Table Tennis by Paul Myers
Fleet CC B are top of Division Four in the Aldershot and District Table Tennis League after beating club-rivals Fleet CC C 9-1. Mark Holbrook and Andy Blunden were both in treble form on the night with Marge Massey (2 wins) only just losing out to Kevin Bissell in a five game thriller. In second place are Ash H who beat Cody E 7-3 with maximums from Terry Kavanagh and Ray Mears. Just behind in third and fourth place are Tennis H and Bentley B who both remain unbeaten with two wins apiece. Tennis H this week beat Frimley E 7-3 with Paul Jarvis winning all three for the tennis men, in reply Jon Ball grabbed a brace for Frimley. Bentley B beat Frimley E 6-4 and Farnham Cohesion 8-2 with Anton Bris heading his teams averages winning five out of six with Pavol Bris and Les Vaill both on four out of six.
In Division Three leaders Tennis F were beaten 7-3 by second placed Bourne B with Andy Barnard and Peter Butler bagging trebles, Tennis F though also beat club rivals Tennis G 8-2 to keep them top of the bunch. Peter Killick grabbed a maximum with brothers Graham and Roger McCulley both winning two each. Cody C thrashed Frimley D 9-1 to get their first win of the season and move into third place. David Thomas and Bruce McPherson were both in scintillating form winning all three with Tony McDowell two. Other notable performances were Dave Phillip's hat-trick for Ash G against Kingfisher B in their drawn match and Paul Shakespeare's treble in Tennis G's draw against Kingfisher A.
Ash A stormed to the summit of Division One with a 10-0 drubbing of Challoner. It only happens on a few occasions, but not only did Ash A not drop a set, they didn't even lose an individual game. Birthday boy Scott Ayers, Ross Saxby and Chris Hazelhurst were the stars for Ash. Central C in second beat a struggling Cody A 8-2 and drew with club rivals Central A. Robin Pretty and Dave Phelps were both unbeaten against Cody A and only lost out to Phil Snelson (3wins) of Central A. Bentley A in their first match of the new campaign beat Cody A 9-1 in which Micky Lang and Steve French were both in treble form, in reply Peter Anthony beat Phil Hales (2wins) to avoid the whitewash. Frimley A got their first win on the board by beating Tennis A 8-2. Robert Hawes and Graham Diplock both grabbed hard fought trebles with Tim Ngyou two for Frimley.
Finally in Division Two Tennis B went to the top after beating Broadmoor B 8-2 with help from both the Graham's, Barson and Dickson who were unbeaten. Bourne A moved into second past an inactive Ash C with a 7-3 against Tennis E. Paul Creamer, Andy Barnard and Mike Gunton all bagged doubles, but the star man was Keith Bredin winning all three for the losing side. Broadmoor B picked themselves up after losing to Tennis B by beating Ash D 7-3 in which Pu Zhang was the man of the match grabbing a maximum.