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Watton play catch-up on court

PUBLISHED: 18:59 06 April 2010 | UPDATED: 11:42 08 July 2010

Watton Squash Club, due to bad weather cancellations Watton have recently had to pack in their Division Two fixtures to play catch-up.

Away at Barnham Broom III, Dev Mahatme won a five gamer 9-6, 9-3, 7-9, 3-9, 9-7.

Watton Squash Club, due to bad weather cancellations Watton have recently had to pack in their Division Two fixtures to play catch-up.

Away at Barnham Broom III, Dev Mahatme won a five gamer 9-6, 9-3, 7-9, 3-9, 9-7. Kevin Blake came through 10-8, 9-7, 6-9, 9-7, 3-1. Chris Haythorpe won 9-1, 9-6, 9-4 in straight games.

Newcomer Tim Perry 7-9, 5-9, 9-4, 9-4, 9-6 won in five games after fighting back from 2-0 down. Fellow debutant Martin Guppy won the first 10-8 but faded losing the next three 10-8, 9-6, 9-6 to go down 3-1.

Overall an 18-8 Watton victory.

Away at Cromer both John Chandler 9-0, 9-0, 7-9, 9-0 and John Needham 9-3, 10-8, 2-9, 9-7 won 3-1. Kevin Blake took a close first 10-8 and a comfortable second 9-3 to go two up. His opponent levelled taking the next two 9-6, 9-3 to force a decider. Kevin just stole it 9-7 to come through 3-2. Both Tim Perry 9-4, 9-3, 9-3 and Martin Guppy 9-2, 9-2, 10-8 came through 3-0 in straight games to seal a 20-4 Watton victory. Next up another away trip to East Anglia.


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