With a hat trick from Anthony Phoenix this helped Beaumont Accountancy Nomads A to play a 5-5 draw with Swerve A in the 1st Division of the Middlesbrough and District Table Tennis League. This drawn fixture helps Ormesby A who beat the club’s own D team by 10-0, to move 4 points ahead at the top of the table.
Phoenix’s hat trick was scored by a comfortable margin as he won all three sets in straight games. For Swerve Josh Harland and Kieran Wardell won two each with the closest set being Harland’s win over Mark Walpole 3-2, including the 4th game at 11-9. Walpole and Stephen Cooper won one each for Beaumont, whilst Harland and Wardell won the doubles for Swerve.
In the Ormesby match the club’s A team defeated the D team by 10-0 with hat tricks from George Hill, David Gofton and Thomas Rayner. The D team did put up some strong resistance but could not cope with the strength of the club’s A team.
Alan Ransome OBE