THE Sonning Common and Peppard top two teams continue to struggle near the foot of Division 1 of the Reading
THE Sonning Common and Peppard top two teams continue to struggle near the foot of Division 1 of the Reading and District League and both came up against Kingfisher club’s top two teams last week.
The A team lost 8-2 at home to Kingfisher B, Jason Roberts just missing out in the opening set to Richard Rosinski, 9-11, 11-6, 11-9, 9-11, 9-11. The B team lost 10-0 to Kingfisher A, the Kingfisher team forced to use Division 2 reserve Bernhard Schnederle but even he was too strong for the Sonning Common trio.
In Division 2 the C team lost 7-3 at promotion contenders Curzon Club A, Matt Stone still managing a good win over John Willcocks 12-10, 5-11, 11-4, 11-2. The D team were level at 3-3 against Curzon Club B in Division 3 but eventually fell to a 3-7 defeat.
A derby match in Division 4 went the way of the F team as they defeated the E team 7-3, Angus Jones and Matt Tarrant with trebles. Both sides remain in the top half of the table. A Dave Aust treble and two apiece from Pete Harman and Derek Maltby saw the G team win 8-2 at BBC Club in Division 5 while the H team lost 8-2 at Milestone C, Milestone’s Monty Brezon getting a good win over Phil Turton 11-7, 11-6, 12-10.