Nutting and Walker clinch pairs title

MICHAEL NUTTING and Chris Walker staged a fine fightback against teenage duo Georgia Jewitt and Nathan Dobson to clinch the Overthorpe Pairs title 21-16.

On their way to the final Nutting and Walker overcame Andrew Jewitt and Harvey Wilson 21-7, Phil Grason and Paul Bramwell 21-14, and defending champions Alex Wolfenden and Tom Thorpe 21-20 in a close fought semi-final.

Meanwhile, 14-year-old Georgia Jewitt and her playing partner Dobson, 15, defeated Suzanne Baines and David Wilson 21-6, Terry Lynam and Casey Lynam-Chapman 21-8, Emily Wilson and Jack Green 21-11 before getting the better of David and Heather Jewitt 21-14 in their last four encounter.

Elsewhere, a young Overthorpe junior side lost heavily 125-54 in their match against Sandal. Harvey Wilson was Overthorpe’s only winner by 21-20.

Emily Wilson lost out 21-10 to Heavy Woollen Junior Champion Jamie Winterburn, Katie Fagelman was beaten 21-6 by county bowler Sam Farmer, Emily Grason and Bramwell lost 21-5 to Georgina Holes and Adam Winterburn while newcomer Sienna Exley and Lynam-Chapman lost by the same margin in their match.

Next up for Overthorpe youngsters is a game against local rivals Morton House tomorrow (Sat, 10am).

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