Avery helps keep Topspynn flying in King’s Lynn table tennis league

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A Ben Avery maximum was enough to lead Topspynn to a 6-4 win against St. James to retain their top spot in the Lynn Table Tennis Premier league.

Serafim Melo topped scored for St. James with wins against Richard Johnson and Karl Brown.

Owen Turner and Howard Lupton added a win each against Brown.

Last year’s promoted team, Wasps, surged to second place with a solid 9-1 win against Wisbech Hawks.

Chad Bassett maintained his 100 per cent record and Mike Crowson was unbeaten on the night. Craig Pack battled hard for Hawks and was rewarded with a win in a very close five-ender against Steve Goodakle.

Wisbech Wizards and Avengers fought a close match with the points shared 5-5.

Brett Heppenstall was star of the show with wins against Don Dixon, Martin Allen and Jim Defty.

Alan Ashberry joined Heppenstall for a doubles point and followed it up with a good singles win against Allen. Ziggys dragged themselves off the bottom with a solid 8-2 win against Pegg Scaffolding.

Gary Hewitt retained his unbeaten league record which included a win against Wayne Mason and John Blyth and Allan Nicholls added two wins each. Mason carried the flame for Pegg with two hard earned points.

Wisbech had a good 6-4 win against Heacham with both sides having to use a division one player to complete their teams.

James Patterson scored a good maximum for Heacham with young Aaron Howell unlucky to only add a point after losing two close five-enders.

For Wisbech Mark Littlechild and Jerry Irving scored two points each and combined for the doubles with David Patrick adding a win against David Woolley.

Pauls Driving School retain a slim one-point lead over Ambit Projects in Division One after a 7-3 win against Spin Doctors.

Phil Brown led with a fine maximum with Paul Barrett adding two wins and Ashley Starling one win.

Peter McDonagh scored two for the Doctors with Roger Chilvers adding one win. Ambit Projects had two matches against Runcton Holme teams this week. Jeff Chung, Graham Rogerson and Dave Whitby had a 10-0 win against Runcton Holme B.

Rob Rix, Jeff Chung and Lewis Baldock had a 6-4 win against Runcton Holme. Rix starred with a maximum and Baldock added two wins.

For Runcton John Mingay scored two points and Steve Bailey and Graham Warren added a win each against Chung.

Runcton also played twice this week beating Wasps ‘2’ 7-3.

Nick Osborne, Melvyn Jupp and Graham Warren all had two wins but it was Mick Forth who stole the show with a maximum for Wasps. Greenfingers upset the form book this week with a solid 7-3 win against third place Heacham ‘A’.

Mike Cooper was undefeated and Graham Keeley and Gordon Penny added two wins each.

Leigh McDonald and David Woolley responded for Heacham with a win each plus the doubles.

Swaffham Terriers had a solid 8-2 win against Blades with Peter Fysh and Peter Nunn scoring maximums and Lewis Watson adding two wins.

For Blades Alex Bragg beat Watson and combined with Max Smith to take the doubles.