|Stogumber||White Horse||34 - 14|
|Roys Boys||Mad Batters||18 - 27|
|Space Invaders||Tonys Troopers||10 - 21|
It was a fairly quiet week for the league as some teams played their quarter final Cup matches. Full Cup news next week....
Division 1 – Stogumber got back to winning ways when they entertained White Horse. Both player of the match David Bryant and Marcus Short scored maximums for the home team. Mervyn Hillier added an excellent 7 points as he regained form after his return to the game from retirement. Maximum doubles points gave Stogumber the winning score of 34 points. White Horse put up a steady fight throughout the evening with Ian Rew top scoring with 5 and team mates Colin White and Jamie Robertson adding a further 2 points apiece. The visitors put up a good performance in the doubles where 5 points were added to give White Horse a creditable 14 points for the match.
Division 2 – It was over the hill for Mad Batters as they travelled to challenge Roy’s Boys. It was the home team captain who was awarded player of the match as Roy Hooper scored the only maximum of the evening. Di Garner added a further 5 singles points, plus 4 points from the doubles, gave Roy’s Boys a final tally of 18. Mad Batters played consistently throughout the match with both Matthew and Jamie Short scoring 8 points apiece and Trevor Short adding another 4. There was success for the team in the doubles with 7 points to give Mad Batters a winning total of 27.
Space Invaders had a not so close encounter this week when they were invaded by Tony’s Troopers. It was the ever improving Matt Lawrence who led the defence with 5 points and Jim Stiles scoring 3. However, it was there that resistance all but ended except for a solitary doubles point. The total for Space Invaders was a down to Earth 10 points. Tony’s Troopers started the match by losing the first 3 points. Thereafter it was a relentless onslaught as player of the match Kerry Manicom and Sifa Vea both scored maximums. Chris Wickham scored 4 singles points, but it was maximum doubles points that gave Tony’s Troopers the victory with 31 points.
Geoff Williams - Press Officer