IBA Ltd KLTTA League Week 9
Newly-promoted Wasps have surged to the top of the Premier League this week with a 9-1 win against Wisbech.
Steve Goodale and Mike Crowson were unbeaten despite some very close games and Liam Irlam added two wins. Jerry Irving picked up the only point for Wisbech with a win over Irlam.
Topspynn dropped to second place after a 6-4 defeat by Ziggys. Gary Hewitt lowered Ben Avery’s colours for the first time this season on his way to a maximum.
Allan Nicholls added two wins for Ziggys with Avery replying with a brace which was backed up with a win each for the Brown brothers against Steve Barrett.
Avengers hang on to third despite a 6-4 defeat by Peggs who had Wayne Mason in maximum mood and Martin Skipper supporting him with two wins plus the doubles.
Martyn Allen battled well for two wins and took Mason to five ends. Richard Mussett and Jim Defty had a win each against the battling Johnny Reavell.
Wisbech Wizards beat a two-man Wisbech Hawks team 8-2.
Peter Munch and Grant Brighty were unbeaten for Wizards but Alan Ashberry slipped up against the fast improving Craig Pack who also narrowly lost a five-ender against Munch but combined with Graham Sheppard to take the doubles.
St. James closed to within a point of Heacham with a 6-4 win. Serafim Melo set the tone with a great win against James Patterson.
Owen Turner followed up with a win against Mollie Patterson and Chris Gay joined the party with a win against Aaron Howell. It all looked grim after Heacham lost the doubles but they rallied with James and Mollie winning two games each.
Maximums from Rob Rix and Graham Rogerson led Ambit to the top of Division One with an 8-2 win against Swaffham Terriers.
Peter Nunn and Peter Fysh responded with wins against Chris Ely but despite some close games Keith Richardson could not add to the score.
Pauls Driving School kept up the pressure with a 6-4 win against Greenfingers. Phil Brown and Paul Barrett were unbeaten despite some close shaves against Graham Keeley, Mike Cooper and Ray Drew.
Wasps ‘2’ were too strong for Runcton B, finishing 9-1 winners. David Patrick and Igor Scekalevs scored maximums and it was left to David Lane to stop the rot with a win against Terry Rudd.
Heacham and Runcton Holme fought out a draw with Leigh McDonald unbeaten and David Woolley and Mick Ruffles adding a win each. For Runcton, Melvyn Jupp had two wins and John Mingay and Graham Warren picked up a win each.
Blades lost 7-3 against Spin Doctors but star of the match was young Alex Bragg who scored his first maximum in the division. Les Brockhurst, Roger Chilvers and Gary Wiggs picked up two wins each for Spin Doctors against Max Smith and Ben Peacock.