• Fri. Feb 23rd, 2024

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Title defence still going strong for Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club.

Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Clubs A team, is still on course to defend its National Junior League title after another set of victories at the second day of matches.

Going into the matches the A team had a 2-point advantage over Darlington A in second place, with no sign of nerves the A team started with a 9-0 whitewash of Ormesby C with James Neal, Troy Maddison and Ed Sett all winning their matches.

The B team started the day with a 5-4 victory over Darlington B, With Kieron Bowes scoring 2 wins including a victory over a county team player, Jamie Collins however won man of the match winning all 3 of his games.

The next round saw the B team come unstuck against Northumberland going down 6-3, again Jamie was Bishops top player winning two and Alex Dickons picking up his first win of the day. The A team had to play second placed Darlington A. James was the man of the match claiming his 3 with Lee Tinkler picking up 2 and Ed picking up a single for a 6-3 victory.

Ormesby B were next up for the A team with Troy, Lee and Ed coming out 9-0 winners to extend their lead at the top of the table going into the last round vs Ormesby A who were only just behind Darlington in 3rd.

The B team found the Ormesby C team just to strong going down 5-4 with Alex Dickons being top player for Bishop picking up 2 wins with John Waterworth and Kieron picking up a win each.

In the final round the B team found second place Darlington too strong going down 8-1 with Jamie picking up a great win over a higher ranked player and unlucky not to get another. The A team had 3rd place Ormesby A, anything but a win would see the lead diminished but again showing no sign of nerves James, Lee and Troy came through 6-3 with Lee picking up 3, 2 for James and a single for Troy

The still unbeaten run for the A team see them in 1st place with a 8 point advantage with the B team in 5th place at the half way stage.

Bishop Auckland Table Tennis is always open to new players or retuning players, if your interested in playing table tennis check out the club’s website or call/text Matt on 07411018856.