WEEK 6 REPORT
Woolton Hill Eagles go top with a resounding 10-0 win over AWE Fission with Anthony Baker , Duncan Groves and Ian Langley all unbeaten but Ashford Hill Ramblers are three points behind with two games in hand.
Thatcham Nomads lost ground when they could only manage a draw against Thatcham Colts . Patrick Garlick had a fine treble for Colts including coming back from 2-1 down in sets to win the decider over Nat Richardson . Keith Russell also won twice for Colts whilst Kevin Brooker had a double for Nomads .
Thatcham C are top and a 10-0 win over Thatcham X established their strong position. Ray Beeks ,Bao Tuyen Ly and Jeff Caddy all getting maximums
Thatcham Spartans had some close matches with Kintbury Cobras but managed a 7-3 victory to hold on to second place. Martin Gilbey three and Celia Hooker two wins both beat previously unbeaten Ian Wu . Chris Watson scored two well earned wins for Cobra's.
Thatcham Lions are also challenging and recorded a 8-2 win over Thatcham Scavengers to earn maximum points Phil Jones won all three with Jeff Rogers and Peter Erlich getting two each. The matches were closer that the score suggests with only three being won in straight sets .
Thatcham Scorpions and Woolton Hill Wombats had a very close match with all games going to at least four sets except one.Wombats ran out winners by 6-4 with Simon Sonsino getting a hat trick and Robin Burns a double for Wombats and Bill Stamatiou winning twice for Scorpions.
Ashford Hill Misfits won 7-3 when away to Thatcham A and E. Denise Weller kept her 100% record and Simon Craig won twice for Misfits and Lorraine Mortimer put up most resistance with a double for A and E .
Thatcham Hawks are still flying high and defeated Rosemoor 9-1 this week with maximums from Arthur Smith and Christine Milne . This takes them five points clear at the top of the table.
Kintbury Outlaws suffered a setback by losing 6-4 at Woolton Hill to the Woodpeckers even though David Rawlings won all three for the visitors. Archie Dyson and Adrian Dray both won twice and a vital doubles win secured victory.
All the other matches were hard fought draws with Racketeers Sthiven Pinilla winning all three against Thatcham Spitfires .Pat Shaw and John Panting won two each and teamed up to win the doubles to force the draw.
Steve Cobrins three wins were vital to get a share of points against Inkpen Insufferables just winning his last match 12-10 in deciding set against Tom Kelly. Kelly did best for Insuferable with two wins.
Rob McMahon got a treble for Rosemoor against Racketeers but two from Judy Piper and Panos Stemitsiotis helped earn them two points
Author: Eric Panting via Newbury Table Tennis League