Falmouth Docks A falter in their bid for the Premier Division title of the West Cornwall Table Tennis League. Bridge A continued their impressive form with a whitewash over People’s Palace A with a team of Darren Reed, Dave Plumb and Awen McBride.
Docks A suffered their first defeat of the season to Bridge B 6,4, leaving them 20 points adrift with a game in hand. For Docks, Jeremy Williams won his three singles matches narrowly beating both Malcolm Peters and Steve Lobb in the fifth end. The fourth point for Docks was won by Mark Meijvis who beat Keith Swain. Keith, Malcolm and Steve all beat Paul Jenkin, with Malcolm and Steve teaming up to take the doubles point against Paul and Jeremy.
People’s Palace A beat Mylor A 7,3 with Kevin Fudge and Steve Hunt undefeated for the match. For Mylor, Harry Stanbury, Dave White and Karim Ali all won one point. In their other match, Mylor beat Docks C 7,3. Karim won player of the match winning three points, Harry won two and Dave one. For Docks, Daniel Preston won two points for his team and Liam Chinn one.
Mounts Bay A have a comfortable 31 point lead at the top of the First Division table ahead of Docks D who have 2 games in hand. Mounts Bay secured a 9,1 win over People’s Palace B and an 8,2 win away St Ives A. For Mounts Bay, Nigel Cock was undefeated in both matches, Mark Cock won three from three, Rob Dyer, Jackie Rice and Howard Charman all won two from three. Paul Mallen (Palace) took their only point beating Jackie Rice in four ends. David Smith picked up the two points for St Ives by defeating Rob Dyer and Howard Charman, both narrowly in the fifth and final end.
Jarvis Lee and Dylan Tynan won all of their matches for their team Docks D this week, to beat Palace B 7,3 . Paul Mallen, Colin Flook and Keith Mitchell all won one.
Godolphin lead the way in the Second Division with a huge 22 point lead over Docks E. Godolphin narrowly beat Docks H 6,4 this week with Blaise Hinshelwood winning all three of his singles points for Docks. Their fourth point was won by Joseph Crouse.
Docks E increased their gap to five points between club mates Docks F in the bid for promotion. Docks E beat Mounts Bay C 9,1 whilst Docks F drew against Palace C. For Docks E, Dennis Williams and Perry Oakes finished the match unbeaten, and Chris Hocking won 2, losing to Sue West of Mounts Bay in five ends. Pierre-Michel Doutreligne was player of the match for Palace C winning all of his matches, with team mate David Matthew winning the other points. For Docks F, Brian Johnson won two, and Roger Scorse and Harry Rose won one each. Harry and Brian teamed up to take the draw.
Redruth Highway sit in fifth position following two 6,4 wins over Palace C and Docks G. Over the two matches, Peter Gribble won four from six, George Banfield two, Anthony Solway won three from three and Gary Marson two. For Palace, Pierre and Mo Wills won two points each and for Docks G, Dave Hatcher won 2, John Tuffery one, and the pair won the doubles.
Mounts Bay B have had a solid fortnight with two 7,3 wins over Mounts Ambrose and Cape Cornwall. In their first match against Mount Ambrose, Sue West and Howard Charman won all of their singles matches and the pair won the doubles. Tony Barber, Ian Packenas and Marcus Rogers all won one. Cape Cornwall’s David May won his matches against Howard, Heather Dyer and Jonathan Bradbury who won their other singles matches.
In their other match, Cape Cornwall were beaten 7,3 by Mounts Bay C. For Cape Cornwall, David won 2 and Basil Stephens won the third point. John Holman was the stand out player for Mounts Bay winning his three, Peter Jackson won two, and Peter Puddiphatt one.
Mount Ambrose beat Mylor D 7,3 this week with Ian Packenas (Mount Ambrose) taking three points. Tony Barber and Marcus Rogers both won two points but were defeated by Mylor’s Yuki Reed who paired up with husband Nigel to win the doubles.