Saturday, 31 July 2021

Morgan leads fight back

THE Sonning Common and Peppard A team went down to an 8-2 Reading and District League Division 1 defeat against Our Lady of Peace B.

However, in their next match Gary Morgan hit back to earn a treble and along with two wins from Jason Roberts Sonning Common and Peppard A beat Tidmarsh A 6-4 in a re-arranged match.

Sonning Common and Peppard E beat second placed Kingfisher F in Division 2 with Malcolm Gregory beating Allan Bruton 9-11, 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 13-11 to clinch a 6-4 win.

Meanwhile, at the bottom end of the table, Sonning Common and Peppard D lost a marathon match against Sonning Common and Peppard C 8-2 with Danny Dockree getting a maximum for the C side. Andrew Robertson won twice for the D team including a 9-11, 11-5, 9-11, 12-10, 11-9 victory over Matt Stone.

In Division 4 Sonning Common and Peppard F recorded their seventh win in a row by a 7-3 scoreline as they opened out the promotion race with victory over Springfield B, Angus Jones getting another hat-trick which was his fifth in a row.

Sonning Common and Peppard H moved up to third place in Division 5 after beating Springfield C 6-4. Mike Casserley led the way for Sonning Common and Peppard with a fine treble, alongside a double from Julian James with Casserley and James also combining to win the doubles.

Sonning Common and Peppard G fought to the end against Tidmarsh E, Marko Madzar beating Mike Bundy 11-9, 13-11, 11-8 in the ninth set and Mikey Legg beating Bob Sunerton 11-8, 11-9, 11-9 in the final set to tie the match at 5-5.

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