Div 2 report

Cat F defeated Hit’n’Hope by 6 sets to 4. Eddie Kwok (Cat F) was in good form with three straight wins. Ian Nixon (H’n’H) fought hard for his two wins.

Despite the valiant efforts of Dael Sidwell and John Pearson (Cat G) both with two wins, understrength  Cat G went down to Queen’s Barwell by 6 sets to 4. Steve Lawson (Queens) winning his three.

Cat E overcame Mkt Bosworth2 by 9 sets to 1. The youngsters from Mkt Bosworth continue to improve every match but just found Cat E too strong.

League leaders GW D recorded a comfortable victory over Mkt Bosworth 1. Both Roger Hill and Callum Dale (GWD) scoring maximums, the latter including a fine win over the experienced John Veasey (Mkt B1)

Second placed George Ward C saw off their “F” team by 8 sets to 2. Young reserve James Walker (GWF) filling in for the injured Dick Jenkins, had a good win over Liam Davies (GWC). The match was nowhere near as one sided as the score suggests as no fewer than 9 sets went to either four or five games.

Mkt Bosworth 1 recorded only their second win of the season against Cat E by 7 sets to 3. Man of the match was John Veasey (MB1) winning his three whilst Alec Downes took two wins for Cat E. Mkt Bosworth 2 lost by 0-10 to Cat F.

Cat H succumbed to Queen’s Barwell by 3 sets to 7, both Alan Morris and S Lawton (Queens) collecting three wins each.

GWC continued their recent good form overpowering Cat G by 8 sets to 2. Chris Thomas and Robbie Webster (both GWC) winning their three sets.

G Ward D followed up their win over Bosworth with a fine performance against their own “F” team running out winners by 9 sets to 1. This victory cements their top spot with 63 points fourteen clear of second placed GWC on 49. Hill and Oliver Wynne won all their sets. Connor Harris (GWF) beating Matt Wynne for his one. Indeed Harris can consider himself unlucky as he took Hill the leading player in the averages to five games narrowly losing 8-12 in the fifth.

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