Chippenham A 24 (G. Baldwin 7, J. Musselwhite 8, T. Parkins 6, Dbls 3) Yatton Keynell A 13 (S. Eagles 0, S. Richardson 3, R. Powell 9, Dbls 1)
Promoted Key Centre B fared less well, going down 29-10 away to Yatton Keynell C, for whom Jeff Flynn and Tony Payne carded nine-pointers and Martin Wilkins a further eight. Mark Tanner (5) and Matt Timpson (3) replied for the visitors.
A very strong Chippenham D team of Tom Griffiths, Jim Wheeler, and Steve Deeble comprehensively beat Bathford E away, inflicting the first 30-0 whitewash under the new rules.
Trophies were presented to the winners and runners-up of the league titles, team cup competitions, and closed championships, by league chairman David Hockney. The presentations reflected Chippenham Table Tennis Club’s domination of the 2016/17 season.
The Chippenham club dominated an entertaining team cup finals night at St. John’s school, winning two of the three trophies up for grabs.
KO Cup Final
Restricted Cup Final
Handicap Cup Final
Junior County Team Results.
At the start of the final round of matches Avon and Worcester had the same number of points but Worcester having a slightly better win / loss ratio.
Yatton Keynell C pipped Key Centre B to the Division 2 title by beating their D team club-mates 7-3, despite a maximum from the D team’s Jon Freeman. Wilf Adams, Tony Payne, and Martin Wilkins won a pair apiece for the new champions.
Two-man Batheaston B were no match for visiting Chippenham D and could only manage a point each from Chris Sharpe and Richard Cotton as they went down 8-2. Jim Wheeler and John Maloney both claimed maximums for Chippenham.
Oldfield E maintained their position at the top of Division 1 with a 7-3 win at home to two-man Ensleigh A, whose points were earned by Ian Clark (2) and Ping Zhang. Dan Rider carded another maximum for the leaders and Lester Lasrado also won a game.