Updated Division 1 Draw - HERE
Updated Division 2 Draw - HERE
The heat was on as conditions warmed up and so did the action in Round 2 of the Mildura Squash Autumn Pennant.
In Division 2 action is was a great full team effort for Team Two defeating Team Four 3 rubbers to nil. Heather Laity was on top of her competition breaking through for her first win in pennant competition against youngster Kane Woodfrey. Laity has been working hard with training and consistency and it paid off as she was able to outlast her up and coming opponent in 3 games.
Chris Edlington was able to get past a fierce Aleara Smith in 3 games and Chelsea Thornton continues to show a clean sheet as she won in 3 games against the ever-tricky Helen Munro.
Team One defeated Team Three 2 rubbers to 1. Lead by Davin Demarco defeating Gloria Jago in 4 great games, this set the standard as Maz Valentino continued her good form with a solid 3 games to 1 win against new player Michelle Le Roux who will only continue to improve as the season goes on, with this win it sealed the bonus ladder points for Team One.
Team Three’s Natalina Mammone was made to run a lot of balls down in her match against Matthew Cook, the eventual winner Mammone in 4 games got a win for her team.
Division 1 action was close and competitive as a lot of matches went the full distance. Hard Knutts continue to be hard to beat as they got a good 3 rubbers to 1 win over Point “O” Five.
Chris Tassone was made to go the full distance as he battled a very crafty Jeannette Vear to win in a marathon 5 game effort. The tables turned as Donna Fisher was extremely determined to get a win defeating Graeme Whyte 3-1 to level the tie. Michael Penna (Hard Knutts) was awesome as he looked like he could run all night in his 3-nil defeat of Wayne Sparks. Paul Takacs was able to seal the team win when he defeated a gallant Doug Garsed in 3 games.
Team One was pushed to defeat Team Three winning by only a couple of games.
Kevin Healy was too good defeating Fill in Paul Takacs in 3 games. Wade Stephens made himself right at home on the Mildura Squash courts as he was able to come out on top after an at times brutal physical battle with Simon Morrison winning in 4 games.
Chris Stamos was able to get a win against the much improving Zac Sparks in 4 games giving hope to Team Three. Cameron Whyte was up against a strong player in Steve Pongrac and was pushed all the way to a 5th game. Whyte the winner in the end, however it was the 2 games by Pongrac that got Team One over the line and bonus ladder points.
Division One: Hard Knutts (T2) 3.10.205 def Point “O” Five (T4) 1.5.149, (Paul Takacs 1.3.45 def Doug Garsed 0.0.28, Michael Penna 1.3.47 def Wayne Sparks 0.0.37, Graeme Whyte 0.1.48 lt Donna Fisher 1.3.55, Chris Tassone 1.3.65 def Jeannette Vear 0.2.59)
Team One 2.9.212 def CC & Dried (T3) 2.7.195, (Kevin Healy 1.3.45 def Paul Takacs F/N 0.0.26, Zac Sparks 0.1.51 lt Chris Stamos 1.3.58, Wade Stephens 1.3.54 def Simon Morrison 0.1.44, Steve Pongrac 0.2.62 lt Cameron Whyte 1.3.67)
Division Two: Team One 2.7.154 def Team Three 1.5.144, (Davin Demarco 1.3.59 def Gloria Jago 1.1.45, Maz Valentino 1.3.54 def Michelle Le Roux 0.1.41, Matthew Cook 0.1.41 lt Natalina Mammone 1.3.58)
Team Two 3.9.135 def Team Four 0.0.80, (Chris Edlington 1.3.45 def Aleara Smith 0.0.29, Chelsea Thornton 1.3.45 def Helen Munro 0.0.21, Heather Laity 1.3.45 def Kane Woodfrey 0.0.30)