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Table Tennis: Trimpell too strong for fellow-strugglers St Luke’s

Adam Ordonez.
Adam Ordonez.

St Luke’s C visited fellow strugglers Trimpell City in a bottom of the table clash last week in the Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis League.

City proved too strong for St Luke’s C winning 25-13 but this represents an encouraging improvement for the St Luke’s C side.

Ken Lea was unlucky against Dave Smith narrowly losing in five.

Mike Gregory continues to pull off some impressive results, this time beating Welbourne in three and Dave Smith in four before succumbing to Adam Ordonez in four.

Man of the match was Ordonez with nine points, Dave Smith with seven and Danny Welbourne with six.

For St Luke’s, Mike Gregory came away with seven points with Ken Lea and Dave Hewitt with two points each.

In the closest encounter of the week St Luke’s A welcomed in form University B.

Matthew George got the Uni side off to a great start with a 0-3 against Chris Knowles which was followed by an epic win in the fifth for Paul Hines against Eden Cheng.

Hines then lost in another thrilling five ends, going down 2-3 to the impressive Mathew George.

Knowles and Hooley recorded easy wins against Eden Cheng to keep St Luke’s in contention but the evening ended with the University side winning 19-20.

Man of the match was Uni player Matthew George, taking nine points closely followed by Ben O’Flynn with eight.

For St Luke’s, Chris Knowles and Paul Hines had six points each with Dennis Hooley with four.