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David Ball won the Nottingham GC B-Level Tournament

[<<] [>>] by John Handy at Nottingham Croquet Club [^] -> bottom
20 July 2011 2011 (GC)

David Ball from Leighton-Linslade CC won the Nottingham GC B Level Tournament, with Eileen Buxton from Ashby CC coming second.

There were 12 entries, 7 from Nottingham and 5 from other clubs. The weather was reasonable, no rain, no sun and no wind, and with the lawns in excellent condition an enjoyable day's play was had by all. Each player had 6 games played in blocks of 4, three drawn at random in the morning in the morning to decide the blocks for the afternoon which were then arranged according to player's morning results. All games were best-of-one 13 point.

The winner was David Ball from Leighton-Linslade. Second was Eileen Buxton from Ashby and third place was taken by John Cundell, also from Leighton-Linslade. Particular congratulations go to Cathy Turski for making fourth place.
Detail of game results.
Game 1.
Eileen Buxton beat Roger Berkeley 7 - 5
Elaine Collins beat John Cundell 7 - 6
Valerie Harding beat Chris Close 7 - 6
Cathy Turski beat Daphne Pepler 7 - 2
David Ball beat Jeane Ackermann 7 - 5
Peter Balchin beat Sue Wileman 7 - 6

Game 2.
Eileen Buxton beat Elaine Collins 7 - 4
Roger Berkeley beat Cathy Turski 7 - 5
John Cundell beat Valerie Harding 7 - 2
Chris Close beat Daphne Pepler 7 - 4
Sue Wileman beat Jeane Ackermann 7 - 4
David Ball beat Peter Balchin 7 - 5

Game 3
Eileen Buxton beat Daphne Pepler 7 - 6
Roger Berkeley beat Elaine Collins 7 - 2
John Cundell beat Chris Close 7 - 4
Cathy Turski beat Valerie Harding 7 - 4
Peter Balchin beat Jean Ackermann 7 - 2
David Ball beat Sue Wileman 7 - 6

Game 4
David Ball beat Cathy Turski 7 - 6
John Cundell beat Eileen Buxton 7 - 6
Peter Balchin beat Chris Close 7 - 6
Sue Wileman beat Roger Berkeley 7 - 4
Jeane Ackermann beat Valerie Harding 7 - 6
Elaine Collins beat Daphne Pepler 7 - 6

Game 5
Eileen Buxton beat David Ball 7 - 6
John Cundell beat Cathy Turski 7 - 4
Roger Berkeley beat Chris Close 7 - 4
Sue Wileman beat Peter Balchin 7 - 4
Daphne Pepler beat Jeane Ackermann 7 - 3
Valerie Harding beat Elaine Collins 7 - 6

Game 6
David Ball beat John Cundell 7 - 3
Eileen Buxton beat Cathy Turski 7 - 6
Sue Wileman beat Chris Close 7 - 2
Roger Berkeley beat Peter Balchin 7 - 3
Jeane Ackermann beat Elaine Collins 7 - 4
Valerie Harding beat Daphne Pepler 7 - 3



 

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