Chronicle Report 23rd Oct 2014

The youngsters of Bathford E picked up their first win of the season in Division 2, beating Yatton Keynell D 6-4 at home. Ben Jukes and Ethan Littlejohns both recorded doubles for the victors, and Oscar Teasdale added another singles point. However, the visitors Richard Trubody was man of the match with a maximum, and Kevin Coxon scored their other point. Bear Flat A had a good away win, by eight games to two against Batheaston B. Peter Gibbs and Andrew Steady both carded trebles for the away team, with Mikhail Asanovic adding a further singles win. Chris Rudd and Phil Gentle won a game each for the hosts.

In the Premier Division the outstanding Oldfield derby between the A and B sides resulted in a 7-3 success for the A team, with Mark Woodcock, Alan Champneys, and Bob Hindle all winning two games. A hat-trick by Michelle Reeves delivered all the points for the vanquished B team, who reversed their fortunes by beating Key Centre A away 6-4 in their next fixture. In this match John Higgs (2) Denis Coombe (2) and Mervyn George recorded singles wins. Martyn Le Butt (2) Grahame Harbour, and Ken Milsom scored the points for the home team.

Batheaston A recorded their first win of the season in Division 1 – a 7-3 away success against Newbridge, whose points came from Gary Sartain (2) and Colin Dowding. Ian Holbrook led the way for the winners with a maximum, with Dennis Townsend (2) and Peter Smith also scoring singles points. Elsewhere title favourites Yatton Keynell B triumphed 8-2 at home to Bathford C despite fielding a changed team. Steve Richardson and Lewis Payne both won trebles for the victors, supplemented by a further point from Bob Portlock. Russell Cole and Richard Wickham claimed the visitors’ two points. 

Results:

Premier Division

Oldfield B 3 (M. Noel 0, D. Coombe 0, M. Reeves 3) Oldfield A 7 (M. Woodcock 2, A. Champneys 2, R. Hindle 2, Dbls 1)

Key Centre A 4 (G. Harbour 1, M. Le Butt 2, K. Milsom 1) Oldfield B 6 (J. Higgs 2, D. Coombe 2, M. George 1, Dbls 1)

Oldfield C 2 (P. Redman 1, J. Stevens 0, N. Dagger 1) Bathford A 8 (A. Bolhuis 3, R. Francis 1, M. Lloyd 3, Dbls 1)

Division 1

Newbridge 3 (G. Sartain 2, C. Dowding 1, B. White 0) Batheaston A 7 (D. Townsend 2, P. Smith 1, I. Holbrook 3, Dbls 1)

Yatton Keynell B 8 (S. Richardson 3, L. Payne 3, R. Portlock 1, Dbls 1) Bathford C 2 (R. Cole 1, R. Wallis 0, R. Wickham 1)

Bath Invaders 7 (S. Tainton 3, P. Jeffrey 0, J. Bowers 3, Dbls 1) Ensleigh 3 (D. Hockney 1, C. Chapman 1, P. Zhang 1)

Division 2

Bath CS 0 (R. Rice 0, D. Riley 0, D. Hogg 0) Oldfield E 10 (L. Bailey 3, B. Waller 3, K. Walter 3, Dbls 1)

Bathford E 6 (O. Teasdale 1, B. Jukes 2, E. Littlejohns 2, Dbls 1) Yatton Keynell D 4 (K. Coxon 1, R. Weston 0, R. Trubody 3)

Bathford D 3 (M. Davis 2, C. Case 1, J. Holding 0) Yatton Keynell C 7 (T. Payne 1, E. Lea 3, M. Wilkins 2, Dbls 1)

Key Centre B 8 (M. Tanner 3, S. Ruse 2, D. Sanders 2, Dbls 1) Bear Flat B 2 (T. Floyd 2, K. Gammon 0, D. Naismith 0)

Batheaston B 2 (C. Sharpe 0, C. Rudd 1, P. Gentle 1) Bear Flat A 8 (P. Gibbs 3, M. Asanovic 1, A. Steady 3, Dbls 1)

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