Central Park White extended their lead on top of the Central Wimmera Tennis Association section one open ladder with a two set victory over Haven Black at the weekend.
The match was closely contested, with every player winning and losing at least one set.
Central Park White’s Jack Pidgeon and Zac Dufty got their team off to a good start with a close win against Josh Dunn and Brayden Webb 6-5. Dunn and Jack Milbourne bounced back for Haven Black with a 6-1 victory against Aiden Richardson and Jack Pidgeon.
But Pidgeon and Richardson were able to turn the tide in the singles, winning both of their matches and getting Central Park White a tight 4-27 to 2-25 victory.
Central Park Blue meanwhile didn’t drop a set against Haven Green in a 6-36 to 0-7 victory.
Logan Casey dominated for Central Park Blue, winning all three of his sets 6-0. A singles tie between Haven Green’s Sam Hobbs and Central Park Blue’s Tyler Pidgeon was the closest set, with Pidgeon winning 6-3.
Horsham Lawn rose to second while Natimuk fell to fourth on the ladder after they forfeited their match-up.
In SECTION ONE GIRLS, the top three sides extended their lead on top of the ladder with convincing performances.
Central Park White’s 5-33 to 1-18 win over Natimuk Blue was the closest of the contests. Bethany Sudholz gave Natimuk Blue their only set victory with a tightly contested 6-3 win against Holly Nuske.
Horsham Lawn also secured a comfortable victory with a 5-33 to 1-12 win against Natimuk Gold to strengthen their lead on top of the ladder.
Jaye Farlow and Tahlia Thompson both didn’t drop a set for Horsham Lawn, while Brooklyn Fraser won Natimuk Gold’s only rubber with a 6-3 singles victory against Briodi Cook.
Haven Pink’s trio of Hettie French, Gemma Walker and Mia Bell guided them to a faultless victory against Haven Purple, 6-36 to 0-8. Lily Wynne came the closest for Haven Purple in her singles match.
Here are all the fixtures for the weekend.
Section one open:
Central Park Blue v Horsham Lawn, Central Park White v Natimuk, Haven Black v Haven Green.
Section one girls:
Haven Pink v Natimuk Gold, Central Park White v Horsham Lawn, Natimuk Blue v Haven Purple.
Section two boys:
Haven Yellow v Central Park, Horsham Lawn v Haven Brown, Natimuk v Haven White, Haven Red – Bye.
Section two girls:
Quantong Red v Central Park, Haven Orange v Horsham Lawn Green, Horsham Lawn Gold v Haven Gold, Quantong Black v Natimuk.
Section three boys:
Haven Orange v Quantong, Haven Purple v Homers, Natimuk v Haven Blue, Horsham Lawn – Bye.
Section three girls:
Horsham Lawn Gold v Central Park, Haven Blue v Natimuk, Horsham Lawn Green v Haven Green, Haven Red – Bye.
Section four boys:
Horsham Lawn v Natimuk, Homers White v Central Park, Quantong – Bye.
Section four girls:
Horsham Lawn Green v Horsham Lawn Gold, Central Park v Haven Yellow, Homers v Haven White.