Malton lose out to Pontefract in Yorkshire Squash League

Malton lose out to Pontefract in Yorkshire Squash League

Malton lose out to Pontefract in Yorkshire Squash League

First published in Sport

MALTON’S Yorkshire Squash League team lost 20-2 away to a strong Pontefract II team.

Jamie Hopwood and Simon Middleton each secured a point for Malt, but the result saw them slip back a place to fifth in division one.

In the York & District League, Malton II fell 16-6 at Dunnington IV.

Malt’s winners were Jimmy Mason and Jon Pitkin, and they are now seventh in division three.

Malton III lost 15-7 at York VI, with wins coming from Ian Kneeshaw and John Preston. Duncan Chapman grabbed the team’s other point. They are now fourth in division four.

Malton IV enjoyed a comprehensive 19-5 victory at Selby VI.

Malt’s winners were Pitkin, Mark Baker, Mike Hammond and James Criddle.

Baker saved five match points in the fourth game before clinching the final game 9-3.

Kevin Goddard secured the team’s two other points, helping to lift them back up to third place in division five.

Malton this week hold their annual under-40 and over-40 tournaments.

For details, phone 01653 693139.

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