Close results in local squash competition
JUNIOR squash continued last week with more fantastic matches.
Kyle Skyring had to work hard for a 2-1 match against Hayley Gwynne. Sam Lawrence, playing his first game against big sister Poppy, entertained us with two long games producing a 3-0 match.
Chris Dwyer is displaying fast improvement, snatching one game from Rae Page. Rae won 2-1.
Other results: Daisy Hawkes d Brydehn Bender 3-0, Rex Hawkes d Halle Tesch 3-0, Cole Watson d Jared Tesch 3-0, Dean McCarthy d Riley Stievano 3-0.
At the end of round five, Team Three sits on top of the leaderboard with 32 points, followed by Teams One and Four on 29 points and Team Two on 20.
In senior squash, Monday’s game between Graeme Lawrence and Brian Petrus was well worth watching, with plenty of long rallies and fine shots. The final result saw Brian with 2 games to Graeme’s 1.
Julie Verri and Judith Day produced a similar match, with Judith ended the victor 2-1. Hagen Wittner worked hard to get a game off Brendan Ives as did Ethan Hoffman against Daniel Watts.
In other results, Mick Gwynne d Sean Hawkes 3-0; Jake Rasmussen d Janet Goodall 2-1; Duane Hoffman d Renae Verri 3-0; Rhett Prince d Suzy Bestwick 2-1; Danielle Bellero d Damien Bellero 3-0 and Kyle Skyring d Sue Watts 3-0.
In Wednesday’s fixtures, Sue Lawrence and Treveen Page had a great battle each trying to outwit the other. Sue finally got up 2-1.
Hana Sorensen started well in her match against Janet Goodall by winning the first game but Janet fought back to get the next two.
Thunderbolt: Daryl Mison sends one down at training. Photo by Neil Weavers