Rotherham Advertiser 30th December 2016

In the last week before the Christmas break, in Division 2 Phoenix Sports and Social Club D were home to Stag School of Motoring A team. Rob Vaughan and Keith Swift one one each plus the doubles but Rob Eyre (2), Pete Webster (3) and Steve Garrett (2) came but 7-3 victors. L.S.M. B notched up another victory when Steve Wilson, John Bradshaw and Dave Sayner won two a piece and comfortably beat Rotherham Scorpions J.T.T.C. E team. Most resistance came from teenager Alex Selway who won two of his but the end result was 7-3 to LSM.

Clifton C played Scorpions D also in Division 2 with Ron Watson and Richard Horsfield achieving maximums whilst all of the opposition – Stuart Foers, Ali Nadzafalijevs and Pete Smith all took out Pete Horsfield giving an end result of 7-3 to Clifton.

In a mid-table battle in Division One Phoenix A played Phoenix B and thrashed them 9-1 with maximums from Richard Element and Craig Straw whilst Eddie Fogg managed to stop the whitewash by beating Mick Jarvis.

Division Three saw Joyce Fox, Keith Swift and Bob Vickers all win maximums against the young players of Scorpions H as their team, Phoenix F whitewashed the junior players. Riley Astle, Harry Oxley and Ryan Heald on the receiving end of the experience. Eric Hargreaves won 2 and Keith Dykes none as Stag B lost 7-3 to in inform trio at Scorpions K. Phil Richardson won a maximum for Scorpions with support from Dave Piper (1)and Ray Jackson (2).

Clifton E dished out another whitewash, this time it was Scorpions G on the receiving end. Allen Redfern, Trevor Bland and Pete Gateley inflicted the blow on youngsters Connor Hallford, Harley Richardson and Keshav Gupta. And, in what seemed to be the theme of the week, Phil Richardson, Dave Hudson and Dave Piper did the same to Harrison Turner, Daniel Heap and Jack Young. Scorpions K - 10, Scorpions I - 0. Scorpions K remain the only team to have a 100% record this season.


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