Oasis of calm for Watton

After the previous week's reverse Watton Squash Club entertained Division Three opponents Oasis II. John Needham recovered after a slow start at 7-2 down to steal the first game 9-7.

After the previous week's reverse Watton Squash Club entertained Division Three opponents Oasis II.

John Needham recovered after a slow start at 7-2 down to steal the first game 9-7. John lost the second 9-6 and in a pivotal close third just lost that 10-9. John took the lead in the fourth but slipped up, eventually losing it 10-9 to go down 3-1.

Dev Mahatme took the first 9-5 but couldn't handle his opponent's hard hitting and lost the next two 9-3, 9-5. He fought back to take the fourth 9-5 to force a decider. Dev came out on top 9-6 to win 3-2. Kevin Blake started strongly, taking the first 9-5. He lost the next 9-6 but reasserted control on the match taking the next two 9-4, 9-3 to come through 3-1.

First-string Paul Goodchild was totally dominant taking the first two 9-2, 9-1. His opponent rallied in the third but Paul won 9-7.

Overall, a 14-6 Watton victory.

Next up for Watton is a trip to Fakenham.

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