4 December 2005

Sandfords Manaia are leading the Soffe Cup competition after a 14-2 demolition of previous leader Midhirst at Manaia on Saturday.
Although the top two men's singles were close, Jason Mills beat Jono Ussher 6-3, 7-6 and Thomas Luxton beat Michael O'Sullivan 7-5, 3-6, 7-6, the rest of the singles were one-sided.
Midhirst's No 2 Shelley Childs defeated Ashlee Murdoch 6-2 , 6-2 and teamed up with Lyn Stanners in a surprising defeat of Nicole Koch and Murdoch 6-0, 6-1in the doubles for Midhirst's only wins. 
Hooker Pacific Pukekura defeated Stratford 9-7 at Stratford. Pukekura jumped to a 6-2 lead after the singles with all their women and the top two men winning.  The women had easy wins, apart from No 4 Jeanette Harding who won in three sets over Debbie Jury. The top two men had a battle, Zac Wills beat Gavin Phlean 7-5, 7-5 and Ben Aves had a good three set win over Elliot Campbell.
Stratford's No 3 and 4, Bruce Cleland and Hasley Lobb defeated Meto Snegirev and Quinn Rosa.
The doubles were shared and Stratford won three out of four combines.
Accent on Curtains Waiwaka had a comprehensive win over Okaiawa at Hawera.  They lead 6-2 after the singles with only Okaiawa's No 2 and 4, Megan Gyde and Michelle Powell winning their singles. Leading the way were Aaron Hine defeating Crichton Parker 6-4, 6-1 and Clare Fairey being too good for  Joanne Gyde 6-2, 6-2.
Okaiawa'a other win was the No 2 doubles, Powell and Clare Goldsworthy defeated Glenda Frost and Alison Chamberlain. 
Midhirst drop to third place with Hooker Pacific Pukekura staying at second.
Kaponga had the bye.
Sumpter Trophy
Okaiawa 10 Huatoki 6, Manaia (1) 10 Matapu 6, Waiwaka 15 Manaia (2) 1
Soffe Cup
Manaia 60.5, Pukekura 56, Midhirst 53, Waiwaka 49, Stratford 44, Kaponga 28.5, Okaiawa 27
Sumpter Trophy
Okaiawa 64,Waiwaka 52, Matapu 50, Manaia (1) 46.5,Oakura 37.5, Huatoki 34,Manaia (2) 32