Surbiton wins Southern Challenge Division 2 North

The Surbiton 2 team won this event beating Ramsgate at the Doubles golden hoop.

The event was managed as a block of the six entered teams, with a play-off after the completion of the block. The scores after the play-offs remained in the same order as after the block stage, leaving Surbiton 2 as the winners.

BLOCK STAGE Matches Games
Team Wins Losses Draws Wins Losses
Surbiton 2 9 3 0 24 12
Ramsgate 8 4 0 21 15
Surbiton 1 7 5 0 20 16
Cheam 6 6 0 19 17
Reigate 4 7 0 14 19
Purley Bury 1 10 0 7 26

Todd Ballantyne surges into a 6-1 lead as a rueful looking Jane Powell looks on

The outstanding player of the tournament was Todd Ballantine of Ramsgate who played more like a -2 than a 1 – definitely one to watch out for in the future.

Martin Burger presents the trophy to the winning Surbiton 2 team
The smiling victors (left to right: Jane Powell, Bernard & Sue Pendry, Jo Luck)

Runners-up Ramsgate (left to right: Lynn Beedie, Todd Ballantyne, Pam Stead, Mary Neale)

The complete results are on Croquetscores.

Martin Burger (Manager)

Very many thanks to Martin for managing this competitions so expertly.

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