REPORT WEEK TWO
Ashford Hill Ramblers had a great win over Thatcham Nomads with Sam Ricks in unbeatable form winning all his games three straight and with Steve Murgatroyd getting two they cruised home 7-3 Ray Powell scored twice for Nomads .
Thatcham A after a big win last week came crashing down mainly due to illness and only being able to field two players against Thatcham Colts . Although Tony Brown won both his matches singles from Colts new boy Keith Russell and Joseph Cormell and both of them joining up to record a vital doubles victory which resulted in a 6-4 win for Colts.
Woolton Hill Eagles bounced back after a defeat in their opening match to inflict a 9- 1 defeat on Upton Ultraviolets New recruit Duncan Groves and Skipper Anthony Baker both had maximums whilst Nick Langley won twice.
The two promoted sides met and resulted in a close match with AWE Fission just edging out Woolton Hill Badgers 6-4 John Mclarty won three for Fission but had to fight for each victory beating Alan Fuller 11-9 and Sue Purton 12-10 both in the fifth set Bob Harris was good support with two wins whilst Fuller had a double for the Badgers
Thatcham Spartans are on maximum points with their 8-2 defeat of Thatcham A and E Specials with Eric Panting winning three and both Celia Hooker and Jeremy Skelton both getting doubles .Lorraine Mortimer won both A and E matches and her 11-9 final set win over Hooker was the match of the night .
Woolton Hill Wombats had their second win coming out 7-3 winners over Kintbury Cobra's with Simon Sonsino, Jonathan Hopson and Robin Burns all winning two each but none could cope with Cobra's Ian Wu who was in great form winning all his matches three straight..
Thatcham Lions made a good start against a strong Thatcham C team and were leading 3-2 but lost the next 5 ties to lose the match 7-3 Bao Tuyen Ly and Nestor Ceron both had maximums and they are favourites to make a quick return to the top division .
Thatcham Scorpions had a comfortable 10-0 win over Thatcham X with Bill Stamatiou, Dean Mustil and Simon Barter doing the damage
Thatcham Spitfires defeated Inkpen Insufferables by 8-2 with triples by John Panting and Pat Shaw Junior Ben Haines having his first season also got his first win .
Kintbury Outlaws had a superb 7-3 victory over West Ilsley B with David Rawlings leading them home with a treble and John Tanner and David Rees with two each . Steve Cobrin was Ilsleys best with two wins.
Thatcham Choppers had mixed fortunes First winning 8-2 against Woolton Hill Racketeers with Ian Whiting and Jeremy Skelton getting three each .In their second match they went down to Thatcham Hawks by 6 games to 4 with Skelton getting another maximum but two wins each by Arthur Smith and Christine Milne one from Ian Dickason and the doubles clinched it for Hawks
Author: Eric Panting via Newbury Table Tennis League
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