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High Wycombe beat Merton 4.5-2.5

[<<] [>>] by Keith Pound at High Wycombe [^] -> bottom
2 May 2017 (Golf Croquet Inter-Club Shield)

High Wycombe v. Merton, played on 2nd May at High Wycombe.

HW won 4.5 to 2.5 (or 4 to 2 if halves not counted). Level play.


High Wycombe team: Raouf Allim (2), Keith Pound (3), Don Rutherford (5), Sally Rogers (6)

Merton team: Graham Withrington (2), Gavin Taylor (3), Louise Taylor (3), Lavinia Von Kesmark (10)


Raouf & Keith bt Graham & Gavin (2-0) 7-3, 7-6


Don beat Lavinia (2-0) 7-4, 7-6

Sally lost to Louise (0-2) 3-7, 3-7

Raouf beat Graham (2-0) 7-5, 7-6

Keith drew with Gavin (1-1) 7-2, 2-7 (ran out of time, draw agreed given match already settled)

Don lost to Louise (1-2) 4-7, 7-4, 5-7

Sally beat Lavinia (2-0) 7-1, 7-3

An enjoyable and close match where it probably came down to the doubles where Raouf and Keith combined their different styles effectively on the day. In a tight singles match, Raouf needed a jump shot on the 13th hoop to avoid taking his match to a 3rd game.


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