There will be new champions in the Horsham & District League’s Ladies and Mixed Doubles competitions this year
The opening rounds of both competitions at Broadbridge Heath Village Centre last week saw both defending title holders knocked out.
In the ladies’, holder Sandra Bulbeck of Kings Arms, Horsham went out in round one to Roffey S&SC B’s Crystal Woodrow who progressed to the final with a semi final win over Railway’s Vanessa Osgood.
Crystal’s opponent will be a previous champion, Lisa Jestico of HFC@The Norfolk who won through to the final with win over Rising Sun’s Jane Trott & Sue Mason of Roffey S&SC B.
The mixed doubles holders Roffey S&SC B pair Tony Peters and Crystal Woodrow were beaten in the semi finals by Railway’s Ian Homewood and Vanessa Osgood, this has set up a local derby in the final with Kings Arms, Billingshurst pairing of Tom Knight and Sandy Williams.
Both pairs came through preliminary ties to win through, Tom hit the highest finish of the night with a 107 in the semi final.
This Friday (November 30), it’s the turn of the Captains and Secretaries Cup at Broadbridge Heath.