The Bolton and District Table Tennis League’s top Premier Division teams both scored 25 points last week in the second week of play. Ramsbottom Town A beat struggling Hilton B 25 – 5 with nines from Andrew Jackson and Khamal Hussain. Flixton ppong A beat their own B team 25 – 11 with a nine from Pawel Orzechowski. Little Lever Cricket Club A beat Ramsbottom Town B 24 – 9 assisted by nines from Ron Durose and Graham Jeffries. Burning Desire overcame Ladybridge A 23 – 15 and Coburg A beat Hilton A despite a resisting nine from Matthew Westworth.
In Division One, Little Lever B gave Hilton E a lesson by a full 27 – 4 points win. Ramsbottom Town C overcame Coburg B 24 – 10 helped by nine from Martin Holt. Polonia Club beat Meadow Ben A 25 – 12 with nine points coming from Marian Bleho. Hilton C beat North West Lions 23 – 16 while a closer result had Heaton Cricket Club A just beating Farnworth Social Circle A 18 – 9 helped by nine from David Hall.
In Division Two Hilton Hawks took advantage of a key opponent player missing beating Lostock Tennis Club 21 – 12. John Nuttall put up the resistance with a nine. Ladybridge B stifled Brass Zone by 22 – 6 with nines coming from John Birchall and John Cole. Ramsbottom Town D had their first win 22 -14 against Hilton F with nines from Timothy Fields and Ian Lloyd. Newly promoted Farnworth Social Circle C had their second win over Meadow Ben B with Christopher Lord on nine for Farnworth. Hilton Top Spinners had a 20 – 11 win over Heaton Cricket Club B despite David Jones putting up a nine points resistance.
In Division Three, Meadow Ben C who just lost out on promotion last year, beat their own D team 21 – 11 with nines from Ian Wheeldon and Debbie Wilson. Hilton G beat Ladybridge C 24 – 6 with nines from Ian Raby and Malcolm Wilcock. If it’s taking part that matters and not the win then that’s the only consolation for three of the teams. Juniors Hilton I lost out to Albany 26 – 4 with nines from Les Welch and David Barrow. My Meadow Hill team were pasted by Farnworth Social Circle D 27 - 2 as were Hilton H who lost to Polonia Club B by the same score.