It could not be much closer in the race for promotion in Division One. Three teams all have 38 points at the top of the division, with Rowhedge D leading the pack as they have the most wins & draws out of the other two teams. Abhi Peshkar and Martin Edwards helped them beat Tollgate C 6-4 as they won all their games of the evening. Walton B sit 2nd after beating Rowhedge C 7-3. David Binns won all his games for Walton but Neil Huatan took him close, losing 10-12 in the fifth set. Gt Horkesley A are the third and final team sitting on 38 points as they beat Tollesbury A 8-2. Steve Holland and Lloyd Bennett-Smith both achieved maximums. St James C thrashed Lawford B 10-0 and only dropped one set in the entire evening.
In Division Two, Jared Chelski remains on 100% after helping Rowhedge G to a 9-1 victory over Tollesbury B. Lawford C are still top after an 8-2 victory over Pegasus B. Paul Hewitt won all his games for Lawford. Tollgate E are two points behind thanks to a 9-1 win against St James D. Richard Baxter and Richard Upson were unbeaten come the end of the evening. Gt Horkesley B had a close victory over Dedham A, beating them 6-4. Colin Brown won all his games for Gt Horkesley. Rowhedge F beat their sister team, Rowhedge E, 6-4.
Pegasus C are top of Division Three after beating their ‘E’ team 8-2. Alastair Woodcock proved too strong for his opponents, winning all his games. Tollgate F are four points behind with two games in-hand over Pegasus C after a 10-0 victory against Gt Horkesley C. Gilberd A beat Pegasus D 6-4. Olly Fifield kept his winning percentage high (90.48%) after winning all his games for the Gilberd. Tollgate G beat Gt Horkesley D 7-3, with Toby Deng ending the night unbeaten. John Marshall and Scott Campbell won all their games to help St James E claim a 7-3 victory over Dedham B.
Only four points separate the top three teams at the top of Division Four. Rowhedge H are top after beating Pegasus G 8-2. Jarecki Sahaj and Jamie Morgan won maximums for Rowhedge. Tollesbury C sit one point behind thanks to an impressive 9-1 victory over 3rd-place Dedham C. Shirley Carroll won all her games to remain unbeaten this season (15/15 wins), with Martin Lewis also winning all his games of the evening. Lawford D had a good 8-2 win against Gilberd B. Charlie Morris-Denholm won all his games for Lawford. Pegasus G beat Tollgate H 8-2, with Garry Eames achieving a maximum. Tollgate then reversed this score-line against Pegasus F the following evening. Ken Huang won all his games for Tollgate.
In the Premier Division, Tollgate A had the chance to extend their lead at the top as Rowhedge A had a ‘vacant’ week. They did so by beating a resilient St James A 7-3. Tollgate’s Colin Stallwood remained unbeaten at the end of the evening. Lawford A helped their chances of staying up after drawing 5-5 with Tollgate B. Daniel Shelley achieved a maximum for Lawford. St James B and Rowhedge B also ended 5-5, even with St James only playing with two players. Walton A beat Pegasus A 7-3, with Gary Young winning all his games for Walton.
All information is accurate at the time of writing this report.
Tom Lewis - CDTTL Press Officer