Maureen makes history
Dalbeattie Tennis Club held its prizegiving at the bowling club at the weekend.
Maureen Johnstone created history with singles title number 30 and also took the ladies’ doubles, partnered by Francesca Thom.
Stevie White also completed back-to-back titles, winning the men’s singles as well as the men’s doubles, partnered by Bruce Todd.
The mixed doubles champions were Paul Boardman and Liz McTaggart. Junior champions were brother and sister Adam and Zoe Maxwell.
President Keith Thom presented the awards and during his speech commented on the success of the club over the summer.
Both the mixed teams won their leagues. In open competitions, numbers were up on previous years and junior coaching numbers had increased also from previous years.
The club is offering a winter programme with organised sessions and coaching. Anyone wishing to join or help should contact Keith on 07821526388. Stewartry were heartened on a sunny afternoon at Greenlaw as the kick-off drills were well executed by Kerr Dalrymple and his chasers.
But the visitors ran in three tries in an opening burst before the Blacks hit back with two, the first from Ciaran White, who barged over with defenders hanging on to him, and the second by Zak Hunter who went blind from a ruck.
Both were the result of well executed skills and ball control and unselfish
Silverware The Dalbeattie Tennis Club members with their trophies