Topspynn retain King’s Lynn league top spot by whitewashing Wisbech

Serafim Melo in good form beating Wayne Mason last week
Serafim Melo in good form beating Wayne Mason last week
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In the IBA Ltd KLTTA week 17, Topspynn retained top spot, beating Wisbech Wizards 9-0 in the Barrett Doubles League.

Ben Avery, Karl Brown and Ross Brown overcame the Wizards team of Brett Heppenstall, Grant Brighty and Alan Ashberry.

Ziggys kept up the pressure in second place with a solid win against Avengers.

Gary Hewitt, Allan Nicholls and Steve Barrettt represented Ziggys with Avengers’ solitary point coming from Jim Defty and Martin Allen against Hewitt and Nicholls.

Wasps were buzzing at Heacham with a close fought match.

Steve Goodale, Steve Mason and Mike Crowson just held on for the win against James Patterson, Leigh McDonald and Vaughan Parker.

Another close match saw Peggs Scaffolding triumph against Wisbech 5-4. Martin Skipper, Peter Pegg and Peter McDonagh had an enjoyable match against Jerry Irving, Leigh McDonald and David Whitby.

Ambit Projects leap frogged Pauls Driving School in Division One to go to the top of the Barrett Doubles League.

Rob Rix, Lewis Baldock and Jeff Chung overpowered Pauls 9-0 with Paul Barrett, Steve Hunt and Ashley Starling unable to register a point.

Runcton Holme are now second after their own 9-0 win over Blades.

Graham Warren, Nick Osborne and Melvyn Jupp were all unbeaten for Runcton but Alex Bragg, Max Smith and Ben Peacock had plenty of close games for Blades.

Wasps ‘2’ won 6-3 against Heacham A and find themselves in third place.

David Hughes, Terry Rudd and Igor Scekalevs all registered wins for Wasps but best pairing was Heacham’s David Woolley and Mick Ruffles who remained unbeaten.

Christine Woolley made up the Heacham team but was unable to add to their total.

Final game saw Greenfingers in fine form winning 8-1 against Runcton Holme B. Graham Keeley, John Carney and Ray Drew were too strong for Runcton’s Clive Sandle, Bryan Parsons and Carol Parker.

Sandle and Parsons combined for their only point against Drew and Carney.

There was one game played in the Pegg Scaffolding Handicap Cup with Premier Ziggys drawn against Division One Spin Doctors.

With Spin Doctors starting with a 254-point lead, the Premier side of Gary Hewitt, Allan Nicholls and John Blyth were up against it.

Peter McDonagh and Roger Chilvers battled well for Spin Doctors but the turning point came in game seven when Gary Wiggs narrowly lost 38-42 against Blyth.

Spin Doctors held on in the last two games to win 426-415.