Mildura Squash was back on court after a 2 week break and the warmer weather made for some long and extended rallies making matches entertaining for those watching.
Pennant Players are head towards the end of the Spring Pennant season and will look to make improvements before Club Championships also taking into consideration vital points as Super Team Glory is up for grabs.
Division 2 Action:
Tom Jaensch having returned from an extended break took on friend/foe in Cameron Whyte, the match did not disappoint as a small but loyal crowd watched as both players had long extend rallies. Whyte got the early lead 1-0, Jaensch then fought hard to turn the score board around into his favour to lead 2-1. The match evenly posed, then turned again as the fitness of Whyte was enough to score the victory in a 5-game thriller.
Charlotte Fisher was made to work hard in her good 3 game to nil win against improving Natalina Mammone. Matthew Cook also in the winners’ circle with a solid win against a fired-up Heather Laity, Cook the winner in 3 games.
Other Matches: Tom Jaensch victorious against Jan Paul Rensen in 3 games. Rohan Whyte pushed all the way by Helen Munro winning 3 games to 2, both players clearly exhausted after the match.
Division 1 Action:
Zac Sparks and Eamonn Whyte had an almighty battle as players played some creative, exhausting and fast paced rallies in a match that was extremely close with all games played going to advantage. Sparks won the 1st game 17-16, then it was 2-0 as the next game went 17-15. Whyte lucky not to have had the score go his way, nevertheless finally after a well-played drop shot, Whyte earned a game 17-16. It was Sparks the eventual winner as the crowd sat and watched the score line once again go the distance in the favour or Sparks winning 17-14.
Chris Brouwers returned to court after an extended break and it looked like he had never been away. The warmer conditions suiting his game as he was victorious over Steve Pongrac 3 nil. Yvonne Edwards also made a return to the court after a break and was up against a tough opponent in Michael Bacon. Bacon was too strong winning in 3 games after some good rallies.
Other Matches: Paul Takacs was victorious taking on up and coming junior player Michael Penna, 3-0 win to Takacs, who was made to earn each game by Penna. Jeannette Vear defeating Steve Pongrac in 3 games, the same score line for Simon Morrison defeating Donna Fisher.
Doug Garsed was made to work in his win against Chris Tassone recovering from a game behind to win 3-1. Wayne Sparks too strong for Chris Stamos winning 3 nil.
Level One: Zac Sparks 1.3.67 def Eamonn Whyte 0.1.62, Doug Garsed 1.3.58 def Chris Tassone 0.1.50, Wayne Sparks 1.3.45 def Chris Stamos 0.0.26, Paul Takacs 1.3.45 def Michael Penna 0.0.17
Level Two: Jeannette Vear 1.3.45 def Steve Pongrac 0.0.35, Simon Morrison 1.3.45 def Donna Fisher 0.0.41, Chris Brouwers 1.3.45 def Steve Pongrac 0.035, Michael Bacon 1.3.45 def Yvonne Edwards 0.0.32
Level One: Cameron Whyte 1.3.70 def Tom Jaensch 0.2.49, Tom Jaensch 1.3.47 def Jan Paul Rensen 0.0.39
Level Two: Matthew Cook 1.3.45 def Heather Laity 0.0.19, Charlotte Fisher 1.3.47 def Natalina Mammone 0.0.29, Rohan Whyte 1.3.68 def Helen Munro 0.2.71