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STTA Match reports for week ending Sun Oct 18 2015:
The gap at the top of the division remained unchanged after 1st place Waterside A beat 5th place Waterside B 9-1. Alpha A move up to 4th place after a 9-1 victory over 7th place Soton West D (Alex Rorke and Player of the Match Norman Swift won all 3 for Alpha A). 2nd place Soton West A beat 6th place Soton West B 9-1 (Player of the Match John McBeath and Ben Cawston won all 3 for Soton West A). 3rd place Generation II beat 8th place Soton West C 10-0.
Waterside C extend their lead at the top of the division to 7 points after a 9-1 victory over 3rd place Hedge End A (Brian Hayes and Player of the Match Ugur Dundar won all 3 for Waterside C). Waterside F move up to 2nd place after an 8-2 victory over 11th place Four Ts B (Player of the Match Barry Ross won all 3 for Waterside F). 4th place Soton West E drew with 10th place Soton West F (Player of the Match Alan Dawson won 2 for Soton West F). 5th place Waterside E beat 8th place Waterside G 7-3 (Player of the Match James Harkins won all 3 for Waterside E). 6th place Four Ts A drew with 9th place Alpha B (Player of the Match Diarry Khdir won all 3 for Four Ts A).
A very good evenings table tennis. Even though I managed to dislocate Keith’s finger in the doubles! He managed to click it back in and carry on. Lucky it wasn’t his right hand! Barry Dobson
— Barry Dobson
Match delayed by one day at request of New Community. John Dane scored a singles maximum in his first match of the season. Mateusz Szewcs stepped in as a reserve for Waterside N following a late withdrawal by April Cox and secured the draw for his team with a magnificent three straight sets win against New Community’s most successful player in 2014-2015, Matt Gallagher.
— Bob Davies
Waterside Q extend their lead at the top of the division to 6 points after a 6-4 victory over 3rd place Waterside R (Player of the Match Henry Moody won all 3 for Waterside Q). Waterside S move up to 5th place after a 6-4 victory over 7th place New Community C (Player of the Match Tony Tidswell won 2 for Waterside S). 2nd place Four Ts D drew with 4th place St. Deny’s C (Player of the Match Barry Fanchi won all 3 for St. Deny’s C). 6th place Soton West M drew with 7th place New Community C (Player of the Match Keith Cooper won 2 for New Community C).