Mixed results for Clevedon
TABLE TENNIS - THERE were mixed fortunes for Division 2's Cleeve and Claverham Clevedon with one winning match and one lost.
THERE were mixed fortunes for Division 2's Cleeve and Claverham Clevedon with one winning match and one lost.
The winning match was closely fought against Winsc Warriors. Clevedon's Callum Parkins won all his matches but with three close games against Anne Baker. James Bessant won two, losing narrowly in five to Warriors' John Cook. Max Jeremiah beat Cath Smith in five games. Warriors' Cook and Baker proved too strong for Bessant and Parkins winning 3-1, but the match went to Clevedon 21-17.
Clevedon could not do much against the much stronger Rookery Rooks team who beat them 30-2. Steve Lu and Ian Clapp had three wins each and no losses. Kiem Mu lost a game to Callum Parkins. Parkins and Warren Taylor won the second game in a four-game doubles.
There were some close encounters with long rallies in the Warriors against C & C Cobras match. Cobras' John Barker had a good night with three wins though he needed five games to beat both Paul Millward and Dave Parker. Parker beat Rick Hutchinson in five and Andrea Monk in four. Margaret Parker took two games from Monk. Cobras won the match 24-15.
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In Division 1, neither of the A & B Vets teams managed to win a point between them in their matches. Vets A against Winsc Renegades had some close games but not able to clinch a match. Colin Lewis was beaten 10, 11 and 12 against Renegades' Gary Cattermole and was unlucky to lose out in five to Paul Hayward. Bob Hermitage from the B team had several close results. Renegades won 10-0.
Vets B also had a bad night against Totterdown Revolutions to lose out 10-0, though not without stiff resistance. Vets' Jon Codd with close games lost out 9-11 in the fourth against Barry Lewis and had two 13-15 losing games against Graham Cheeseman and Neil Clements. Darren Clapp, not on top form, took a game from Clements. Jon Pollard also had some close games against Lewis and Cheeseman.
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