Results Week 1 and 2


Division One

Wiveliscombe      24           Basement Dwellers         24

Division Two

Hobby Horse       12           Tonys Troopers                 30

Barn Boys            14            Drifters                              34

Space Invaders   33            House Martyns                16 

The First Division’s top two sides played out a thrilling draw at Waterrow.  Five of the twelve games went to fifth set deciders.  Man of the Match Dave Woodland was the only player to emerge with a maximum.  John Edbrooke was denied his by a straight sets defeat at the hands of Vince Court.  Edbrooke and team mate Denis Buckingham beat Michael Vickery and Paul Rees 11-8 in the fifth set of the final doubles to tie the match. 

Tonys Troopers made it 2 wins out of 2 as they defeated Hobby Horse by 30 points to 12.  Sifa Vea and Tony Burrows both recorded maximums for the Troopers.  Jon Kemp added a further 6 points from his singles with wins over Andrew Miles and Corrine Rees.  Mike Lawrie took 5 of Hobby Horses 12 points.

Drifters recorded a fine 34-14 victory at Barn Boys thanks largely to maximums for Liz Fletcher and Dave Smith.  Mike Pretty was only denied his maximum by a 13-15 fifth set defeat at the hands of Graham Lamacraft.  Trevor Stockdale played each of the doubles for Hobby Horse and helped to add a further 8 points to the teams total.

A Jim Stiles maximum helped Space Invaders to a 33-16 victory over House Martyns.  Margo Baker and Julie Pennington-Ridge added 8 singles points each for the Invaders.  Ellie Baker defeated Margo Baker over 5 sets to deny her a maximum.  Ellie Baker top scored for House Martyns with 6 points from her singles 

Martyn Summerell

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