Fixture: Oswestry Mixed 2 v Market Drayton 2
Result: Drew 2-2
Oswestry’s 2nd team travelled to Market Drayton to play the team placed second in the league.
Gary Edwards and Speth Cumpston played the Drayton 1st pairing first. They recovered from a slow start to win the first set 6-4 but then lost the second 3-6 and were disappointed to lose the third set deciding tie break to lose the rubber.
The other Oswestry pairing of Brett Hollywell and Clare Parsons Hann made short work of the Drayton second pairing, beating them convincingly 6-1, 6-1 to square the match after the first rubbers.
In the reverse rubbers Gary & Speth beat the Drayton second pair by 6-2, 6-4 whilst Brett & Clare played out an epic battle against the Drayton first pair, winning the first set 7-5, losing the second set 6-7 and then pulling back a big deficit in the third set decider tie break to catch their opponents score up but finally succumbed to defeat by 11 points to 13.
So with two rubbers won by each club the match result was a 2-2 draw.