Impressive start continues for Melton Mowbray TC Ladies
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Melton Mowbray Ladies First team continued their impressive start to the season when they made it four wins from four outings following their 6-3 home win over visitors Leicestershire A in Group One.
The Melton club have been hit by a spate of injuries, illness and Covid which as seen both the Ladies' and Men’s teams stretched to field full strength teams, but the Ladies were delighted to see a full side out, albeit with skipper Charlie Griffin just recently back and partner Samitra Fox carrying an ankle injury.
Results: Charlie Griffin & Samitra Fox 8-2, 8-0, 5-8; Sarah Diver & Ellie Jenkins 8-0, 8-0, 5-8; Jessica Gadsby & Georgie Ashmore 8-3, 8-5, 4-8.
The Ladies' Seconds won 7-2 at Oadby Seconds in Division Two.
Results: Laura Hayward & Nicky Kennedy 8-3, 8-3, 8-3; Ellie Jenkins & Kim Stratford 8-6, 8-3, 8-3; Beth Lowe & Sarah Medcalf 8-7, 5-8, 3-8.
The Men's First team are having a mixed season and injuries and unavailability are taking their toll.
When they travelled to a tough encounter at Leicestershire A they went down by a 3-6 scoreline.
Results: Ryan Parmar & Justin Horobin 8-0, 2-8, 8-2; Tom Ellis & Gabriel Johnson 8-5, 8-0, 1-8; Jake Beagle & Ollie Aley 3-8, 0-8, 4-8.
The Men's Second team remain in contention for the Division Two promotion spot after beating David Lloyd Firsts 7-2.
Results: Jonathan Sturmey & Simon Hawthorne 8-3, 8-3, 8-1; Jake Beagle & Ollie Aley 8-6, 8-4, 8-1; Neil Johnson & Jimmi Cox 8-0, 6-8, 6-8.