TABLE TENNIS: It is getting very tight at the top of Division One of the IBA Protect King’s Lynn League, where only seven points separate the top three.
Wisbech Hawks remain top after an 8-2 win at two-man Paul’s Driving School.
Wasps are second, but closed the gap with a 9-1 home win against Spin Doctors.
Igors Scekalevs and Mick Forth both scored maximums.
Third-placed Runcton Holme took on their A team and came away with a 10-0 win to stay in touch in third place.
Nick Osborne, Graham Warren and John Mingay posted maximums.
Gordon Penney scored a tidy maximum in GreenFingers’ 7-3 win at the young Blades team.
Clive Sandle’s win was the only consolation for Runcton Holme B in an 8-2 defeat to Swaffham Terriers.
Premier League leaders TopSpynn extended their lead with a 10-0 win over Ambit Projects courtesy of the Brown family Phil, Karl and Ross.
Ziggys sit in second place after a 6-4 win at St James.
Wisbech Wizards were also big winners of the week with a 10-0 win over Heacham A.
Wasps sit nicely in third place after an 8-2 win at two-man Pegg Scaffolding.
Martin Skipper had two wins for Pegg’s, but the visitors secured victory through Tomasz Simka, 2, Derek Kiddle and Steve Mason with Simka and Kiddle also winning the doubles.
The closest match of the week saw Heacham draw 5-5 with Avengers.
James Patterson was on form with a maximum for the home team. Arron Howell and David Whitby both had wins over Jerry Irving, while Don Dixon and Keith Phillips had a couple of wins each with Dixon and Irving pairing up to take the doubles.
TopSpynn were too strong for Pegg Scaffolding in the Challenge Cup semi-final, running out 5-1 winners.
Lynn TTA coaches are running a session for children, on Wednesday, April 5, at Lynnsport’s table tennis centre, 12.30-3.30pm. The price for those who already attend the Friday sessions is £4 and £5 for newcomers.
The Lynn TTA website is up and running at http://kltta.homestead.com/index.html
- Hunnys Heroes are favourites to lift the Heacham League title after an impressive 9-0 win against Adrian’s Allstars.
Rob and Tom Yarrow and Graham Keeley did the damage to put them 14 points clear of BT Victory. Victory have a game in hand but the big defeat for Allstars looks to have put the title beyond reach as they are 17 points off the lead, although they also have a game in hand.
Mary-Ann Woodhouse was joined by Simon Rayner and Ben Andrews in the Victory team that beat Sedgeford Stars 7-2.
Mike Witley partnered Dan Witley and then Paul Richardson to inflict losses on Victory.
Sedgeford Savages super subs John Marrow, Jacob Hewson and Kerry Smith beat Ringstead Raiders 8-1.
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