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Rats topple Cats in first round of Echuca-Moama squash

Echuca-Moama Squash Club’s autumn season has start with some strong performances from teams, including Rats.

April 29, 2014 3:01am

Echuca-Moama Squash Club’s autumn season is off to an exciting start with larger teams playing in Tuesday and Thursday competitions.

The Tuesday competition saw Rats defeat Cats, 3-2.

Captain Kelvin Simmonds triumphed against Mark Hall in four games.

Teammate Adam Walker is back on the court and in good form, defeating Mike Mangiameli in five games.

On the other court, Tigers beat Lizards with captain Aaron Meade trouncing Leanne More in three games.

Jim White and Glen Wales played off in the match of the night with White managing to steal the win in five games.

Steven Hard notched up the only win of the night for Lizards, defeating Graham Trist in three games.

The Thursday competition proved to be strong with experienced players holding number one positions.

Eagles defeated Kangaroos 3-2, with Eagles captain Pete Ferrier defeating Sue Teasdale in three games.

Teammate Adrian Nettlefold also had a win in three against Anthony Ferrier.

Lyn Wills and Jason Steenbuck contributed wins for Kangaroos defeating Alastair Starritt and Tayden Monigattti respectively.

The other Thursday competition saw Swans defeat Koalas.

Swans captain Liam Curson overpowered Leo Welch in a complete three-game victory.

Teammates Leo Dullard and Brendan Nettlefold followed suit with wins in three games against Sarah Brown and Jimmy Mates respectively.

It was great to see Travis Atkinson back on the court. He secured a four-game win for the Kangaroos against Mitch Hard.

Other winners: Brain Gledhill, James Gledhill, Jane McPherson, Sam Meyer, Marlene Stapleton, Paul Monigatti.

Results: Rats d Cats 3-10-141 to 2-10-134, Tigers d Lizards 3-9-106 to 1-5-80, Eagles d Kangaroos 3-10-111 to 2-6-77, Swans d Koalas 3-10-116 to 1-6-90.

All players are to avoid wearing black clothing and players under 19 are required to wear eye protection.

There will be social squash tonight from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

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