Hunts County I vs Melbourn
Mon 19th November
Melbourn lost 17-6
Melbourn Ladies combination of a small squad and simultaneous injuries to several players contributed to another loss as they went down 17-6 at Hunts County.
The team consisted of the only three fit players, Sam Pluck (1), Lynne Hays (2) and Frances Smith (3). That meant all had to win, as Melbourn began the match already two strings in arrears. Once on court it was fiercely contested, Frances edging a see-saw 3-2 against Jayne Ingram and Lynne picking up a good 3-1 win over Nicky Halls. That gave Melbourn a chance, but at the top string Sam found Sofia Aveiro-Pita too strong. Sam actually did well to make it competitive after a very one-sided first game (15-2), but though the next two were much closer, they both went the Hunts’ players way as the hosts picked up the winning bonus.