RE Studios 1 continue to set the pace in Division One of the Hinckley League, the easily defeated Nalgo by 9 sets to 1 with Pete White(Nalgo) collecting the solitary one for his team. This victory was followed up with another fine win of George Ward “B” also by 9 sets to 1. Both Andy Spring and Mark Raynor were unbeaten for RE with Clive Stretton (GWB) taking their only victory. This result puts RE Studios! At the top of the table with 30 points from 4 matches.
Goons last season’s runner-up took first blood in their rivalry with G Ward”A”(Winners last year) defeating them by 8 sets to 2ason Woodfield (Goons) was impressive for his three and he was well backed up by team-mates Ian Wetherby and Harry White both with two sets each. The usually reliable Mark Perkins dropped two of his three for GWA almost as many sets as he lost all last season. Goons having done the hard work almost gave it all away with a shock defeat at the hands of the improving Barlestone “A” despite a fine maximum from Lucky Obi they were well beaten by 6 sets to 4. Father and son Russ and Adam Pettitt did the damage with two wins each, Charlie Bateman took on and the doubles to take the win to move Barlestone “A” to third in the table.
G Ward “A” bounced back from their defeat to Goons with a convincing win over Cat “B” with an 8 sets to 2.Perkins back on form with a good three wins.
G Ward “B” had a good win over Hugglescote Rams running out winners by 7 sets to 3. Barry Taylor (H Rams) took his three Bob Whittaker, Richard Chesters and Clive Stretton (GWB) all won two each.
The Rams came back to form in their next match taking a comprehensive victory over Queen’s “C” by 7 sets to three. Both Kieran Storer and Eileen Shaler scoring impressive maximums. For the away team.
Nalgo came back from their defeat at the hands of RE Studios to overwhelm Barlestone “B” 9 sets to 1. Both Steve Tandy man of the match and Dave Daniels were undefeated by an opponent.