Top team adds to competition lead
ALL teams were in action in Thursday night tennis in Proserpine this week.
Gavin Milne’s team were defeated by Glen Botes’ team 59-50 in an exciting match-up.
It was a close contest between the teams up until half time with Milne’s team only trailing by two games 29-31.
The second half Glen Botes’ team won four of the six sets with Gary Scotford and Keith Jeppsen having good nights winning all four of their sets.
Ashlyn Hare subbed for Tiegan Hodges on the night.
In the other match-up Howard Lawn’s team defeated Layton Mitchell’s 63-46.
Lawn’s team came from one game down at half time to win by a margin of 17 games at full time.
Jackie Mitchell played well all night winning all four of her sets against her father’s team and her team has now opened up an 80 game lead over second place.
After seven weeks Lawn’s team still leads the competition on 450 games.
Milne’s team is still in second place with 370, Mitchell’s team coming in third with 353 and in fourth position is Botes’ team on 336.
This Thursday night Milne’s team will be playing against Mitchell’s team and Botes’ team will be playing against Lawn’s.
The bye lines this week are three and seven.
Social tennis is on at the Proserpine Tennis Courts in Jupp Street on Saturday starting at 2.30pm.
FRIENDLY COMPETITION: Todd Marshall with his partner Ashlyn Hare played against Jo Wright and Breana Chauntler at Thursday night tennis in Proserpine.