11th Dec, 2018

Bromsgrove Men's B claim victory over Stourbridge C

Craig Gibbons 17th Jan, 2018

BROMSGROVE Men’s B returned to action with a 3-1 victory over Stourbridge C in Division Three East of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Winter League.

Jeth Tomlinson with Matt Smith opened with a decisive victory in two sets before a tight three-set battle in their second rubber.

They stepped up a gear to win the deciding set 6-0 for two good wins.

Ash Rutter with Phil Boardman were pipped in an opening three-set clash, losing the first and final sets on tie breaks.

However, after another three-set marathon, they clinch the final set 6-3 to guarantee Bromsgrove the win and bonus points.

It was not good news for the Men’s D team who went down 3-1 to Wollaston A in Division Seven East.

Des Brown with David Brace won a tight three-set encounter after losing their opener.

The new pairing of Tom Round and John Dudek played well but lost both rubbers.

The Men’s F travelled to David Lloyd Worcester D in Division Ten East and were outclassed, losing 4-0.

Meanwhile, the Ladies C team lost 3-1 to Ombersley A in Division Four East.

Both pairs of Debbie Oliver with Claudia Bullock and Debbie Pegler with Connie Wedelich fought hard.

Pegler and Wedelich won a long three-set encounter on a tie break after losing the second set on a tie break.

Oliver and Bullock went down in their second match after losing another a tie break.

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