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Win sees Wallabies gain upper hand

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November 18, 2017

With only two matches left to play in the Benalla Table Tennis Club’s spring competition, many sides are producing outstanding games on the run home to the finals in December.

In A-grade action, Wallabies produced a stunning performance to edge out Rosellas for a hard-fought 3-2 victory.

Ashley Duns and Cooper Irwin were impressive, winning a singles each before claiming the doubles in a tense clash.

A determined Possums outfit moved further up the ladder after an exciting 3-2 victory over Owls.

Col Exton and Carol Perry were in top form to win a singles each, before taking the match with a straight sets doubles victory.

A fired-up Kangaroos unit destroyed Plovers, enjoying a 4-1 victory in a classic match. Brian Harrington was sighting the ball well, winning both singles in a magnificent display.

Echidnas improved their position on the ladder with an outstanding 5-0 victory over Taipans.

Jeff Austen and Michelle Feldtmann showed no mercy, overwhelming their opponents in a high standard clash.

B-grade

Top-team,Numbats had to fight hard to hold off a determined Redbacks outfit, prevailing for a tense 3-2 victory.

John Spencer and Jack McNulty had a fright, fighting back to win a singles each, after posting a close three set doubles victory.

Meanwhile, Eagles produced a powerful performance to overcome Mozzies for a 5-0 victory.

Gliders moved into finals contention with a resounding 5-0 victory over Frogs.

Beth Grant and Coby Linke were sensational, showing strength to win all their matches in straight sets.

C-grade

Top team, Koalas secured an impressive 4-1 victory over Hawks. Helen Sharp was superb, playing strongly to win both singles in style.

Crickets were on top of their game, producing a convincing 4-1 victory over Magpies. Top player, James Young was at his best to win both singles.

Ladder at round 10

A-grade: Plovers, Wallabies, Possums 28; Owls, Echidnas 20; Rosellas 16; Kookaburras 12; Taipans 4.

B-grade: Numbats 40; Eagles, Gliders 24; Redbacks 16; Frogs 12; Mozzies 4.

C-grade: Koalas 32; Crickets 24; Magpies 16; Hawks 8.

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