HANDY’S HANDY HAT TRICK! (WEEK 12 RESULTS)
The New Milton Table Tennis Club got the second half of the Bournemouth and District league underway by repeating its first week’s haul of three wins out of six matches. One of these came at the expense of one of their own teams as the high-flying E team did the double over the D team in Div 2.
The E’s captain Frank Handy led from the front in their 6-4 victory with a hat-trick including an excellent win over teenage sensation Kai Major who had only dropped one match in the first round of matches.
Up in the Premier, the A team reprised their 8-2 win over Merton B courtesy of hat-tricks from captain Steve Hemmings and newly wed Phil Daish-Handy playing his first match of the season.
The club’s other win came in Div 4 as the H team did the double over Merton J with a 6-4 away win aided and abetted by a hat-trick from George Roberts.
The K team’s Andrew Stainton came ascloseasthis to recording his first hat-trick of the campaign, but he just lost 11-13 in the fifth and final end to Merton K veteran Ron Watson. Full results details are below:-
New Milton A 8 Merton B 2
(Phil Daish-Handy 3, Steve Hemmings 3, Brian Vibert 1)
New Milton C 4 Breamore 6
(Malcolm Floyd 1, Julie Smillie 1, Zoltan Ordog 2)
New Milton D 4 New Milton E 6
(D Team: Chris Pusey 1, Kai Major 2, Terry Jenvey 1)
(E Team: Andrew Daish 0, Simon Golding 2, Frank Handy 3)
New Milton F 2 Merton H 8
(Sylvia Smith 0, Eddie Tomkins 1, Mike Roberts 1)
Merton J 4 New Milton H 6
(George Roberts 3, Les Smith 1, Malcolm Douglas 1)
New Milton K 3 Merton K 7
(Stuart Burton 0, Andrew Stainton 2, Richard Clampin 0)