Northfield A and Ormesby B continue their good start to the season in the 1st division of the Cleveland & District Summer Table Tennis League, both winning by substantial margins in last weeks’ fixtures. 

Northfield A visited Ormesby C and won 10-0 with hat tricks from Malcom Corking, Michael Laird and Karina Le Fevre.  Ormesby B entertained Nunthorpe A and won 9-1 with hat tricks from Carl White and Thomas Rayner, whilst Michael Young won two of, one of which was against Dave Williams at 12-10 in the decider. 

Ormesby A have also made a good start with a 8-2 win Westbourne A with a hat trick from David Gofton. George Hill and Jack Dewar both won two each before losing to Jimmy Scope.  Scope’s win against Hill was 13-11 in the decider. 

Beaumont Accountancy nomads A who are normally in contention for the title lost points when they were defeated by their own B team, Craig Dring was the star of the match scoring a hat trick for the B team including a win over Kevin Linsey at 11-7 in the decider.  Tony Langley won two and Simon Sharples won one, Linsey won his other two sets for the A team. 

In second match Beaumont A defeated Nunthorpe A 6-4 with hat trick from Stephen Baines.  David Williams was the best player for Nunthorpe winning two of his three sets. 

The league tables show Northfield at the top with 18 points from 2 matches played, with Ormesby B in second place on 17 points.  Beaumont having played three matches is in third place in the tables with 12 points.  Ormesby A are in early contention with 8 points from one win.

Alan Ransome OBE

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