News Report Feb 18

West Cornwall Table Tennis League

Premier Division

               Bridge A continue to lead the way in the Premier Division of the West Cornwall Table Tennis League. Following a 10,0 thrashing against their B team, Bridge hold a 14 point lead at the top of the table with Falmouth Docks A hot on their heels with a game in hand.  The rivals drew in their head to head battle with Mark Meijvis of Docks A finishing man of the match, and maintaining his 100% average.  Will Abouelhana and Kelly Reed of Bridge picked up two points each, beating both Jeremy Williams and Paul Jenkin. Dave Plumb picked up the fifth and final point for Bridge beating Paul.

               Bridge B secured third position in the table beating fourth placed Mylor A 9,1 with the return of Austin Chapman winning his 3 matches. Team mate Steve Lobb also picked up three points, with Keith Swain losing a point to Mas Shibasaki of Mylor. Mylor followed this defeat by beating Docks B 6,4 with only 2 players.  Karim Ali won all of his matches, with Harry Stanbury losing just one to Joe Tuffery of Docks B, before Karim and Harry paired up to take the doubles point.

               People’s Palace A have had a tough fortnight narrowly beating Docks B 6,4 before drawing to Docks C. Steve Hunt won all of his matches against Docks B with Kevin Fudge winning two and the pair gaining their final point in the doubles. For Docks B, Joe Tuffery and Morgan Cardell both picked up a point, and Aiden Rollason two. Liam Chinn starred for Docks C winning all of his matches, Simon Jacobs and Kevin Fudge of Palace both won two from three.

First Division

               Mounts Bay A hold an 11 point lead at the top of the table after narrowly beating second placed Docks D. Docks took four points from the match with Dylan Tynan and Jarvis Lee winning two points each. For Mounts Bay, Rob Dyer picked up one point, with father and son duo Nigel and Mark Cock winning two singles points each and the doubles. Mounts Bay continued their fine form against Penpol, taking an 8,2 win. Both Mark and Rob won their 3 matches, with Nigel losing to Andrew Nicholson in a close battle in the first match of the evening.  Andrew paired up with Andy Senior to win the doubles.

               Penpol followed this defeat with an 8,2 win against People's Palace B. Andrew Nicholson took player of the match winning his three, with team mates Adam Sparks and Katie Rule winning two each losing to the experience of Roger Jacobs.

               Mylor B suffered two heavy defeats to second placed Docks D (9,1) and third placed Bridge D (8,2). Chris Basset won two of the points for Mylor beating Josh Knight of Docks and Chris Solway of Bridge. Howard Baker took the third point over the two matches beating Chris. Jarvis Lee and Dylan Tynan of Docks and Nigel Tregenza and Bernard Harvey of Bridge won all of their matches.

               St Ives A secured a narrow win against Bridge D 6,4 before drawing to Mylor C. David Smith of St Ives won all 6 over the two matches, with team mates Andrew Tyson winning two and Mark Burnell one. For Bridge, Chris and Bernard won two each, and for Mylor, Chris Buckingham and Sam Sloggett also won two with Mark Norcross taking a point for the draw. In their other match Chris, Sam and Mark all won 2 points each for Mylor, with Chris and Sam teaming up to win the doubles to take a 7,3 win against Palace B.

Second Division

               Godolphin have a massive 25 point lead at the top of the second division, following a draw against Mounts Bay C and a 7,3 win over Mounts Bay B. For Mounts Bay C, Sue West remained undefeated winning her singles, and pairing up with John Holman to win the doubles. John beat David Greenough of Godolphin to take the fifth point. Curry Vincent impressed, winning his three matches against Mounts Bay B's Howard Charman, Jackie Rice and Chris Rodda. For Mounts Bay, Jackie won one point and Howard two, both beating David, and Howard taking the third point from Barry Dunstan.

               Docks F have closed the gap to just two points on second placed Docks E by winning 16 points over their last two matches. The F team beat Docks G 10,0 and Docks H 6,4. Over the two matches, Harry Rose and Brian Johnson won 5 out of 6, losing to Perry Oates and Blaise Hinshelwood respectively. Roger Scorse won 4, losing to Blaise and Joe Crouse. Docks E just beat Mount Ambrose 6,4 before comfortably beating Cape Cornwall 8,2. Dennis Williams of Docks E won 5 of his matches losing to the man of the match Mike Kent, who is undefeated for the season. David May took the two points for Cape Cornwall beating Ben Charity and Chris Hocking.

               In their other match, Cape Cornwall drew against two man team Redruth Highway. For Redruth, Gary Marson and Anthony Solway won two singles points each and the doubles, both losing to David. Redruth Highway followed this with a 7,3 win over Mylor D. Yuki Reed starred for Mylor winning her 3 matches.

               Palace C beat both Docks H and Mount Ambrose 6,4. Yet again, Mike Kent was the stand out player of the match winning his 3 singles and pairing up with Tony Barber to win the doubles. Pierre-Michel Doutreligne won all of his games against Docks H, with team mates David Matthew winning two and Paul Lindsay one. For Docks, Blaise Hinshelwood won two matches and Perry Oates one.

               Howard Charman beat all three players of Mylor D 3 ends to nil for Mounts Bay D on the way to a 6,4 victory. Heather Dyer and Jonathan Bradbury both picked up a point each for Mount's Bay, with Howard and Jonathan taking the sixth point with a win in the doubles.

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