An impressive performance from Brian Harrington was the key to Kookaburras gallant 3-2 victory over Rosellas in round five of the Benalla Table Tennis Club’s A-grade spring competition last week.
Harrington showed remarkable movement around the table to win both singles in classic style, giving his team every chance of victory.
Teammate Nicole Irwin played well under pressure to win the deciding singles.
A revitalised Owls unit won their first match of the season with a comprehensive 4-1 result over Plovers.
John Bajada dominated to win both singles in easy fashion and was well supported by Graeme Greed who snatched a superb singles win before combining with Bajada for a doubles victory.
Wallabies halted Echidnas’ winning run in an impressive 4-1 victory in a high-standard clash.
Ashley Duns and Cooper Irwin came out to play, giving a masterly performance to win both singles in style.
Possums jumped a game clear of the field after outplaying Taipans, going on to a solid 4-1 victory. Col Exton starred, producing his best form this season to win both singles in a great display.
Numbats had to produce their best to hold off a determined Redbacks outfit, prevailing for a tense 3-2 victory. John Spencer and Jack McNulty played well to win a singles each before wrapping up the match with a straight sets doubles victory.
Gliders destroyed Frogs, giving a powerful performance to take the match 5-0.
Beth Grant and Coby Linke were at their best to account for all their match ups in easy fashion.
In another high-scoring affair, Eagles were in top form to overcome Mozzies for a convincing 5-0 victory.
A determined Hawks celebrated, winning their first match of the season after posting a gallant 3-2 victory over Crickets.
Kaye Grosser again starred for Hawks, winning both singles in an outstanding performance.
In another close encounter, Magpies had to fight hard to hold off a determined Koalas, finally prevailing for a tight 3-2 victory.
Jackson Squires and Paul Watson were in top form to win a singles each before taking the points with a straight-sets doubles victory.
Helen Sharp was the standout, showing her class to win both singles in a fine display.