Match Reports Week 6

Mansfield & District Table Tennis League

2014/15 Winter Season

Week Commencing 3rd November 2014


MATCH WEEK 6 Results


Division 1 Cup

1. Zygabyte A  vs Ravenshead Riots  – 9-0  -  P.O.M –  Joe Zygadlo

2. Ravenshead Rascals  bt  Zygabyte B – 9-0  -  P.O.M –  Conrad Stoddart

3. Jacksdale A bt Jacksdale C –  8-1  -  P.O.M –  Kalpesh Bhatt

Zygabyte A & Ravenshead Rascals the 2 pre-season favourites for the Division 1 Cup both showed their intention this week both winning their games 9-0 against Ravenshead Riots & Zygabyte B respectively. Rascals take a 9pt lead over Zygabyte A but have played 1 extra game.

Joe Zygadlo won both his singles 3-0 to claim his 1st Player of the Match of the Season in Zygabyte A’s victory. The closest game of the night was between Bob Hume & Andy Thorley, Bob won the first 2 but then Andy responded taking the next 2, however Bob found his form for the last game and took the rubber 3-2.

Conrad Stoddart was dominant in the Rascals Victory winning both his singles and doubles 3-0 and in turn taking Player of the Match. He was backed up by Adam Feargrieve and Mick Pestka who also won all their games, taking the match 9-0.

Jacksdale A won their first match in the Division 1 Cup with a convincing 8-1 victory of Jacksdale C. Kalpesh Bhatt & David Greaves winning all their doubles and singles for their Team. Russell Stevens beat Zak Melrose to claim Jacksdale C’s only point.

The best game of the night was a hard fought match between Zak Melrose & John Fordham with 4 of the games going to 10-10 final result – (8-11, 13-11, 13-11, 13-15, 12-10) to Zak.


                                            P             Pts

1. Rascals                           3              24

2. Zygabyte A                    2              15

3. Jacksdale A                    3              13


Division 2

LW. Hucknall 50+  bt  Jacksdale D – 6-4  - P.O.M – Billy Melrose

1. Boothys  bt  Zygabyte Old Bats -  6-4  - P.O.M – Nigel Stent

2. Ravenshead Angels  vs  Boothys Ravens  -  7-3  -  P.O.M – Adrian Smith

3. Ravenshead Rhinos bt Ravenshead Rebels – 8-2  -  P.O.M –  Steve Scott

Hucknall 50+ vs Jacksdale D - A feature of this match was the fine form of 12 year old Billy Melrose who won all his 3 rubbers for Jacksdale and took Player of the Match.

Also 16 year old Kirsten Bingham played her first league match  for the home team.

Despite the great efforts of Billy, Hucknall 50+ just took the match 6-4 with a tight doubles win to take victory.

Nigel Stent of the Old Bats once again won all his games 3-0, maintaining his record of not losing an end so far, but despite his 3 wins and doubles win, it was not enough. Boothys took the match 6-4 with Derek Clarke, Stuart Chadwick & Bob Angus all winning 2 rubbers each.

Rhinos the only unbeaten team in division 2, kept their unbeaten record with a dominant 8-2 victory, Steve Scott Once again won Player of the Match ( 3rd of the season already )and won all his rubbers. Laurence Taylor for the Rebels won 2 of his rubbers to win some points for them.

Rhinos are now 2nd in the League and only 1 point off top with a game in hand.

Adrian Smith & Lisa Lewis won all their singles and combined in the doubles to beat Boothys Ravens 7-3. In a close fought match with not 1 rubber being won 3-0.

Also in all the singles Ravens won the first game but each time Adrian & Lisa fought back to win their matches.


                                             P             Pts

1. Snipers                            5              28

2. Rhinos                             4              27

3. Boothys                           4              25

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