Gold, Red take home good wins in Port Pirie table tennis competition

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This week's Port Pirie table tennis matches had the Gold team taking on Blue and Black hosting Red.

Gold 9 rubbers 27 games defeated Blue 7 rubbers 24 games.

Kathy Gould and Darby Munn partnered well to defeat Richard Frensham and Brian Carragher 11-6, 11-5, 11-5. Darby then partnered with Gavin Sequeira to defeat Brian and Paula Hodgson 11-3, 13-11, 11-8.

Thelma Gould and Iziah Caputo lost to Ashton Gray and Cheryl Voss 3-11, 3-11, 5-11.

In the singles Kathy defeated Richard 11-7, 11-2, 11-9. Darby defeated Brian 11-4,, 11-2, 11-8.

Gavin defeated Paula in a very tight five-game match 9-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-6, 12-10.

Thelma lost to Ashton 11-13, 9-11, 8-11. Darby lost to Richard 2-11, 5-11, 7-11. Gavin defeated Ashton 8-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-5. Thelma lost to Paula 9-11, 6-11, 8-11.

Red 8 rubbers 30 games defeated Black 8 rubbers 26 games.

Unfortunately for Black, the team was one player short so had to forfeit a few games which helped Red get over the line with a win.

For Red, Sue Gray and Steve Prescott lost in five close sets 6-11, 11-4, 11-8, 8-11,, 3-11.

Steve Prescott then partnered with Tony Rutgers and also went down in five sets against Fred and his partner Adam Hissey 11-5, 11-3, 7-11, 3-11, 9-11.

Steve Prescott went on to defeat Fred in his singles 11-9, 11-5, 11-9. Tony lost to Adam 10-12, 15-17, 8-11. Corey defeated Alan Munn in another epic match 11-4, 10-12, 12-10, 4-11, 13-11.

Sue defeated Fred 11-8, 11-6, 11-8. Corey lost to Adam 9-11, 11-8, 6-11, 19-17, 3-11.