Closest week yet at Proserpine tennis
LITTLE separated the teams at Thursday night tennis in Proserpine this week with just a handful of points separating the winners.
Howard Lawn’s sneaked home to a 59-57 win over Gavin Milne’s team.
The matches and final outcomes between these two teams have been close all season.
Lawn’s team held a one game advantage at half time and only extended that by an extra game at full time to finish the night two games ahead.
Both teams won six sets each but it is the overall games that count for the final score.
Todd Marshall had a good night winning all four of his sets.
In the other fixture Glen Botes’ team edged out Layton Mitchell’s 58-55.
It was another close night between these two teams with both teams also winning six sets each and the leader changing three times.
At half way Mitchell’s team had the lead with five games, but Botes’ team came back in the second half to win the night by three games.
This week is the closest the competition has been with only four games separating the highest winning team and the lowest losing team.
After nine weeks Lawn’s team still leads the competition on 562 games while Milne’s team holds onto second place with 499 games.
Botes’ team has jumped ahead of Mitchell’s with the four game win and is now on 438 games.
This Thursday night Milne’s team will be playing against Botes’ team and Mitchell’s team will be playing Lawn’s team.
The bye lines this week are 4 and 8.
Social tennis is on at the Proserpine Tennis Courts in Jupp Street on Sunday starting at 9.30am.
CLOSE CONTEST: Gavin Milne and his partner Allan Trinder against Howard Lawn and his partner Trent Murray. This match finished in a dead heat with two tie breakers being played.