WEEK 15 REPORT
In the Semi Final Matches Woolton Hill Woodpeckers beat Woo;ton Hill Eagles by 62 points and Thatcham Spartans won by 55 points against Thatcham X
Both Thatcham A and E and Thatcham Hawks reached the final with narrow wins over Inkpen Insufferables and Kintbury Cobra's
Ashford Hill Ramblers keep on track for the title with a 9-1 win over Woolton Hill Badgers with maximums from Sam Ricks and Paul Rattue . Sue Purton had a good win over Terry White to get Badgers only success
Woolton Hill Eagles remain second after defeating Two man AWE Fission 9-1 with Antony Baker and Ian Langley unbeaten
Third placed Thatcham Nomads also won 9-1 against Thatcham Colts with trebles from Nat Richardson , Kevin Brooker and Ray Powell their only loss was in the doubles
Thatcham A are still hoping for second place and their 8-2 victory over Thatcham Thunder kept then in contention.Andy Barnes had a fine treble including a three straight win over previously unbeaten Csaba Pall he was backed up with doubles from Tony Brown and John Golding who both lost to Pall 12-10 in the decider.
Kintbury Jog beat Woolton Hill Badgers 6-4 with Mark Wheeler, Adam Pacyna and Dom Cutter all winning two each. Andy Moore won twice for Badgers and Roger Cherowbrier had an exception win over Pacya.
Thatcham C just about have the title in their pocket and a 7-3 win over Thatcham Scorpions with Nestor Ceron getting a hat trick and Ray Beeks two . Simon Barter won twice for Scorpions . Thatcham C also beat Thatcham X who had a player short by 8-2 with Jeff Caddy winning all his matches Matt smith played well for the losers and only lost to Caddy 11-7 in the fifth.
Thatcham Lions hold on to second place even after losing 7-3 to Woolton Hill Wombats for whom Simon Sonsino won three and Jonathan Hopson two
Wombats also had an impressive 9-1 win against Thatcham Scorpions with Sonsino and Hopson on maximums and with games in hand could be in the running for runners up in this league.
Ashford Hill Misfits are in third still after beating Thatcham A and E 6-4 Simon Craig and Wendy Porter both winning twice and teaming up to win the doubles but none could beat A 'and E's Phil Ware who won all his matches.
Ian Wu had a maximum for Kintbury Cobras when they drew with Thatcham Spartans for whom Celia Hooker and Eric Panting won twice.
Scorpions were 7-3 winners against Thatcham Scavengers with Bill Stamatiou and Simon Barter winning three each
Scavengers also lost to Lions by 8-2 . Lions Peter Erlich had a treble and Eddie Haines and Jeff Rogers two wins .Isaac Davies had two good wins and only lost to Erlich in five.
Thatcham Hawks are holding off the chasing pack and their 8-2 win against Rosemoor helped Ian Dickason and Christine Milne were both unbeaten
Kintbury Outlaws are in danger of losing their second place to Woolton Hill Woodpeckers who have games in hand Woodpeckers beat them 6-4 despite Outlaws David Rawlings getting a maximum . Archie Dyson and Adrian Dray both getting doubles for Woodpeckers.
Woolton Hill Racketeers are picking up useful points to pull away from the bottom two , they beat Rosemoor 6-4 Sthiven Pinilla won three and Panos Stemiysiotis getting two
Racketeers also got a share of the points against Thatcham Spitfires with Judy Piper and Ron Hill winning two each but Spitfires John Panting went one better by winning three
Author: Eric Panting via Newbury Table Tennis League