Match Report Week 1 2015-16

Mansfield & District Table Tennis League

2015/16 Winter Season

Week Commencing 28th September 2015

MATCH WEEK 1 Results

Division 1

1.       Zygabyte A beat Jacksdale B – 6-4 – Dean Brookes

2.       Rhinos beat Boothys – 9-1 - P.O.M – Richard Robinson

3.       Riots beat Jacksdale A – 7-3 – Kerry Harvey

4.       Zygabyte B vs Jacksdale C – 0-0 – POSTPONED

The new season kicked off this week and Zygabyte A title favourites with Last Year’s winners not fielding a team this year, started off with a 6-4 victory over Jacksdale B, Dean Brookes won all his games in a Player of the Match performance to guide Zygabyte Home

The battle between the two teams promoted from Div Two resulted in a resounding win for the home team. Steve Scott and Richard Robinson (who won player of the match) both scored maximums for Ravenshead Rhinos with Stuart Chadwick gaining Boothys only point.

Steve Scott Teamed up with Graham Smith (who won 2 games) in the Doubles to beat Stuart Chadwick & Rodney Sampson to win the match 9-1

Ravenshead Riots started their campaign with a strong 7-3 victory of Jacksdale A. Kerry Harvey who won Player of the Match by winning all her games on her debut for the Ravenshead Riots actually played for the opposition Jacksdale A last Year.

Simon Chatterton backed Kerry up also winning all his games, Andy Thorley winning 1

For Jacksdale A Malcolm Allsop & Zak Melrose both won 1 game each and combined in the doubles to reduce Riots victory to 7-3

Table

                                               P             Pts

1. Rhinos                              1              9

2. Riots                                 1              7

3. Zygabyte A                     1              6

Division 2

1.       Angels beat Ravens – 8-2 – P.O.M – Andy Brown

2.       River Maun beat Rebels – 6-4 -  P.O.M – Mark Sansom

3.       Snipers beat Hucknall 50+  – 6-4 – P.O.M – Erlands Skels

4.       Jacksdale D vs Spin Doctors – 7-3 – P.O.M – Billy Melrose

Mansfield Debutant Andy Brown won all his matches to take the Player of the Match in his first Match, helping the Ravenshead Angels to a convincing 8-2 victory over Boothys Ravens (one of the pre-season favourites for division 2 this year)

Adrian Smith also backed Andy up winning all his games also, showing his grit coming back from 2-0 against Chris Tilstone - Adrian & Andy also teamed up to win the doubles. Maggie won 1 match also in their victory.

For Boothys Ravens they gained 2 points with 1 win a piece for Andy Bunting & Chris Tilstone

The New team to the league River Maun, made their debut with a 6-4 win over Ravenshead Rebels, Captain Mark Sansom led the team with a Player of the Match Performance wining all his singles and joined Michael Jarunek in the doubles to win that too, Michael Jarunek backed Mark Sansom up with 2 wins in the singles.

Michael Cohen a new player for the rebels, after a year break from table tennis came back and won 2 singles with Val Tully and Fionna Ridgwell both winning 1

Great start for the new team, welcome to the league River Maun

Erlands Skels put in an unbeaten player of the match performance winning all 3 singles and the doubles with Jim Westwood (who also won 2 singles), helping the team to a 6-4 victory over Hucknall 50+

Snipers playing in their new venue this year St Joseph’s Social Club for the first time, got off to a winning start in their new home, however the game was a close affair with Roy Drew winning 2 games - one of the games coming back from 2-0 against Dean Marsh and winning the 5th 11-0. Dick Johnson & John Banner both won 1

Going into the doubles Snipers ( Jim & Erlands ) beat Hucknall ( DIck & Roy ) 3-1 in a very close game, perhaps a surprise doubles result with Jim & Erlands new team mates and Dick & Roy one of the best double partnerships in division 2, but the Snipers pairing brought home the win ( 11-2, 6-11, 12-10,11-7)

Jacksdale D made a strong start with just 2 players Hari Rampall & Player of the Match Billy Melrose, the 2 juniors made a real mark winning all their games against the Zygabyte Spin Doctors to take the match 7-3.

Glyn Payne for the Spin Doctors took both players to 5 Games, but Hari & Billy both won 11-5 in the 5th.

Table

                                              P             Pts

1. Angels                              1              8

2. Jacksdale D                    1              7

3. River Maun                    1              6

3. Snipers                            1              6

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