SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division One
HACKNESS A 8 v HACKNESS B 2
The Hackness derby proved to be an entertaining affair with Chris Found and Hal Goodliffe taking rubbers off their senior side. Found took the scalp of Neil Raine, the latter gave up to his opponents strong defensive play and Goodliffe also seemed to have the tactics to comfortably beat James Hodgson. Top player on the night was Joel Wright who just dropped one set on his way to a treble. He then combined with Raine to win a five set doubles.
HACKNESS B 3 v ROLO 7
When his is fit to play Noel Seery offers bottom placed Hackness a lifeline. The vintage performer scored comfortable wins over Rolos Ethan Lowe and Ben Rowe and he was not disgraced against Martin Lowe. Seery took the opening set 11-9 before losing the next three 1-11, 5-11, 10-12. Chris Found won a close encounter with Ethan after recovering from two sets down to take the decider 11-9. Rolos reply came from a Martin Lowe treble a brace from Rowe and a single from Ethan Lowe. The doubles proved to be a five set thriller. Seery paired up with Tom Byrne for Hackness and they narrowly lost to Martin Lowe and Ben Rowe.
CORINTHIANS A 9 v NOMADS 1
Corinthians helped their title challenge with a convincing win over lowly Nomads. Dale Symons kept up his recent good form with another straight set treble. Team-mate Glen Hodgson was also unbeaten but he had to survive two close five setters. Third player Mark Marshall added a brace, losing to Nomads best player Gary Connolly 11-6, 7-11, 13-15, 16-14, 4-11. Corinthians took the doubles in another five ender.
ROLO 9 v WHITBY SPRINGHILL 1
Rolo claimed an emphatic win over a Whitby side that were a player short. Martin and Ethan Lowe stayed unbeaten while Rolo stand in Matty Lowe got the scalp of the experienced John Hanson before losing to Barbara Kearney.
CORINTHIANS B 2 v THE HIT SQUAD 8
The Hit Squad dynamic duo of Ross Dransfield and Richard Dent bagged trebles as well as taking a doubles together. Dransfield had to come back well against Pete Kirk after heavily losing the opening two sets. Kirk had also lost a tight five setter against Dent. Kirk and Derek Elliott each won singles and Guy Whiting was the Hit Squads other scorer.
SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division Two
RYEDALE SPORTS CLUB 6 v PICADORE A 4
Ryedales Pat Swindell led his team to a close win over a battling Picadore side. Swindell scored a maximum and combined with John Gascoyne to take the doubles in five sets. Both Gascoyne and Mick Carter scored singles for Ryedale. Picadore can take encouragement from the fighting displays of Martin Zammit and Nigel Hird who both hit braces.
WHITBY ENDEAVOUR 1 v TRINITY 9
On this performance Trinity are fast becoming a side to be reckoned with. Matty Lowe and veteran John Warburton hit trebles and Moke Warburton just lost out on a treble by losing a tense four setter to Graham Cripps 9-11, 3-11, 11-9, 9-11. Trinitys young duo of Matty Lowe and Moke Warburton also impressed in matured performances that saw them win three five set rubbers one of which was an entertaining doubles triumph.
PICADORE B 4 v SCALBY OLD BOYS 6
Back to back wins for relegation threatened Scalby, coincided with a seasons best performance by their number three David Makepeace. He scored a brace plus a doubles win with Matty Whilde. The latter was again in inspired form by taking all his singles in straight sets. Picadores best player was Steve Atkkinson with a brace and there were single wins for Richard Lloyd and Tony Ingham.
PINDAR 8 v HOBNOBS 2
A top of the table clash that was won in convincing fashion by Pindar. Both Guy Hutchinson and Paul Ho stayed unbeaten and Nigel Clapham managed a single plus a doubles win with Paul Ho. Hobnobs only winners were Stuart Robinson and Ajay Tandan
SCARBOROUGH NEWS Division Three
LIBERATORS 3 v WHITBY RESOLUTION 7
Whitby veteran Stuart Hurworth had too much experience for Liberators and was rewarded with a comfortable treble and a doubles success with Ken Benford. Whitbys other scorers were a Benford brace and a single from Dan Schweitzer. Brian Goodliffe put up a brave fight for the losers by taking two singles. Karl Cousins was Liberators other scorer.
NEWBY JFS 6 v DELPHSTONE 4
Despite an unbeaten display by Jon Wanless that included a doubles win with Russ Ives it was not enough to stop them losing to an enthusiastic Newby side. Sam Lowe, Jack Louth and Rod Ives all hit braces for the victors in a match that had no five enders.
EASTFIELD TERMINATORS 4 v SCALBY SCHOOL 6
In form Scalby had to thank another inspired performance from Les Smith who won the battle of the number ones. He beat Peter Ozon in a terrific five setter to stay unbeaten on the night, he then partnered Will Rennard to win a close five set doubles. Both Rennard and John Howland added vital singles for the win. Terminators reply came from Ozon and Frank Horswell, who both bagged a brace.
EASTFIELD WARRIORS 6 v ROGUES N JOSHERS 4
Rogues made high flying Warriors fight for this win. Rogue number one John Blaymires lost the opening rubber to Gary Zegstroo 12-14, 9-11, 19-21. Zegstroo went on to a treble and also took the doubles with Josh Timmons. The latter also hit a brace to secure the win. Rogues new signing Dominic Grunwell had an impressive debut and managed to score a brace while son Isaac was involved in a great five ender against Richard Lear. The promising junior won it 10-12, 11-7, 9-11, 11-5, 12-10. Blaymires added a single to give bottom placed Rogues a valuable four points for their efforts.