Week 2 report - trebles for Delphstone

In Scarborough Flooring Division One Rolo maintained their excellent start but Corinthians lost some of the momentum they’d gained during week 1.

Martin Lowe returned to take his usual three singles victories for Rolo in a 9-1 demolition of Hackness A. Moke Warburton also completed a treble and Sam Lowe took a brace. James Hodgson took the only point for Hackness in a five-setter against the junior Lowe.

Corinthians were only able to field two players at Hackness B and came away with a 5-all draw. Glenn Hodgson and Dale Symons picked up two wins each for Corinthians and combined to take the doubles. Game of the match saw Hackness’ Derek Elliott edging Hodgson 15-13 in the fifth set.

Scalby Old Boys faced a baptism of fire. Playing their first match following promotion from Division 2 they fell 8-2 to Mavericks. Ross Dransfield and Nigel Clapham both completed trebles for Mavericks. Matty Whilde got Scalby off the mark with a defeat of Macaulay Youngson and combined with Alistair Hutchinson to take the doubles.

James Builders got back into their stride after a tough opening week. Simon James took a straight-games treble against Hobnobs A in a 6-4 win. Noel Seery was Hobnobs’ top performer, taking the scalps of Mike Fenby and Julian James.

In Glazetech Division Two Whitby Endeavour continued their ascent in a week that saw talented para-athlete, Jack Lawrence, make his debut for Picadore B.

Whitby Endeavour added Philip Hatton to what was already a strong squad in a 9-1 defeat of Picadore B. In beating Hatton, Stephen Atkinson secured Picadore’s only point as Graham Cripps and Barry Davies took trebles. It was a tough debut for Jack Lawrence against high-flying opposition but he showed enough potential to suggest that victories should soon follow.

The second Whitby outfit, Whitby Resolution, hosted Hobnobs B who returned to Scarborough with an 8-2 win. In a hard fought contest, not reflected in the scoreline, Derek Harris emerged as the only unbeaten player, narrowly winning two of his contests in five games.

Eastfield Warriors lost a close match 4-6 at home to Bingo Mcvitie. Each of Bingo’s junior squad: Isaac Grunwell, Jack Louth and Frazer Ives took two victories each, but none of them were able to make any inroads on Guy Whiting’s game who finished the match unbeaten for Eastfield.

Picadore A drafted in Delphstone’s Johnny Wanless for the visit of Ryedale Sports Club. Only Wanless and Martin Zammit were able to win points for Picadore as Ryedale ran out convincing 8-2 winners. Pat Swindell and John Gascoyne both took trebles for the visitors and came back from two sets down to take a thrilling doubles.

In Scarborough Flooring Division Three, Liberators Northside maintained their excellent start with a 9-1 defeat of Rogues and Joshers. Matthew Atkinson proved an able addition to the side, taking all available points, as did Kath Edwards. Match of the night featured Naomi Edwards and Dominic Grunwell, with Grunwell taking the fifth set 11-9.

Jan Sissens and Chris Wanless both took their first trebles for Delphstone in an 8-2 defeat of Eastfield Fusion. An inexperienced Fusion made a good account of themselves in a number of competitive matches, with the improving Jaik Herrington taking a single and battling to a five-game doubles win with Callum Seastron.
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