Horsham Central League 2016-17 Week 1

Week 1 – 7/10/16

It was great to see the league back in action, and there was plenty of action in the first week. There was a good standard of play demonstrated thought the matches. A strong Horsham Spinners team played well to win 7-2 versus Horsham A. Mark Weston and Jacob Evans were too strong on the night for Ed Cozens, who had to settle for one win. Owen Brown and Will Michell won all 3 of their matches, and will be ones to watch out for. Seb Dunkley will undoubtedly be determined to improve his match sharpness in coming matches, but did not register a win on this outing.

In the Crawley vs Storrington match, there were promising signs from the young players on both sides. Melissa Berry competed well to win against Jack Hallums, and although only registering one win, pushed James Anderson to five sets in the last game of the night. Ahmad did not register a win this time, but took some good sets from the Storrington players. Connor went to five sets in two of his matches, and converted these to wins to register points for Crawley. James Anderson registered two wins for the Storrington team, with his persistence paying off in both five-setters. Jack Hallums won one game in the fifth set against Ahmad. An experienced Keith Anderson won all 3 of his games without dropping a set. The final score Crawley 3, Storrington 6.

In the Horsham B vs Horsham C, honours were even, with two wins each, and a player missing from each side. Linus Li showed some deft pen hold strokes to win against his two opponents. Chris Goodier pushed Linus to the fifth set, but had to settle with a comfortable win over Oscar Perkins. Oscar was unfortunate not to get more from his match against Nicko Owen, who had enough to get over the line in five sets. Linus proved too strong for Nicko. Final score 2-2, with the missing players back for week 2 to help the teams register some points. 

A good first week of games, and plenty more action to follow in week 2!

 

TeamTeamDate Score
CrawleyStorrington07/10/2016 3-6
Horsham AHorsham Spinners07/10/20162-7
Horsham BHorsham C07/10/2016 2-2
Horsham CHorsham A14/10/2016  
StorringtonHorsham B14/10/2016 
Horsham SpinnersCrawley14/10/2016  
StorringtonHorsham Spinners21/10/2016  
CrawleyHorsham C21/10/2016 
Horsham AHorsham B21/10/2016  
Horsham BCrawley04/11/2016  
Horsham CHorsham Spinners04/11/2016 
Horsham AStorrington04/11/2016  
StorringtonHorsham C11/11/2016 
CrawleyHorsham A11/11/2016 
Horsham SpinnersHorsham B11/11/2016  

 

NameTeamPlayedWinsLosses% win
Keith AndersonStorrington330100.0%
Owen BrownHorsham Spinners330100.0%
Will MichellHorsham Spinners330100.0%
Linus LiHorsham B220100.0%
Connor HerbertCrawley32166.7%
James AndersonStorrington32166.7%
Christopher GoodierHorsham C21150.0%
Nicko OwenHorsham C21150.0%
Melissa BerryCrawley31233.3%
Jack HallumsStorrington31233.3%
Mark WestonHorsham A31233.3%
Jacob EvansHorsham A31233.3%
Ed CozensHorsham Spinners31233.3%
Ahmad HumaydeCrawley3030.0%
Seb DunkleyHorsham A3030.0%
Oscar PerkinsHorsham B2020.0%

 

PositionTeamPlayedWDLForAgainst
1Horsham Spinners110072
2Storrington110063
3Crawley100136
4Horsham A100127
4Horsham B101022
4Horsham C101022
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