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Lexden Cup Round 2 - Mersea Girls Unbeaten

posted Nov 25, 2016, 11:52 AM by S Meanley   [ updated May 8, 2017, 4:55 AM ]
A slight rejig of the Mersea teams for round two of the Lexden Cup on 25th November saw the Mersea girls on both A & B teams unbeaten.

Team A
Henry 
Calum 
Amelie 
Ruby 

Team B
Stanley 
Matthew 
Felicity 
Charlotte 

and travelling reserve - Harrison

Felicity and Charlotte (girl 1 & 2 team B) dominated their games 11-2 11-0 and 11-4 11-1 respectively.
Mersea B team beat Milldene 38 - 23 and drew Stanway A 28 - 28

Team A saw Amelie and Ruby winning 11-8 11-0 and 11-5 11-1 in strong form.
Mersea A team beat Stanway B 37-13 and narrowly missing to Tiptree 33-35, just two points in a real battle of the giants.
Henry claimed an 11-1 victory against Stanway B to keep up our average.

Harrison  kindly stepped in as travelling reserve due to illness the day before to another team member. Showing some great skills on the practice court between sessions.
All players on both teams gained valuable points for their respective teams and Harrison was extremely supportive of team mates and kept the score sheets organised.

Overall standings based on an average score as some teams have only played 5 matches and others 6.

                                            Average Score per match
1st     Tiptree                        42.2
2nd    Mersea A                    39
3rd     Stanway A                  33.167
4th     Mersea B                    32.6
5th     Copford                       32.4
6th     Milldene                      32
7th     Langenhoe                 27.5
8th     Stanway B                  26.2
9th     Fordham                    19.167

A maximum total of 44 points can be won in each match, Mersea A team have so far been the only team to stop Tiptree obtaining full marks and dropping their average.

Amelie and Ruby are yet to be beaten over the two days of competition.

The final, round 3 takes place on 9th December. The two teams that finish in the top two places qualify for the Essex School Games, to be held at Corporal Budd Gymnasium, Colchester Garrison in January.