Wright finished with a fast and furious 15-point maximum, with good support from Riss
(10) and Palm Toft (9).
Newcastle's Tero Aarnio had looked uncharacteristically out of sorts so was replaced by Wethers in heat nine but after a tight opening couple of bends Josh Pickering and Mark Riss
passed the Newcastle men.
EDINBURGH (49): Sam Masters 13, Erik Riss
11, Ricky Wells 9,Max Clegg 4, Mitchell Davey 4, Josh Pickering 4, Theo Pijper 4.
Monarchs fans will be anxious to see the German racer's brother, Mark Riss
, after his arrival this week.
Redcar are expected to be at full strength, although both Charles Wright and Erik Riss
are carrying bumps and bruises incurred riding in the Premiership earlier this week.
Riders' score chart: Edinburgh: Ricky Wells (captain) 15, Joel Andersson 3+1, Mark Riss
10+1, Max Ruml 1, Thomas Jorgensen (guest) 6+1, Matt Williamson 5+1, Josh Pickering 11+1 Berwick: Aaron Summers 9, Kevin Doolan (captain) 13+3, John Lindman 0, David Howe 6, Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen 7, Jye Etheridge 0, Dany Gappmaier 4+1
said: "I was excited for the first meeting because I tried out new things - I changed a lot and now is the time to see if it works." BASKETBALL: Glasgow Rocks boss Sterling Davis wants to pay back Newcastle Eagles for three years of hurt by blowing up their BBL title hopes tonight.
had won his first three races in Norfolk and Michael Palm Toft, who also represents the 'Stars' in the upper tier, scored ten, while Bears recently crowned British Champion Charles Wright accumulated 8+1 for the Panthers, despite a tapes exclusion in his second outing.
TONIGHT'S LINE-UPS BERWICK: Aaron Summers, Kevin Doolan (captain), John Lindman, David Howe, Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen, Jye Etheridge, Dany Gappmaier EDINBURGH: Ricky Wells, Max Ruml, Mark Riss
, Joel Andersson, Erik Riss
(captain), Matt Williamson, Josh Pickering Meanwhile Newcastle Speedway host the 2018 British Under-21 semi-final tomorrow night (6.30pm) with riders from all over the UK arriving at Byker.
Wright, who took this year's British title only last month, also dropped just one point in his four outings, again to King in heat 11, while recent German signing Riss
won his first three races in style before being forced to the back in both heats 13 and 15.
scored nine points as they wrapped up the League Cup at Glasgow.
Steve Worrall made the perfect start in heat four to hold out Erik Riss
all the way after the German shot past Alfie Bowtell off bend two with the score now 13-11, as tight as many had expected the match to run.