February results

Timed handicap tournament

A hectic timed handicap tournament at Kendal Squash Club saw the closely contested final go all the way to a ‘sudden death’ last point. Christian Hoyle clawed back 25 points against Tom Costelloe to squeak home by a single point. In the plate final, Alex Greenwood cantered home by eight points.

Great job by Chris Vance who organised the event, the catering and the prize.

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Team squash

Last week’s Cumbria league squash saw Whitehaven A come to Kendal to play the senior side, while the respective B teams clashed in Whitehaven.
In the premier match Kendal’s Steve Edmondson and Graeme Braithwaite both won in four games. The other three players – Ben Welton, Alistair Pease and Dan Nevison did not fare so well, all losing in straight sets, giving Whitehaven the win 3-2 which sees them maintain third place in the league. Kendal A lurk near the bottom, with only Dalton A below them.

It was a different story on the other side of the county as Kendal B gained their best win of the season beating at Whitehaven 4-1. The night saw good wins for Ben Leil, Dave Archer, Ben Cook and Shaffin Jaffar. Steve Couper was unlucky to lose out in a match that was nip and tuck, giving Whitehaven their only win of the evening.

Kendal C thrashed visitors Dalton B, taking all five matches. Gary Major, Russ Lilliebridge and Ian Garnett all won in straight games, while Christian Hoyle and Joel Howse each won in four.

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