The Scarborough News
Guy’s treble fires Pindar to opening win at Whitby
Moke and Matty shine for Trinity, while Hobnobs and Ryedale earn victories
SCARBOROUGH FLOORING DIVISION TWO WHITBY ENDEAVOUR 3 PINDAR 7 Pindar’s Guy Hutchinson hit a treble as the season kicked off, this hat-trick included a great opening five-set win against Barry Davies.
He also paired up with Nigel Clapham for a doubles success.
Clapham’s brace and Robert Gorkas’ single completed Pindar’s score.
Whitby’s reply was a Davies brace and a single for Jon Parkinson. HOBNOBS 9 SCALBY OLD BOYS 1 This was a poor show by the Old Boys, who turned up with a player short for their opening match of the league season.
Hobnobs took full advantage with Stuart Robinson and Ajay Tanday staying unbeaten.
A whitewash was averted when Allistair Hutchinson defeated Allan Thurling in four sets. RYEDALE SPORTS CLUB 10 PICADORE B 0 After a lay-off with a longterm injury, Ryedale’s Mick Carter starred with a great treble in this demolition of Picadore.
Team-mates Ray Mitchell and Pat Swindell were also unbeaten but it was to be Carter’s night.
His stonewall defending shone through in all his rubbers.
Picadore’s best player was stalwart Richard Lloyd, who took both Mitchell and Carter to five sets. PICADORE A 4 TRINITY 6 This was a tremendous contest that starred two of the league’s top juniors.
Trinity’s Matty Lowe and Moke Warburton both won a brace each.
The progress of both players was very evident in all their rubbers.
Lowe fought hard to get the upper hand in some very close matches, the best of which was a win over Nigel Hird 6-11, 9-11, 12-10, 12-10, 11-8.
Warburton’s new-found matchplay saw her defeat two experienced league players.
The two youngsters then won the doubles in straight sets.
Third player John Warburton had a vital win over Hird.
Picadore’s Sally Hunter was their best player with a brace of wins, while Hird and Martin Zammit both hit singles.