.sussex@jpimedia.co.uk or comment on our Facebook post.

Haywards Heaths James Westlake finished 7th out of the British runners as this years London Marathon, with a time of 2 hours and 24 minutes in sweltering conditions. When discussing his performance, Westlake stated that he was  completely blown away with what he had just achieved.

1. Westlakes impressive London Marathon performance

Haywards Heaths James Westlake finished 7th out of the British runners as this years London Marathon, with a time of 2 hours and 24 minutes in sweltering conditions. When discussing his performance, Westlake stated that he was completely blown away with what he had just achieved.
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Joe Ludlow and Bradley Gayler each scored centuries as Cuckfield chased down 313 to win by eight wickets against Hastings in July. Ludlow and gayler hit the highest ever third wicket partnership for a total of 217 with four overs remaining.

2. Ludlow and Gayler break partnership record

Joe Ludlow and Bradley Gayler each scored centuries as Cuckfield chased down 313 to win by eight wickets against Hastings in July. Ludlow and gayler hit the highest ever third wicket partnership for a total of 217 with four overs remaining.
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Haywards Heath also defeated League 2 Crawley Town in the Sussex Senior Cup back in November. An own goal, a penalty from Callum Saunders and a composed finish from Max Miller saw Shaun Saunders men earn a stunning 3-1 victory at the Broadfield Stadium.

3. Heath shock Crawley Town

Haywards Heath also defeated League 2 Crawley Town in the Sussex Senior Cup back in November. An own goal, a penalty from Callum Saunders and a composed finish from Max Miller saw Shaun Saunders men earn a stunning 3-1 victory at the Broadfield Stadium.
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Hoves 1st Central County Ground was the venue for the historic integration of the East Sussex, Mid Sussex, West Sussex Invitational and Sussex Premier Cricket leagues. Each league now uses a single playing structure.

4. Sussex Cricket League becomes world's biggest

Hoves 1st Central County Ground was the venue for the historic integration of the East Sussex, Mid Sussex, West Sussex Invitational and Sussex Premier Cricket leagues. Each league now uses a single playing structure.
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