Table Tennis Report Seven
Hang Em Hi who despite playing John Strang needed the doubles to defeat Assassins 6-4.
It was again a treble for John Strang but only one apiece for Michael Bridger and Andrew Sharland with Michael Bridger and Andrew Sharland defeating Charlie Hough and David Champneys in the doubles. Assassins were without their number one Keigo Burnham and Third player Charlie Hough was without match practice. Ben Worley and David Champneys did well to win two apiece.
Ping Panthers in second place defeated St Andrews 6-4 with three from Marc Burman plus two each from Tomas Pomej and a defiant one from Lynne Trussell who won in the fifth against Terry Dean to guarantee her team victory. They doubles was conceded owing to the late finish.
At last White Lines fielded a full team and gained the reward of maximum points against Dynamos. It was trebles for Graham Beaney and Stuart Brooks plus two from Sally Hughes with Sally and Stuart winning the doubles. For Dynamos the face saver was Richard Caddy who defeated Sally Hughes in the fifth set.
Finding it tough in the premier Dark Horses went down 8-2 to Game Changers. With Dark Horses Ross Knowlson winning one and team mates Viv Cole and Steven Ive having a good win in the doubles. For Game Changers a treble for Fawzi Yousif and Jim Skinner plus two for Mike Day.
With the top team Lindfield Thunderbolts dropping a point and Spin Masters gaining Max points only one point separates these teams. For Thunderbolts, it was a treble for Jeff Triggs and Jim Griffin with both combining to win the doubles over John Bridger and Darius Mayhew for the 7-3 win. For Mavericks, a team effort with one each for John Bridger, Darius Mayhew and Claudio Bagaini. For Spin Masters it was trebles apiece for Riccardo Bagaini and Paul Brinkhurst with Tommy Worley winning one plus the doubles with Riccardo to defeat Magiks 8-2. Alistair Blue and Kevin Deacon won one each for Magiks.
A five all draw was the result with Happy Days and Burning Rubber. Two for Happy Days Samantha Stoner and Robert Watson with Samantha and Robert winning the doubles. While for Burning Rubbers two for Steve Lee and Thomas Bradshaw with Gavin Pitts winning one.
X Men defeated One Hit Wonders 6-4. For X Men three for Angus Ogg, one each for Peter Caddy and Peter Dunsby with Angus and Peter Caddy winning the doubles. For One Hit Wonders both Robert Hoare and Frank Henley won two games each.
Pingwins seem to be running away with this division moving eight points clear following this weeks 9-1 win over New Avengers. Three each for David Polhill and Paul Lewis with two from Rupert Browning, Rupert and Paul also won the doubles. Robert Goff was the lone winner for Avengers.
Dangermen defeated Mad Batters 6-4 with Tony Pells and Colin Cooper winning two each Ron Bailham one and Tony Pells and Colin Cooper winning the doubles.