Shepparton District Tennis Association recap

By Shepparton News

Shepparton North has solidified its position on the Pennant/A1 ladder of Shepparton District Tennis Association after a strong victory against Lemnos at home on Saturday.

Clark Pettigrew outclassed his opposition by winning all three ties he featured in, with his men’s doubles match with Mark Jackson the highlight as they prevailed 6-3.

Alisha Exton showcased her skills with racquet in hand as she won two rubbers for Lemnos in the women’s doubles.

Her teaming up with Brigid Jeffery was the highlight as they played their way to a 6-1 victory.

The final result from the day was the home side winning 7-46 to 2-28, and with two rounds remaining Shepparton North looks destined to feature in this year’s pennant finals, leaving Lemnos stranded in fifth spot.

Old Students recorded a big win against St Brendan’s as it looks to finish the season off strongly, winning 8-50 to 1-17.

In the A2/A3 grade, Old Students pulled off a terrific victory against Karramomus, defeating them 5-37 to 4-34.

St Andrew’s recorded an upset win against Shepparton North, with the away side claiming victory 7-49 to 2-38.

The mixed doubles match-up featuring North pair, Peter Carkeek and Brooke McLeod, prevailed 6-5 (7-5) against the Saints’ Jim Surkitt and Julie Cross.

In the A4 division, Central Park narrowly edged out McEwen Reserve, winning its clash 5-41 to 4-38 and Undera came up short against a dominant Bunbartha.