Round 6 Action – Mildura Squash Inc Autumn Pennant 2019
In Division 2 action some great contests were had, as conditions start to cool down, squash players will have to adjust their styles to suit. The squash matches will have to become a lot more tactical if players are going to get the win.
Team One defeated Team Two 3 rubbers to nil. Davin DeMarco was in a tussle with Chris Edlington their match going the distance DeMarco the winner 3 games to 2. Maz Valentino was pushed all the way in a close encounter with hard hitting Chelsea Thornton, Valentino victorious in 4 games. Matt Cook was able to get over the line against an improving Cris Dean winning 3 games to nil.
Team Three the winners 2 rubbers to 1 win over Team Four. Natalina Mammone able to get the better of her younger hard-hitting opponent Kane Woolfrey winning 3 nil. Filling in Natalina Mammone had a mammoth battle with training buddy Helen Munro coming out the winner after 1 hour and 10 minutes on court in 5 games. Gloria Jago had a battle against a tricky opponent in Aleara DeMarco winning 3-0.
It as a first season win to Point “O” Five defeating CC’s & Dried 3 rubbers to 1. Jeannette Vear was able to recover from a sluggish start to overcome Cameron Whyte winning in 4 games. Donna Fisher had a walkover win against Simon Morrison out injured. It was a victory to Wayne Sparks in 4 fast games against Chris Stamos that sealed a team win. The only win on the board for CC’s & Dried was to Gary Callaway who was made to work against Doug Garsed, (Callaway) the winner in 3 games.
Hard Knutts won 3 rubbers to 1 against Undecided. Chris Tassone and Steve Pongrac wound back the years to play some inspired squash the match lasting 5 games and over an hour with Tassone winning. Michael Penna was able to secure a win against Fill in Donna Fisher who put up a good fight to make Penna work for the win in 3 games. Graeme Whyte wasn’t so lucky as he was defeated by opponent Wade Stephens (Undecided) exacting some revenge winning in 3 games. Stephens was in red hot form to claim the victory Whyte did not know what had hit him. Paul Takacs played fill in Wade Stephens, in a skilful match by both players, it was Takacs the winner 3 games to nil.
Division One: Hard Knutts (T2) 3.9.174 def Undecided (T1) 1.5.173, (Paul Takacs 1.3.45 def Wade Stephens (F/N) 0.0.27, Michael Penna 1.3.45 def Donna Fisher (F/N) 0.0.32, Chris Tassone 1.3.65 def Steve Pongrac 0.2.69)
Point “O” Five (T4) 3.9.180 def CC’s & Dried (T3) 1.5.133, (Doug Garsed 0.0.27 lt Gary Callaway 1.3.45, Wayne Sparks 1.3.56 def Chris Stamos 0.1.46, Donna Fisher 1.3.45 walkover Simon Morrison 0.0.0, Jeannette Vear 1.3.52 def Cameron Whyte 0.1.42)
Division Two: Team One 3.9.162 def Team Two 0.3.122, (Davin DeMarco 1.3.65 def Chris Edlington 0.2.50, Maz Valentino 1.3.52 def Chelsea Thornton 0.1.53, Matt Cook 1.3.45 def Cris Dean 0.0.19)
Team Three 2.6.90 def Team Four 1.3.82, (Gloria Jago 1.3.45 def Aleara DeMarco 0.0.22, Natalina Mammone F/N 1.3.75 def Helen Munro 0.2.67, Natalina Mammone 1.3.45 def Kane Woolfrey 0.0.15)