Unicorn 1 sit atop division one after six straight wins. Syston were beaten 10-0, maximums for James Davies-Stokes, Sandor Koch and Luke Greenfield. They beat Loughborough Unicorn in the top of the table clash, the scoreline being 9-1 although the last four sets were all conceded due to a slippy floor. Abhishek Sudhaker and Luke Greenfield both unbeaten and a win for Adam Pettitt. Garry Knights won one for Loughborough and was two games up against Abishek before conceding. Electricity were beaten 10-0, Adam with a max and both Abhishek and Luke were unbeaten. Knighton Park 1 were beaten 7-3, a maximum for Abhishek, two wins for Luke and a win for Will Michell. For Park, Chris Rogers won two and James Berry won one. Chris lost in five to Abhishek and Reza Kiani lost 8-11 in the fifth to Will.
Loughborough Unicorn are in second place, they beat Knighton Park1 7-3, the trio of Jared Patel, Craig Witheford and Tim Sheppard all winning two. KP’s Chris Rogers was the star with a maximum. Loughborough then beat a two player Arnesby 7-3, a win each for Lois Peake, Tim Sheppard and Geoff Parsons. Geoff’s a very good win over Abraham Conteh. Abe won two for Arnesby with one for Ian Brown. Ian was two up against Lois before losing 9-11 in games three and four.
A two player AW Wolvey lost 4-6 at Knighton Park 2. Harrison Allwood won two (including a good win over Karen Smith) and Mick Allsopp won one. Oscar Bentley was unbeaten for Park and Karen won one. AWW then had an 8-2 win over Desford, maximums for Dave Gannon and Gareth Edmunds plus two wins for Harrison. Martin Brunning won the one Desford.
Knighton Park 2 beat Desford 7-3, maximums for Karen and Oscar plus a win for Vishaal Sharda. For Desford Tone Smith and Malcolm Truman won one each. Martin Brunning had an off night losing 9-11 in the fifth to both Karen and Vishaal and losing to Oscar 9-11 11-9 9-11 9-11!
Individually Luke Greenfield currently tops the averages just ahead of Chris Rogers, although we still have a few on 100% who haven’t yet played enough.
Knighton Park 1 beat AW Wolvey 9-1, maximums for Chris Rogers and Richard Hayes plus a brace for Reza Kiani. Mick Allsopp won the one for Wolvey. Gareth Edmunds was two games up before losing 7-11 in the fifth to Chris Rogers.
A two man Electricity side beat Desford 6-4, Mat Hobday with a max and two for Chris Brewer. Martin Brunning won one for Desford.
Desford went down 0-10 to Knighton Park 1, maximums for Chris Rogers, Reza Kiani and James Berry.
Knighton Park 2 lost a close contest 3-7 to Arnesby, Abe Conteh with a max, two for Ian Brown and one for James Lancaster. James lost 10-12 in the fifth to George McClurkin. For Park, George won two and Karen Smith won one. George was 9-7 up in the fifth against Abe before losing 9-11 in what was almost a great max. Karen lost 8-11 in the fifth to Ian and Erin Thompson lost 11-13 in the fifth to James.
Wolvey lost 2-8 to Unicorn, Mick Allsopp with one. For Unicorn Luke Greenfield and Abhisheck Sudhakar both with maximums and one for Adam Pettitt. Gareth Edmunds lost 8-11 in the fifth to Adam.
Syston lost 1-9 to Loughborough Unicorn, Jason Woodfield won the one having a great win over Tim Sheppard, he also lost in five to Jared Patel. For Loughborough, Geoff Parsons and Jared both won three with two for Tim.
Early days yet but the two “Unicorn” sides look very strong again.
Individually plenty still unbeaten with Chris Rogers and Geoff Parsons both six from six.
Weeks FOUR and FIVE.
Loughborough Unicorn are currently top with a 100% record, they beat a two player Electricity team 8-2, both Jared Patel and Tim Sheppard with two wins and one for Robin Pearce. Mat Hobday won the one for Electricity. All six singles were won in three straight games.
Unicorn 1 are also on maximum points so far, they beat Desford 10-0, maximums for Luke Greenfield, Adam Pettitt and Sandor Koch. For Desford Arun Jogi and Martin Brunning lost 8-11 and 7-11 in the fifth respectively to Sandor.
AW Wolvey won 9-1 at Arnesby, the trio of Mick Allsopp, Gareth Edmunds and Harrison Allwood all with maximums. For Arnesby, Aidan Smith lost 7-11 in the fifth to Harrison and 10-12 in the fifth to Gareth, Ian Brown lost 8-11 in the fifth to Harrison.
Leicester Electricity beat Syston 7-3, Mat Hobday and David Grundy with a max each and one win for Chris Brewer. Chris lost 8-11 in the fifth to Jason Woodfield. For Syston Vishal Parmar and Jason won one each and Jason combined with Bob Whittaker to take the doubles and a point.
Desford drew with a two player Arnesby, with Martin Brunning winning one. Malc Truman lost in five to both Ian Brown (6-11) and Abraham Conteh (9-11). For Arnesby there was a max for Abe and two wins for Ian. Desford took a share of the points thanks to a 12-10 in the fifth doubles win.
Welcome to week one of the new season or should that be week twelve and welcome to the second half?
Three matches played this week, starting at Desford, where Loughborough Unicorn (non student spin off) won 10-0, maximums for Robin Pearce, Garry Knights and Geoff Parsons.
The following evening Knighton Park 2 had a 6-4 win over Knighton Park 1, Karen Smith with a maximum, two wins for Oscar Bentley and an important one for Vishal Sharda. For the first team, Richard Hayes won two and Reza Kiani won one. James Berry can count himself a little unlucky, being two games to one up against Vishal and Oscar before losing 9-11 9-11in the fourth and fifth.
Last match of the week saw AW Wolvey beat Electricity 8-2, maximums for Dave Gannon and Mark Rose with one win for Gareth Edmunds. Gareth lost 12-14 in the fifth to David Grundy. For Electricity there was a win each for Andy LeButt and David.