Youngster Michell tables a fine showing for Spinners

Will Michell
Will Michell

Horsham Spinners junior Will Michell scored an impressive maximum against Blades C in the Crawley & Horsham League Premier Division.

He beat experienced seniors Michael Bridger and Colin Jones plus fellow junior Joelle Bennett.

These victories moved him up to 50 percent in the averages and earned him the man of the match award.

Charlie Graham-Adams weighed in with two and captain Rory Scott won three in an 8-1 win by Spinners.

Two-man Foresters C got a 8-1 hiding from their D team with only Johnny Clarke winning against Gerry Pugh.

Dave Steel pushed Gerry all the way only going down 11-9 in the decider.

John Robinson won all three against Peter Burrows (15-13 in the fifth), Shaun Parsley and Graham Green to help Crawley Sports beat Crawley Sports 5-4.

Phil Richardson won the man of the match award for the second week in a row, winning all three for third-placed Crawley Community A in a 7-2 victory over Foresters E.

Foresters’ Kate Cheer had an excellent win over Carter 12-10 in the decider while James Wheatley won a hard-fought encounter against Barrie Gilbert in five.

Foresters A scored an impressive 8-1 win over Horsham A whose number one Graham Barnes gained a great win against Adam Todd.

Dan Pound and Mark Collins gained maximums for Foresters against Horsham’s Barnes, Andrew Sharland and Stephen Hoad.

Martin Gunn cemented his place as the league’s second best player (after Foresters’ Craig Bryant) with wins over Tony Steel, Mike Robinson and Tim Surrey as Blades A beat Foresters B 7-2, to go 12 points clear at the top.

Copthorne A picked up useful points in a 6-3 defeat by Blades B with Chris Pullinger beating Erik Van Mol and Stuart Brooks and Gary Bristowe winning against Richard Hazell.

Hazell opened his account in the division this season with a fine win against Chris Pullinger.