Dragons will take on Knock Out Blow in the season's decider tonight.July 14, 2014 3:25am
Dragons moved into the Echuca table tennis finals after a solid 6-5 win against Invisible Cows.
In a game in which Invisible Cows was always the underdogs, the players pushed the top of the ladder team, making Dragons earn the finals place.
Dragons’ Raymond Kissell and Tilmann Sauer picked up two good singles wins and were also helped by Brandon Mackrell, who picked up a crucial five-set win against Thomas Bryans.
Bryans won the first two sets, but there was no keeping Mackrell down.
He fought hard for the next three to register the win for his team.
Mackrell joined Kissell in an important doubles game against Bryans and Jimmy Greenwood, which Dragons sealed the victory for the night, by winning the tight five-set match.
Greenwood had a strong night, winning his three singles, but it was not enough to put his team through to the final.
Knock Out Blow had an outstanding win against High Fliers, winning the night 8-3.
In a game which had a few games which could have gone to either side, Knock Out Blow was able to win.
Hayden Favaloro had the game of the night.
Playing the more experienced Keith Price, who was able to take the first in a tie-break. Favaloro was able to keep his cool and play his normal game and claw his way back in the second only to let Price take the next.
The final two sets he was just to strong and eased away with the win, showing glimpses of what a strong player he will become.
He walked away with two wins for the night.
Teammate Ashley Button had strong night winning his three singles games and Nila Zampa also chipped in with a singles game.
The final is at River City Christian College today from 7pm.
Players are encouraged to come along for support and also put their names down for the next competition that will start after a short break.
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