22 players took part in the County individual championships held at the cippenham
table tennis centre on saturday december 1st 2018
In the Veteran Events:-
Dave Croucher (*) beat Tim Cheek (*) in the Over 40s Mens Singles with Terry Lau (*) winning the Consolation Singles. Mary Heffernan beat Sue Hayes in the Over 40s Ladies Singles.
Dave Croucher (*) then joined with Tim Cheek (*) to win the Veteran Doubles. Mary Heffernan and Sue Hayes were the runners up.
In the over 60s event old rivals Mike Atkinson (*) and David Wackrill (*) met in the Final with David winning out after a long defensive struggle.
In the other Doubles events
Rob Hansell (*) and Dave Croucher (*) won the Mens Doubles in an exciting match with upcoming young players Shae Thacker and William Fricker. Much of the play was awe inspiring.
Rob (*) then joined up with Mary to play Shae and Sue in the Mixed Doubles. The match could not have been more tense and exciting with Rob and Mary finally clinching victory 12- 10 in the fifth set.
Sadly there were insufficient entries to run the Ladies Doubles.
In the Ladies Singles Mary repeated her victory over Sue.
The Mens Singles was won by Robert Hansell (*) for a sixth time. He defeated Dave Croucher (*) in the Final.
The Consolation event went to Laurence Pennant-Jones who beat Alfie Lyons (*) in the Final .
(*) signifies players active in the Aylesbury League.
A big thank you to Ken Phillips who organised the event on the day.