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Trophies galore at Andover table tennis presentation
The Wolversdene Club’s Hayward Suite was once again the venue for Andover Table Tennis League’s annual presentation evening last Friday to celebrate another successful season.
A whole array of trophies were handed out to the various winners of competitions spread through the season including the Weighell Cup, presented by former chairman Monty Weighell and the Advertiser Cup, given out by Andover Advertiser sports editor Kerry Miller.
Division One winners were Tigers, comprising of Andy Snelgrove, Malcolm Cummins and Jerry Holt who won it from runners-up Pumas, who are Richard Fettes, Danas Kairys and Ray and Shaun Carver.
Division Two winners were Enham for whom Patrick Baker and Pete and Andy Farmer were present and runners-up were Three Ds, who are Nicky Downs, Jessie Yi and Marie and Brian Dyke.
Andy Barnes won the Open Singles and Open Doubles with Shaun Carver while Adam Lockington took the Handicap Singles and the Doubles with Ray Lockington.
Richard Fettes won the Veteran Singles which left Lionel Coles to collect no less than five runners-up trophies - the Open Doubles with Julie Dean, Open Singles, Handicap Singles, Vet Singles and Mixed Doubles with Jill Cook.
Marie Dyke took the Ladies Singles and Doubles - with Nicky Downs who she beat in the Singles - while Mike Cartridge, who was also named Most Improved Player, was Junior Singles champion, beating Dominc Raymond.
Rhys Jones won the Cadet Singles from Simon Przeklasa, Andy Farmer beat Karl Jones in the Division Two Singles and Zak Hine and Jessie Yi won the Mixed Doubles.
This year’s Hard Bat Tournament was won by Ray Carver from Richard Biles and Richard Fettes’ good night continued as he was given the Will Dyke Trophy.
Figheldean’s team of Phil Cook, Lionel Coles and Julie Dean won the Weighell Cup from Three D’s and Test Valley A won the Advertiser Cup.
Matt Selwood, Oliver Raymond, Cameron Langdown and Adam Lockington beat Andy Barnes, Jamie Smith, Jerry Vaughan and Nick George of John Hanson C.
Full page of pictures from Friday's presentation in this week's Advertiser