The second round of the Leeton doubles and singles squash competition took place last Thursday.
The competition’s matches are a timed event, so everyone gets a total of 40 minutes on the court.
On these 40 degree days, it is a real test of fitness.
Gary Thompson and Dawid Croucamp kicked things off, with Thompson taking the win 36-32.
Rob Hanlon made a surprise return to the Leeton courts, defeating Ryan Thurgood in another close tussle, 37-32.
The doubles match would decide the outcome.
Thurgood and Thompson won 30-26, giving the overall win to team Grays.
Alayna Croucamp defeated Sarah McAliece 47-29, Nicholas Croucamp defeated John Gown 44-24.
Nicholas Croucamp and McAliece teamed up to defeat Alayna Croucamp and Gown in the doubles by a score of 36-27, giving the win to team Yonex.
Mick McAliece returned to the courts after a long break to defeat Simone Bruno 44-23. Siarne Deeves had a close win against Brianna Gray-Mills 38-36.
Gray-Mills and McAliece then combined to defeat Deeves and Bruno 37-15, giving the win to the Karakals.
It was a battle of the Ryan twins with Declan taking on Callum.
Declan claimed a close victory, 32-30.
Col Thompson defeated Brian O’Leary 44-37, while in the doubles O’Leary and Declan defeated Thompson and Callum 35-28 to give team Stellars the win.
The last match of the night was between Dunlops and Technifibres.
Blayne Thompson defeated a subbing Will Rawle by a score of 44-29, while Bryan Shepley defeated Emily Lyons 45-33.
In the doubles, Shepley and Thompson teamed up to defeat Lyons and Rawle 39-18, making it a clean sweep for team Dunlops.
The next Leeton squash competition will start in early February.
Nomination forms will be available from the front desk at the Leeton Soldiers Club.
Anyone who would like to know what squash is all about is being invited to come down to the Soldiers Club Squash courts (behind the Stan Axtill sports centre) on Thursday nights from 6pm.