2015-16 week one reports

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division One

ROLO 6 v BRIDLINGTON OLD BOYS 4

Rolos Ben Rowe staged brilliant comebacks in two of his three rubbers. The first against Brids new signing Mark Chajecki, he was 9-7 down in the final set but stuck to his task to win it 11-9 against a very experienced opponent. He then just missed out on a repeat performance after coming back from 10-6 down in the fifth against Mike Fenby. Both players had match points in a highly entertaining finish but it was Fenby who clinched it 19-17. This marathon left little in the tank for the veteran Fenby and he lost his last rubber to a solid performance from Ethan Lowe in straight sets. It was business as usual for the league number one Martin Lowe who turned in a ruthless performance to win all his rubbers in straight sets and then take the doubles with son Ethan. Brids reply came from a Simon James brace and singles for Fenby and Chajecki.

THE HIT SQUAD 9 v HACKNESS B 1

The Hit Squad lived up to their name with this nine point win. Ross Dransfied was man of the match with straight set victories in all his rubbers. Team-mate Richard Dent was also unbeaten but found it hard work against the wily veteran Noel Seery who won the opening two sets before losing. Seerys performance was rewarded with a win against Guy Whiting in straight sets. Whitings brace and a doubles win by his team-mates were the hit squads other scorers.

CORINTHIANS B 5 v WHITBY SPRINGHILL 5

Corinthian number one Derek Elliott was in fine form with an impressive treble. He defeated league number four Bob Evans in straight sets and then claimed the draw by partnering Trevor Teasdale to a doubles win. Pete Kirk was Corinthians other scorer. Springhill played their part in an excellent match by Evans and Barbara Kearney scoring a brace each and John Hanson a single.

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division Two

WHITBY ENDEAVOUR 3 v PINDAR 7

Pindars Guy Hutchinson hit a treble that included a great opening five set win against Barry Davies. He also paired up with Nigel Clapham for a doubles win. Claphams brace and Robert Gorkas single completed Pindars score. Whitbys reply was a Davies brace and a single for Jon Parkinson.

HOBNOBS 9 v SCALBY OLD BOYS 1

A poor show by Scalby who turned up with a player short for their opening match. Hobnobs took full advantage with Stuart Robinson and Ajay Tanday staying unbeaten. A whitewash was averted when Allistair Hutchinson defeated Allan Thurling in four sets.

RYEDALE SPORTS CLUB 10 v PICADORE B 0

After a lay off with a long term injury, Ryedales Mick Carter starred with a great treble. Team-mates Ray Mitchell and Pat Swindell were also unbeaten but it was to be Carters night. His stonewall defending shone through in all his rubbers. Picadores best player was Richard Lloyd who took both Mitchell and Carter to five sets.

PICADORE A 4 v TRINITY 6

A tremendous contest that starred two of the leagues top juniors. Trinitys Matty Lowe and Moke Warburton both won a brace each. The progress of both players was very evident in all their rubbers. Matty fought hard to get the upperhand in some very close matches the best of which was a win over Nigel Hird 6-11, 9-11, 12-10, 12-10, 11-8. Mokes new found matchplay saw her defeat two experienced league players. The two youngsters then won the doubles in straight sets. Third player John Warburton had a vital win over Hird. Picadores Sally Hunter was their best player with a brace while Hird and Martin Zammits both hit singles.

SCARBOROUGH NEWS Division Three

LIBERATORS 8 v NEWBY JFS 2

The decision by the league to enter a very young team in the third division paid dividends with a very admirable effort from the talented Newby side. Sam Lowe got them off to great start by defeating Brian Goodliffe in straight sets. It was an impressive debut by the youngest of the Lowe dynasty as he went on to score another single. Team-mates Frazer Ives and Jack Louth were composed and showed glimpses of their undoubted potential. Man of the match was Liberators Karl Cousins who was unbeaten and also took the doubles with Goodliffe. The latter and Kath Edwards also added a brace each for the victors.

ROGUES N JOSHERS 4 v WHITBY RESOLUTION 6

Whitbys Stuart Hurworth steered his team to a close win over a new look Rogues side. Hurworth won all his singles in straight sets and also took the doubles with Dan Schweitzer. The latter and Mike Stones made up Whitbys score. Rogues introduced promising junior Tom Wild to their team and he rewarded them with a brace. Singles from John Blaymires and new signing Tom Anderson gave Rogues a healthy four points for their efforts.

Article Published:
Last Updated:
Share This Page