In the 2nd round of fixtures for the 2020 winter league, unfortunately the weather put paid to the Annan B v Dumfries A match, however the Dumfries B v Annan A match went ahead in windy and slightly damp conditions.
The defending champions travelled through to Dumfries for the 2nd week in a row as they tried to stop father and son pair building on their win last week. In the first match Michael Goldie held off a spirited Colin Grieve to take the first rubber 6-2, 6-4. In the 2nd match Fergus Reynolds-Lewis took on Irving MacKay and just edged a tight match as Dumfries took a 2-0 lead with a 6-3, 6-3 match score.
In the doubles, Dumfries took the first set before Annan got started which resulted in a tighter 2nd set. However the father and son duo held on to complete the match with a 6-1, 6-4 win.
D&G Winter League Results
This leave Dumfries B top of the table with one match left against Dumfries A which is scheduled for next week.
This year’s winter league got underway on an overcast, slightly windy but dry day, which hasn’t happened much this year so far. Current champions Annan A headed through to play Dumfries A with Dumfries B making the reverse trip and headed through to Annan to play their B team. Both clubs had winter league debuts for 12 years old Flynn Dalgliesh playing for Annan A and Fergus Reynolds-Lewis who is also 12, playing for Dumfries B. Both youngsters played well in their respective matches with mixed results as Flynn competed well in his match before going down 2 sets to love with Fergus edging a tight match to win by 2 sets to love. However, it was great to see both clubs giving the kids a platform to play.
An experience Dumfries A claimed the match 3-0 and Dumfries B did likewise through in Annan.
Next week sees Dumfries B entertain Annan A whilst Dumfries A travel through to play Annan B.
D&G Winter League 2020 Results and Fixtures