Wells B had to knuckle down and slug out a victory over the unorthodox play of Priory A at home on Sunday 20th January. Ladies pair Marie Bruckshaw and Julia Nest struggled with the difficult pace coming from the Priory ladies but held their composure and won 7-5 6-4.
Mens pair Colin Blatchford-Brown and Martyn Holliday had a close first set dealing with the slice of the Prior men but just lost it 5-7. They battled back and won the next two sets 6-3 7-5. The mixed pairing of Marie Bruckshaw and Martyn Holliday stormed through their match with a clear 6-1 6-4 win but second pairing of Julia Nest and Colin Blatchford-Brown had a more difficult path.
Totally flummoxed by the Prior pair, they lost the first set 2-6 but fought hard to seize the second set 6-3 and then kept the momentum taking the final set 6-4. Captain, Julia Nest, was thrilled with the team’s focus and determination to win the match overall 10-2.