2015-16 week twenty reports

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division One

CORINTHIANS A 7 v HIT SQUAD 3

A top performance from Corinthians that sets them up for a title decider against Hackness A. Glen Hodgson was man of the match winning all his three rubbers. He defeated Hit Squad number one Ross Dransfield in a tense five setter. Team-mates Dale Symons and Mark Marshall put in solid performances to win a brace each. Symons was involved in the game of the night against Richard Dent. Symons saved two match points to win 11-8, 11-7, 4-11, 10-12, 12-10. Hit Squads scorers were a Dransfield brace and a win inthe doubles with Dent.

CORINTHIANS B 7 v HACKNESS A 3

Hackness paid the price for putting out a weakened side against motivated opponents. Pete Kirk was the star man. The Corinthian number one bagged a treble in an excellent display of table tennis. He also combined with Derek Elliott in a doubles triumph. Elliott also managed a single and there was a personal best from Ed Wardman who hit an impressive double. Hackness reply came from a Neil Raine brace and a James Hodgson single.

NOMADS 3 v ROLO 7

Rolos youngsters played their part in this seven point win that bodes well for next season. Ethan Lowe scored a brace and there was a good win for Matty Lowe who held his nerve to take the deciding set 12-10 against the experienced John Loftus. Martin Lowes treble and a doubles win with Ethan were Rolos other scorers. Nomads reply came from a Gary Connolly brace and a hard earned single from Dave Oxley.

BRIDLINGTON OLD BOYS 6 v WHITBY SPRINGHILL 4

A compelling match that was typified in a gripping rubber between Brids Mark Chajecki and Whitbys Barbara Kearney. The latter continued her fine form by winning in five sets against her higher ranked opponent. Chajecki went on to claim his other two rubber plus a doubles success with Simon James. Brid got over the line thanks to a James maximum while Whitbys reply came from a Kearney brace and singles for John Hanson and Bob Evans.

WHITBY SPRINGHILL 6 v CORINTHIANS B 4

In this re-arranged fixture, Barbara Kearney, Bob Evans and John Hanson all won two singles each for Whitby. Pete Kirk was again Corinthians best player with a brace and a win in the doubles with Derek Elliott. The latter secured a great win over Evans to complete the scoreline.

SCARBOROUGH FLOORING Division Two

RYEDALE SPORTS CLUB 3 v TRINITY 7

In form Matty Lowe scored another maximum and took the doubles in straight sets with Moke Warburton. The latter was involved in a classic five setter against Barry Rudd and showed great composure to win the decider 15-13 against her more experienced opponent. Moke ended up with a brace and John Warburton a single. Ryedales most successful player was Jean wardman with a brace while Rudd won a single.

PINDAR 9 v PICADORE B 1

Another comprehensive win for runaway league leaders Pindar. Both Paul Ho and Guy Hutchinson stayed unbeaten in their singles. Nigel Clapham had to be content with a brace after losing to a determined Steve Atkinson. The doubles also went Pindars way.

WHITBY ENDEAVOUR 5 v SCALBY OLD BOYS 5

Scalby old boy Hal Goodliffe put in a match winning unbeaten performance to earn his side a share of the points. He was also involved in a successful doubles with Allistair Hutchinson who also won a vital single. Whitbys reply came from a brace each for Barry Davies and Jon Parkinson while Graham Cripps added a single in an entertaining fixture.

HOBNOBS 5 v PICADORE A 5

Picadore were strengthened with the return of Sally Hunter and she proved her worth with a hard earned brace. Team-mate Nigel Hird was also on top form with two wins. Third player Martin Zammits only joy was an impressive win over Stuart Robinson who had won his other two singles for Picadore. The veteran duo of Allan Thurling and Derek Harris added singles and took the doubles together.

SCARBOROUGH NEWS Division Three

LIBERATORS 4 v SCALBY SCHOOL 6

Liberators had no answer to either Luke Howland or James Biggs on the night. Both juniors excelled with trebles. Howland faced resistance against Brian Goodliffe but managed to play the big points well and take the decider 11-9. Liberators reply came from singles for Goodliffe, Karl Cousins and Kath Edwards and Goodliffe and Cousins won an exciting five set doubles.

DELPHSTONE 5 v ROGUES N JOSHERS 5

Rogues fought hard for a share of the points with Tom Anderson winning two five set doubles and Dominic Grunwell also winning a brace. The draw was achieved with Isaac Grunwell claiming a vital single. Delphstone relied on another Jon Wanless treble and a well won single by Will Wanless. Both players then paired up for a doubles success.

EASTFIELD WARRIORS 7 v WHITBY RESOLUTION 3

This result puts Warriors nearer to promotion. Gary Zegstroo and Josh Timmons won all their singles in style and took the doubles together in straight sets. Whitbys Stuart Hurworth, Ken Benford and Dan Schweitzer replied in single wins. 

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