Ziggys bounce back from King’s Lynn table tennis shock

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IBA Ltd KLTTA League Week two

Ziggys came back from their shock defeat last week with a convincing 9-0 result against Wisbech Hawks in the Barrett Doubles League.

John Blyth, Allan Nicholls and Steve Barrett were just too good for Hawks’ Craig Pack, Paul Reed and Nick Pack.

Topspyn saw Richard Johnson joining Ross Brown and Ben Avery to register an 8-1 win against Pegg Scaffolding. Martin Skipper and Johnny Reavell picked up the only point for Pegg’s against Avery and Brown.

Last week’s surprise team Wasps continued their good form with a 6-3 win against St. James. Solid performances from Mike Crowson, Steve Goodale and Steve Mason against Owen Turner, Howard Lupton and Mark Pearman.

Avengers beat Wisbech 6-3. Top pair for Avengers were Richard Mussett and Martin Allen with Jim Defty providing good backup. Jerry Irving and Mark Littlechild managed two wins for Wisbech with Irving joining Tim Hines for the final point.

In Division One, last week’s pacesetters Wasps 2 and Pauls Driving School had a close-run match.

Top man was Igors Sekalevs who won all of his games with both David Hughes and Mick Forth. The PDS team of Paul Barrett, Phil Brown and Steve Hunt managed to win their games against the Forth/Hughes pairing.

Chris Ely, Rob Rix and Graham Rogerson of Ambit beat newcomers Blades 9-0 whose trio was Max Smith, Alex Bragg and Adam E Sharf.

Runcton Holme got their season off to a good start with an 8-1 win against Spin Doctors. John Mingay won all his games with both Nick Osborne and Melvyn Jupp.

Spin Doctors’ point came from the pairing of Peter McDonagh and Gary Wiggs.

A solid Heacham A team of Leigh McDonald, David Woolley and Christine Woolley proved too strong for Runcton B and came out 8-1 winners. McDonald was the star with an unbeaten performance. The Woolleys provided strong backup but the whitewash was prevented by David Lane and Bryan Parsons.

Greenfingers fielded Mike Cooper, Graham Keeley and John Carney against Swaffham Terriers’ team of Peter Fysh, Peter Nunn and Keith Richards. Greenfingers won 6-3 with the pairing of Cooper and Keeley remaining unbeaten.