Sutton Coldfield A continued their miserable Summer League campaign with a 7-3 home defeat to Beaufort Sports A. Andy Jackson was unbeaten for Beaufort while the ever reliable Trevor Davies earned the visitors a point with two wins. Colebridge Aces marched relentlessly towards the title with a 9-1 home win over a Streetly A team who fought all the way. Rajinder Davsi and Amit Ubhi were unbeaten while Kate Hughes picked up two wins. Smithereens A showed that they will fight to the bitter end to try and deny the Aces with an exciting 6-4 win at Smiths Wood A. There were two wins each for Paul Myatt and Matt Satchwell for the visitors but player of the night was the highly talented Alan Caffery of Smiths Wood with a courageous treble.
In Division 2 Colebridge Braves swept aside the challenge of Maypole A at Baverstock with a comfortable 10-0 win. Steve Taylor, Lee Holtham and Mike Evetts made up the winning trio and completed a third victory over Maypole without dropping a set. Bournville kept up their pursuit of the Braves, who top the Division with a 9-1 home win over Smithereens A. Les Minott and Parijat De were unbeaten for the Cadbury boys. A keenly fought match at Streetly resulted in a 5-5 draw between the home club’s B team and visitors Sutton Coldfield B. Star of the night was John Waters with yet another treble for Streetly while the dependable Colin Cleverly notched a brace for the plucky visitors.
Smiths Wood B gave leaders Hamstead a scare in Division 3 pushing them all the way before losing at home 6-4. Gurpal Virdi was yet again unbeaten for Hamstead supported by Koheleth Bailey with two. David Lewis won two for Smiths Wood. Quinborne gained ground on the leaders with a comprehensive 8-2 win over Sutton Coldfield C. Pulkit Bawa and Ming Sung were imperious for the home team. Sam Henderson and Nick Reynolds were unbeaten for Maypole B in their 8-2 win at Beaufort Sports B.