SOUTH DEVON & TORBAY TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE – SPONSORED BY ALBANY FLORISTS
PRESS REPORT – Sunday 3rd Feb
With no scheduled league fixtures and some cup matches postponed due to the weather, only a handful of matches took place this week.
The Handicap team cups - the Singles Challenge cup and the Dyment doubles shield threw up some very competitive close matches.
The NA Falcons team of Jeremy Broad, Chris Baron & Mike Kavanagh were involved in two close matches. In the doubles they just lost out by 13 points, (338-351) to club colleagues NA Kites. The lead changed hands 5 times in this encounter with the Kites team of Lewis Short, Richard Salt and Josh Redfern holding their nerve to win the last 3 close sets. The Falcons fared better at Torre against the Tigers in the singles cup, with it all square at 222-222 at the end of the 6th set. This time the Falcons came on strong in the final 3 sets, to win the match by 12 points (333-321).