2015-16 week six reports

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division One

ROLO 5 v HACKNESS A 5

Hackness gave a debut to their recent top signing Joel Wright and he did not let them down with a comfortable brace. However things did not go to plan as Rolos Ethan Lowe caused an upset by defeating Neil Raine in four sets. Ethan also proved his recent good form is no fluke with a strong disciplined performance in a doubles win with his father Martin Lowe. They beat Rain and Joel 11-9, 6-11, 12-10.11-8.  As usual Martin Lowe dominated the proceedings with another treble which sealed the draw. The Hackness other scorers were a James Hodgson brace that included a plucky win over Ethan Lowe in five sets and a single for Raine.

BRIDLINGTON OLD BOYS 7 v HACKNESS B 3

Brid did not have it all their own way against newly promoted Hackness B. Simon James and Mark Chajecki stayed unbeaten but the latter was taken to a deciding set against Ann Seery. The Brid pair also won the doubles together. The Hackness trio of Seery. Chris Found and Tom Byrne all bagged singles to earn a precious three points.

WHITBY SPRINGHILL 5 v NOMADS 5

Nomads Gary Connolly had a decisive win over John Hanson to earn his side a share of the points. His brace and singles for John Loftus and Dave Oxley plus a vital doubles win made their long journey worthwhile. Whitby relied on their top player Bob Evans who scored a treble and a Hanson brace.

WHITBY SPRINGHILL 1 v HACKNESS A 9

In this re-arranged game Hackness highlighted their strength in depth with a resounding win. Gerald Smith making his second start for the victor, completed his rubbers with an impressive treble and a success in the doubles with Ashley Hodgson. The latter was never troubled in a straight set unbeaten performance. Springhill stopped the whitewash when Bob Evans defeated James Hodgson

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division Two

RYEDALE SPORTS CLUB 5 v PINDAR 5

A tremendous contest that witnessed a top unbeaten performance from Ryedales Pat Swindell. In the opening rubber against Nigel Clapham he had to call on all his strengths to win 11-13, 11-9. 11-13, 11-9, 11-8. He was given top support by vintage performer John Gascoyne who beat both Clapham and Guy Hutchinson to bag a brace. Pindars fighting qualities were evident with Clapham and Paul Ho taking the vital doubles in another exciting five setter. A brace from Ho and singles for Hutchinson and Clapham gave Pindar a very entertaining draw.

SCARBOROUGH NEWS Division Three

DELPHSTONE 5 v LIBERATORS 5

Both Karl Cousins and Brian Goodliffe missed out on trebles for Liberators by losing to the divisions number one player Jon Wanless. Kath Edwards managed to get a single to give Liberators a draw. Delphstones reply came from a Jon Wanless trebles plus a doubles with partner Will Wanless who also scored a hard earned five setter.

WHITBY RESOLUTION 6 v SCALBY SCHOOL 4

The home side just edged it thanks to an allround team display. Ken Benford and Daniel Schweitzer hit a brace each and won the doubles together while Mike Stones got the all important single for the draw. It was still an encouraging result for Scalby who were bolstered by the return of Les Smith. He hit an impressive treble to go with John Howlands single.

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