Juniors continue to impress in Week 3 of the Premier

Eight juniors were in action this week with most of them winning matches.

The most eye catching was ten years old Oliver Maric Murray making his debut for Blades C defeating Tony Steel and Rodders only going down to evergreen super vet Gerry Pugh who was a top junior himself more than fifty years ago.Ryszard Pelc continued his winning run with a maximum and Richard Hazell weighed in with one to give Blades. 6-3 win over Foresters C.

JR won two for basement team Crawley Sports and Sally Henke one as they went down 3-6 to Foresters A,WBH won three,Adam Todd two and Arthur Daley one with a tight 14-12 victory in the fifth.A long winter ahead for Sports.

For Blades A Steve Barby and George Hazell won three each,one of Steves a never in doubt 18-16 win in the fifth over Phil Nicholls.Robert Pelc lost to Bonzo deuce in the fifth and to Phil three straight,7-2 to the league leaders.

With Phil Richardson stuck in London at a drinks party it was left to reluctant spectator A.Meads to turn out for Community A.Paul Carter despite having a weak backhand won all three being pushed all the way by a revitalised Graham Green who with no Stickmen to wind him up just lost in five.Barrie Gilbert continued his losing run to Paul Newton despite leading by two games and 7-3 up in the decider and then surprisingly lost to John Callcut with his only win a tight one v Graham but it was not enough to prevent giving Community B bragging rights with a 5-4 victory.

Spinners number one Will Michell scored an impressive treble against Graham Barnes from two nil down,Steve Hoad and Good Boy Sharland from2-1 down,R.Scott and Charlie Graham Adams weighed in with two each to maintain second spot with a 7-2 win over stragglers Horsham A.

A fine team effort saw Blades D overcome Foresters B with two each fromGraham Carter,Steve Pound and Michael Bridger versus Mike Robinson,,Prakash and Viral Kanji.

Another exciting junior Fraser Kent won two matches against Foresters Ds Alice Hazell and Barry Cheer deuce in the fifth,Rose Rainton again won three for Blades D and it was left to Kate Cheer to win the only two games of the evening.

Author: via Crawley and Horsham Table Tennis League
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