AND THEN THERE WERE THREE! (T&D CUP RESULTS)
New Milton Table Tennis Club didn’t have a very good week in the Annual Times & Directory Handicap Cup competition as they only won two out of their seven matches. The two victories came in Round 2 of the Cup proper as the A and B teams battled their way into Round 3. The J and K teams lost their first round “Plate” matches, so the only Milton team to proceed to Round 2 of the Plate is the E team who had a “bye”.
The A team, who were runners-up in the past two seasons, did exceptionally well to scrape through 5-4 as they were a player short (just Steve Hemmings & Alan Gordon). The C team (Martin Jerome, Max De Kment & James Lewis) looked to be joining their B team (Julie Smillie, Matthew Daish & Zoltan Karib-Barath) in Round 3 as they went 4-2 up, needing just the one to take them through. It was not to be however as Bourne’s Dave Pang turned up late and beat the Milton trio. Afterwards Max summed it all up by saying that they had been well and truly “Pangcaked”! Full results are below:-
Times & Directory Handicap Cup – Round 2
Bmth Sports M (Div 3) 4, New Milton A (Premier) 5
New Milton B (Div 1) 5, Merton F (Div 3) 4
New Milton C (Div 1) 4, Bmth Sports N (Div 3) 5
Merton A (Premier) 8, New Milton D (Div 2) 1
Bmth Sports F (Div 1) 6, New Milton F (Div 3) 3
Times & Directory Plate (Consolation) – Round 1
New Milton J (Div 5) 1, Merton H (Div 4) 8
New Milton K (Div 5) 2, Winton YMCA F (Div 5) 7
New Milton E have a “Bye” to Round 2 of the Plate competition.