Longshots success

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Pot Luck One 4

Longshots 6

Pot Luck welcomed back Trevor Teasdale and the wily veteran made his mark by scoring a brace.

His stubborn defence with the rare attacking shot frustrated and wore down Keegan Barstow who took the first two sets but lost the next three.

Teasdale met his match against another stone wall defender Mike Wheatley who won in four sets.

Team-mate Thomas Harrington also won twice.

He won a close five-setter against Wheatley 16-14, 11-8, 6-11, 7-11, 11-8 but crashed against Barstow in four sets.

Longshots bagged a four-point win with a brace each from Wheatley and Barstow plus a doubles win together and Pete Simms got the all important single.

Corinthians 9

Longshots 1

Longshots’ catch-up game in the week saw them lose heavily to Corinthians.

Both Pete Kirk and Derek Elliott were unbeaten in their singles and the doubles together.

Third player Pete Lee received a shock when he lost for the first time ever against a rejuvenated Allan Thurling 11-5, 12-14, 10-12, 9-11.

Thurling played all the big points well and fully deserved his win.

Corinthians 9

Bridlington Old Boys 1

Elliott and Kirk continued their good form with another unbeaten performance.

Brid’s Barry Jordan stopped the whitewash when he defeated Pete Lee 13-11, 11-9, 10-12, 4-11, 11-7.

Quattro A 6

Rolo 4

Despite Quattro missing two regular players they still managed a four-point win.

Chris Tindall, Vic Hollingsworth and Dan Barnes all won twice against Rolo’s youngsters.

Martin Lowe took all his rubbers and partnered son Ethan to a doubles victory that earned their side two points.

Ryedale Sports Club 1

Scarborough A 9

The opening game saw Ryedale’s Stephen Temple lock horns against the league’s current number two Mark Marshall.

Temple always does well against his opponent and has already notched a shock win when they last met.

In a great match Marshall got his revenge by winning it 11-2, 9-11, 9-11, 11-4, 13-11 but there is no doubt the Ryedale youngster has the indian sign over his opponent.

Marshall and Dale Symons went on to win all their rubbers.

Third player for Scarborough was Pete Kirby who was making a welcome return to the sport after a five-year lay-off.

On his debut Kirby showed he has lost none of his table tennis skills by winning twice and just losing to Temple in a close five-setter.

Kirby then paired up with Symons for a straight-set doubles win.