Kiego Burnham notched an impressive hat trick for third placed Horsham A against League leaders Foresters A. He took out Wes Bush- Harris and Adam Todd three straight but had a tougher fight against the returning Richard Carden before prevailing 9-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-13.
Adam could not cope with the barrage of winners from Alex Cumbers but Richard Carden had no problem when with the match tied at 4-4 he demolished Alex 11-8,11-5,11-4. Wes also beat Alex so with Chris Vincent not on song Foresters took the match and head the Table going into the second half.
Horsham A 4 Foresters A 5
Owen Brown's Xmas treat came early when he overcame Rory Scott in an exciting five end tussle 4-11, 16-14, 11-5, 11-13, 8-11. Three from Blades A teammate Martin Gunn and a brace from Steve Barby over Will Michell and Graham Beaney emphasised the result, with Rory getting Spinners sole point by beating Steve.
Horsham Spinners B 1 Blades A 8
With probably the best league result of his career Dan Pound shocked the Spinners A squad, Adam Laws, Marc Burman and Tim Goodship, defeating all three in the fifth. Mark Collins took Burman close and notched up a win over Tim. Prakash Kanji also beat Tim to ensure the win for Foresters D
Foresters D 5 Horsham Spinners A 4
Foresters C have fielded the same three in every match so far, Phil Smith, Peter Bartram and Gary Bonner gel well as a unit but it was Peter who took the plaudits this week with a treble over Communities, Paul Carter, Phil Richardson and Barrie Gilbert. Two for Smith and Gary beating Barrie gave the C's their twelfth win to go clear in second place.
Foresters C 6 Crawley Community A 3