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Cracking start for Watton

PUBLISHED: 15:37 20 May 2008 | UPDATED: 15:54 02 June 2010

Watton first team got off to a superb start in the summer squash league against Cromer in Division 1A.

Vince Somers won 3-1 with Steve Rudd and Jonathan Pearson both winning 3-0.

Watton first team got off to a superb start in the summer squash league against Cromer in Division 1A.

Vince Somers won 3-1 with Steve Rudd and Jonathan Pearson both winning 3-0. Simon Howling came from 2-1 down to win 3-2 and seal a 16-3 victory.

Watton Two travelled to Division 1B opponents Barnham Broom Three, with Chris Haythorpe taking the first 9-7.

Chris lost the next two 9-5, 9-3, before taking the fourth 10-8 and comfortably took the decider 9-4 to win 3-2.

Kevin Blake won 9-5, 9-7, 9-7.

Bobby Hunt lost the first 9-4 but took the next two 9-2, 9-5.

He lost the fourth 9-4 but cruised the fifth 9-2 to win 3-2.

First-string Paul Goodchild was ruthless, winning 9-1, 9-3, 9-2 in straight games, with Watton taking a 16-4 victory.


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