24 February 2007

AWE Huatoki were missing three regular players but came out with a victory against competition leaders Rotokare at Huatoki on Saturday.
Although Rotokare were without their No 2 and 3 players Mark Atkins and Greg Hareb, they won three men's singles. Chris Popata , Mike Roberts and Kevin McLoughlin defeated Roy Gaskin, Neil Bridgeman and Rakesh Rai.
Huatoki's No 4 Amrit Rai defeated Kyle Crowley in a marathon match 4-6. 6-4 10-6( tiebreak) and Huatoki's women won all their singles matches. Saori Han defeated Leith Atkins 7-5, 6-4 in the top match.
All the doubles matches were shared so the two match margin remained for a 9-7 victory.
 
Hooker Pacific Pukekura defeated Waiwaka 12 -4 at Waiwaka. Pukekura's women won all their singles and two of their men had third set tiebreaker wins. No 1 Meto Snegirev defeated David Innes and No 3 Kerry Dwyer defeated Andrew Hope.
 
In the other match Sandfords Manaia defeated Stratford 13-3 at Stratford.
 
Wilson Trophy
Manaia 8 Okaiawa (1) 8, Oakura (2) 9 Okaiawa (2) 7, Oakura 11 Matapu 5
Sumpter Trophy
Waitara 13 Waiwaka 3, Manaia 9 Huatoki (2) 7, Huatoki (1) 12 Matapu 4
 
POINTS
Soffe Cup
Manaia 87.5, Rotokare 83.5, Huatoki 83, Pukekura 64, Waiwaka 46.5, Stratford/Midhirst 28
 
Wilson Trophy
xxxManaia 47, Matapu 39, Okaiawa 35, Oakura( 1) 28, Okaiawa (2) 21,Oakura (2)  21, Inglewood 8
 
Matapu 56, Okaiawa (1) 52, Manaia 47, Oakura (1) 42, Okaiawa (2) 25, Oakura (2) 21, Inglewood 8

Sumpter Trophy
Huatoki 100.5, Hawera 90.5, Waitara 80.5, Huatoki (2) 52.5, Matapu 52, Manaia 52, Waiwaka 26.5