3 March 2007

In Soffe Cup interclub tennis on Saturday, Hooker Pacific Pukekura defeated Stratford/Midhirst 13-3 at Pukekura after Stratford/MIdhirst could only field two women.
The men's singles were shared after Stratford took out the top two matches, Gavin Phelan defeated Ben Aves 3/6 6/3 7/6 and Michael O'Sullivan beat Meto Snegirev 6/4, 7/5. Pukekura won the No 3 and 4 matches with Andy Erb and Kerry Dwyer easily accounting for Grant Kite and Michael Short. The Stratford pairing won their doubles against Snegirev and Dwyer.
In the women's singles Linda Reid only conceded two games and Donna Thorne none against Min Zimmerman and Liz O'Sullivan.
Waiwaka had their top two men, Stuart Wood and Jordan Stayt back in their game against AWE Huatoki but could only field three women with No 3 Alison Chamberlain unavailble( playing in the under 16 rep team ).
 Huatokis' Jonathan Ussher beat Wood 6-2, 6-1 and Neil Bridgeman defeated Stayt 7-5, 6-1. Waiwaka' s no 3 and 4 David Innes and David Chamberlain evened the score by beating Rakesh and Amrit Rai.
The women's singles were easy wins for Huatoki and the match was almost won by then, with Huatoki winning 13-3.
Wilson Trophy
Matapu v Okaiawa rained out
Sumpter Trophy
Huatoki (1) 9 Team Hawera 7, Waitara 11 Huatoki (2) 5
Soffe Cup
Huatoki 98,  Manaia 87.5, .Rotokare 83.5, Pukekura 79, Waiwaka 49.5 ,Stratford 31