Week 7 in Scarborough Flooring Division Three comprised two one-sided matches and a tight contest decided by the doubles. League leaders Liberators Southside faced scant resistance from Desperatum. Nigel Escreet, John Farrell and Steve Miller strolled to a 10-0 victory. Delphstone also took a straightforward victory, beating Eastfield Fusion 9-1. Jonathan Wanless and Joshua Pickin were unbeaten; Callum Seastron took Eastfield’s solitary point against Jan Sissens. Rogues and Joshers maintained their improvement with a solid win over Liberators Northside. John Blaymires took a treble that included a hard fought 5 game defeat of Kath Edwards. The doubles pairing of Blaymires and Dominic Grunwell ensured that Rogues took the win.
In Glazetech Division Two, Ryedale Sports Club took an 8-2 victory over Bingo Mcvitie and look to be in a 4-way race for the title with Trinity, Hobnobs B and Whitby Endeavour. Picadore A travelled to Whitby and came away with a 7-3 victory over Resolution. Resolution’s Stuart Hurworth was responsible for every one of his team’s points with three singles wins. A returning Paul Lister took two wins for Eastfield Warriors but couldn’t prevent a 7-3 triumph for Trinity. Former Eastfield star Piotr Ozon was player of the match with three wins in singles and an epic doubles win with Roy Lowe against Guy Whiting and Karine Piham. Barry Davies was player of the match for Whitby Endeavour, contributing three singles wins to earn the points in a crucial top-of the-table clash with Hobnobs B. Philip Hatton and Jonathan Parkinson assisted with two wins apiece to complete a 7-3 triumph.
Hobnobs A were no match for Hackness B in Scarborough Flooring Division One. A Hackness team featuring Peter Kirk, Peter Lee and Derek Elliott ran out 9-1 winners. Noel Seery got the reward for his efforts with a defeat of Lee for Hobnobs’ point. James Builders defeat of Scalby Old Boys saw them cement their place in the top three. Simon James, one of the league’s most accomplished players, won his three singles ties, and Mike Fenby’s patience was rewarded with two wins for the Bridlington-based side. A Nomads side missing top player Gary Connolly fell 9-1 to Mavericks. John Loftus won Nomads’ only point against an in-form Mavericks trio of Ross Dransfield, Macaulay Youngson and Nigel Clapham.