Mansfield & District Table Tennis League
2015/16 Winter Season
Week Commencing 8th February 2016
MATCH WEEK 17 Results
Division 1 Divisional Cup
1. Zygabyte A beat Jacksdale B – 7-2 – P.O.M – Dean Brookes
2. Ravenshead Riots beat Jacksdale A – 6-3 - P.O.M – Simon Chatterton
3. Rhinos beat Boothys – 5-4 – P.O.M – Steve Scott
4. Zygabyte B vs Jacksdale C – AWAITING SCORECARD
Zygabyte A made it 5 out of 5 with a convincing 7-2 victory over the team sat in second place. Dean Brookes (POM) and Joe Zygadlo both unbeaten. The only Jacksdale B singles win was when Russ Webster beat Bob Hume 3-2, combined with a Doubles Walkover. Mathematically Zygabyte A cannot be caught but with a 13 point lead with 2 games to go, its fair to say the title race is over.
Ravenshead Rhinos beat Boothy's in a close fought match. Player of the Match Steve Scott won both his singles matches and also both his doubles. Derek Clarke also won both his singles matches but the highlight of the evening was the doubles matches with all 3 going to a 5th game, the Rhinos coming out on top in 2 of them.
Riots won their 1st Divisional cup match beating bottom club Jacksdale A 6-3. Simon Chatterton won POM with 2 singles wins and also won his 2 doubles matches also. Backed up by Matt Fowkes & Andy Thorley both winning 1. For Jacksdale A Malc Allsop & Zak Melrose both won 1 and then Zak combined with Ged Dernley for their 3rd point on the night.
1. Zygabyte A 5 42
2. Jacksdale B 5 29
3. Jacksdale C 3 14
Division 2 Divisional Cup
1. River Maun beat Rebels – 7-2 – POM – Mark Sansom
2. Jacskdale D Walkover Spin Doctors – 9-0
Ravenshead Rebels unbeaten record in the Divisional Cup came to an abrupt end as River Maun beat them 7-2. And this result actually leapfrogs River Maun over the Rebels to move to 2nd place with 2 games to play. Great Performance from the new team in the league to be in the reckoning for trophies in their first season.
Although the scoreline suggests a convincing win this was not the case with 3 games going to the 5th end decider All which were won by River Maun, and made the difference.
2 of these games were the first 2 games of the night when James Owen & Mark Sansom beat Laurence Taylor & Fionna Ridgewell 11-6 in the 5th after being 2-1 down in games.
Then Michael Jarunek beat Mike Cohen 13-11 in the 5th in a very close match.
The 3rd occaision Mark Sansom ( who was POM ) was 2-0 against Mike Cohen but then came back to win 11-7,11-9,11-7 in the final 3 games to take the match.
Still all to play for , for both this teams with River Maun just 1 point behind the leaders and Rebels only 1 further point behind them.
1. Snipers 5 27
2. River Maun 5 26
3. Rebels 5 25
1. Snipers beat Hucknall 50+ – 10-0 – POM – Tony Swain
Whilst all the other teams were playing in the Divisional Cup, Hucknall 50+ & Snipers played the league match as they swapped this with the Divisional cup match earlier in the season.
This was an important match with the Snipers on top, but Hucknall in 3rd with a game in hand, and no one saw the result that happened as Snipers beat Hucknall 10-0.
Ben Swain Started the whitewash beating Dick Johnson 11-4, 11-5, 11-4 against a player Ben as never previously beat, Tony Swain & Jim Westwood followed suit and the Snipers were 5-0 with 5, 3-0 wins.
Jim & Tony won 3-1, Ben beat Roy in a tight affair 3-2 and then Jim won 3-1 to make it 9-0.
Going into the doubles Tony & Jim completed the rout with an impressive display.
Snipers now go 11 points clear at the top, but Angels have a game in hand and Snipers play the Angels next Monday.
1. Snipers 10 76
2. Angels 9 65
3. Hucknall 50+ 9 56