Gerrards Cross blow away the opposition in schools contest
Young tennis stars break pair’s dominance
her last shot looking like a winner but just missing the line. Alex Thomas went on to beat Anoushka Patel 10-6, Francesca Schonfeldt lost to Theo MaCann and Harrison Phippen had a walkover, handing Gerrards Cross the victory.
Shiv Patel won a fiercely competitive shoot-out against Maltman’s Green’s Helena Ullyatt to also decide the Year 4 final in Gerrards Cross’ favour. Georgie Lloyd and Emma Servaes had got Maltman’s off to a great start beating Ben Viner and Tate Bowles 10-5 and 102, but Oliver Robinson started the Cross comeback by beating Shaina Nathwani 10-6.
The Year 5/6 final saw Jacob Mellows beat brother Seb as Gerrards Cross’ Year 6s beat their own Year 5s, which was especially tough on Seb, who had won two shoot-outs on the way to the final.
Jubilant Gerrards Cross CofE players and (below) Ben Viner, Tate Bowles, Oliver Robinson and Shiv Patel