2015-16 week eighteen reports

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division One

HACKNESS A 5 v ROLO 5

A rare occurrence happened when Rolos Martin Lowe lost the opening two sets to Joel Wright in a cracking contest that turned out to be the game of the night. Both players were involved in some terrific rallies. Lowe responded in style to take the last three ends to win the rubber against a very talented opponent. Lowes unbeaten performance was completed with a four set doubles win with Ben Rowe who played very well in the vital rubber. Hackness scorers came from a Wright and a Neil Raine brace plus a very important win from stand in Hal Goodliffe in a great night of table tennis. 

HACKNESS B 3 v BRIDLINGTON OLD BOYS 7

Simon James and Mark Chajecki were too strong for Hackness B. The Brid pair comfortably won all their singles. Howeve they did come up against strong resistance in the doubles. In a very tight match against Mike Wheatley and Noel Seery they narrowly won in five sets. Seery, Wheatley and Chris Found did manage single rubbers to help in their teams relegation fight.

CORINTHIANS A 9 v CORINTHIANS B 1

Corinthians A dished out a mauling to their B team. Dale Symons and Glen Hodgson stayed unbeaten with Hodgson in impressive form by not dropping a set. Pete Kirk got the B teams only success by defeating Mark Marshall. The doubles also went to the A team in straight sets. 

NOMADS 5 v WHITBY SPRINGHILL 5

Nomads fought hard for a share of the points. Gary Connolly bagged a brace and took part in a surprise doubles win with John Loftus. The latter and Dave Oxley completed their scoring. Whitbys reply came from a Bob Evans treble and Barbara Kearney who also just lost out on a treble by narrowly losing to Connolly 11-6, 11-7, 10-12, 8-11, 9-11.

THE HIT SQUAD 6 v ROLO 4

The Lowe brothers gave the Hit Squad a fright despite not getting on the scoresheet. Ethan Lowe lost to a resilient Guy Whiting after squandering a 9-3 lead and being two sets to one up. Matty Lowe did not look out of place in division one and was in full attacking mode in all his rubbers. He took both Ross Dransfield and Whiting to five sets. Richard Dent was the other Hit Squads brace winner. Rolo relied on another treble by Martin Lowe and a win in the doubles with Ethan Lowe.

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division Two

PICADORE A 3 v TRINITY 7

Picadores Martin Zammits unbeaten treble was not enough against Trinitys improving trio. John Warburton, Moke Warburton and Matty Lowe all won two singles each for the victors. Trinitys young pairing of Moke and Matty also scored a great double win over the experienced Zammit and Nigel Hird.

RYEDALE SPORTS CLUB 8 v PICADORE B 2

Yet another treble for Ryedales Pat Swindell against bottom placed Picadore. Team-mates John Gascoyne and Ray Mitchell added a brace each and Mitchell took the doubles with Swindell. Steve Atkinson impressed for the losers with an excellent brace.

HOBNOBS 4 v SCARBOROUGH OLD BOYS 6

Hal Goodliffe kept up his recent spell of good form with a treble and combined with Allistair Hutchinson for a doubles success. Hutchinson and David Makepeace had close wins over Derek Harris to register the win. Hobnobs reply came from Ajay Tandan and Stuart Robinson with a brace each.

WHITBY ENDEAVOUR 2 v PINDAR 8

Runaway leaders Pindar extended their lead at the top with a convincing win over Endeavour. Paul Ho won all his singles. Guy Hutchinson and Nigel Clapham added a brace each. The doubles also went Pindars way through the combination of Ho and Clapham who won in five sets. Endeavours reply came Graham Cripps and Jon Parkinson.

SCARBOROUGH NEWS Division Three

DELPHSTONE 1 v EASTFIELD WARRIORS 9

On this showing Eastfield look promotion certainties. Both Gary Zegstroo and Frank Horswell enjoyed unbeaten performances and it was left to Delphstones Russell Ives to stop the white wash. The veteran defeated Richard Lear 11-3, 8-11, 11-2, 8-11, 11-3. Lear had won his other two rubbers in convincing fashion.

DELPHSTONE 4 v SCALBY SCHOOL 6

A brace each from Luke Howland, James Biggs and vintage performer Les Smith was enough to secure this tight win. Delphstones reply came from a Jon Wanless brace and a doubles triumph with the pairing of Jon and Will Wanless.

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