Squash: Vale’s winning streak goes on with win over Preston Grasshoppers

Vale of Lune’s first team extended their winning streak with a 5-0 victory over Preston Grasshoppers 5.

Wednesday, 4th February 2015, 11:17 am

Beating fifth-placed Hoppers 5 maintained Vale’s lead in Division Five North of the North West Counties Squash League.

They remain 15 points clear of Blackpool Cricket Club 4.

Jeremy Stopford, playing at number one took a 3-0 win as did Adam Holtham and Shaun Gorry.

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Dave Jewitt at three was 2-0 up then dropped a game before emerging as the 3-1 winner. Stuart Featon lost a tight first game 15-17 but saw off his opponent 3-1, despite an 18-16 tussle in the third game which had his watching team-mates biting their fingernails.

Vale 2 remain stuck in 12th out of 13 in their league.

Vale of Lune welcomes new members at Powderhouse Lane, offering junior coaching on Saturdays.

Club nights are held each Monday – for membership information ring Steve Thompson on 01995 603163 or the club on 01524 64029.