Mad Batters v Barn Boys - Score 29-14
Allsorts v Roys Boys - Score 17-26
Tonys Troupers v Space Invaders Score 31-8
It was division 2 that saw all of the action this week.
Barn Boys played their first match of this season away to Mad Batters. Scores
were even in the early stages but Mad Batters eased ahead before closing out
the rest of the match. Matthew Short earned another player of the match award with a
maximum. Hamish Cuthbertson also scored his first maximum of the season, with
Trevor Short adding a further 5 points. Barn Boys put up a good initial fight
and Graham Lamacraft and Steve Palmer added 4 points apiece. Doubles points
were almost evenly shared with Mad Batters edging ahead by 6 points to Barn
Boys' 5. Final score: Mad Batters 26 - Barn Boys 14.
Maximums by both Barry and Roy Hooper spearheaded a convincing performance
against Allsorts, ending with a victory for Roys Boys by 26 points to Allsorts'
17. This match was also evenly poised in the early stages but Roys Boys steadily
pulled ahead throughout the rest of the match with Barry being awarded player
of the match.
Allsorts steady resistance was provided by Andrew Godfrey with
5 points and Barbara Parker and Mike Laurie scoring 4 apiece. Roys Boys also
took the honours in the doubles by 7 points to 4.
Tony's Troopers scored a magnificent 31 points against Space Invaders. Both
Sifa Vea and Kerry Manicom scored maximums with Tony Burrows adding a further
6 points. The match started strongly for Space invaders with Margo Baker
winning the first game, and all 4 of the team's singles points were won in the
first two games. A further 4 doubles points were added to take Invaders total
score to 8 points. Troopers' doubles tally of 7 points demonstrated their
dominance in the match.
Final score: Tonys Troupers 31 - Space Invaders 8,
with Sifa Vea being awarded player of the match.
Division 1 saw no change in team positions. There were no challengers to prevent
Shooting Stars from retaining top spot for another week.
Geoff Williams - Press Officer