WEEK 8 REPORT
Kintbury Titans remain top after the local derby with Kintbury Jog ended in a 5-5 draw It was an epic battle with five matches going the distance Nat Richardson was the hero for Titans with a treble but had to come from 2-1 down against Adam Pacyna . Dom Cutter and Pacyna both won twice and combined to win the doubles in five .
Thatcham A move into third place with a good 7-3 win over Woolton Hill Eagles Tony Brown won all three for the Thatcham side including a 13-11 final end against Antony Baker.
Upton Ultraviolets beat Thatcham Colts by 6 games to 4 with a maximum from their Matt Isherwood Keith Russell and Joseph Cornmell replying with two each for Colts.
AWE had a walkover against Thatcham Choppers so extended their lead at the top of the table.
Thatcham Scorpions are in second after winning a tight tussle with Ashford Hill Misfits 6-4 Bill Stamatiou had a maximum but had to beat Wendy Porter 11-9 in fifth set to do it.Simon Barter gave support with two wins Denise Weller was Misfits best with two victories.
Andy Jeffery lead his Jeffernauts team to a 8-2 win over Woolton Hill Wildcats but just beat Archie Dyson 11-13 11-13 15-13 11-8 12-10 to win his three Team mates Tom Lewis and Matt Smith won two apiece
Thatcham Spartans had a 10-0 victory against Thatcham Scavengers although the scoreline does not reflect that there were some close contests Malcolm Record Celia Hooker and Eric Panting were all unbeaten.
Inkpen Insufferables moved to the top of the table with a good 8-2 win over Thatcham Dragons . There was a fine maximum for Rohit Sengupta including a five setter against Sajish Pavithran he was backed up by Steve Connors and Tom Kelly with two wins each. Pavithran won both Dragons matches.
Lionel Sheppard, Dane Langton and Deryck Crossley went through the card unbeaten when they defeated Woolton Hill Racketeers 10-0.
Kintbury Outlaws are a close 3rd after beating Thatcham Spitfires 6-4 Dave Rees and David Rawlings both won two and took the doubles together but none could match Spitfires John Panting who won all three of his games.
Thatcham Hawks slipped up against the fast improving Thatcham Tornados who recorded their first win by 6-4. Abiel Talwar won all three for Tornados and Michael Sopp had a double as did Hawks Ian Dickason
Author: Eric Panting via Newbury Table Tennis League