Fakenham’s lead at top cut after defeat against Barnham Broom II

East Anglia II gained their first win of the season on the final day of the campaign with victory ov

East Anglia II gained their first win of the season on the final day of the campaign with victory over Broadland. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant � 2008

Fakenham's lead at the top of Division One of the Norfolk SRA squash league has been cut to seven points, albeit with a game in hand, after they lost for only the second time this season, going down 15-10 away to Barnham Broom II.

Barnham's Adie Martin ground out a 3-1 victory over Kevin Blake and Neil Sutton also won 3-1 as he beat Nicky Green.

The star performer, however, was Wesley Hicks who won an epic fourth string match against Michael Baron 12-14 18-16 13-11 4-13 13-10.

Fakenham picked up two victories at the top of the order with Oli Bacon-Hilton beating Stuart Sutton 3-1 and Adam Sinkins winning in straight games against Adam Goodson.

East Anglia III consolidated their third place after an emphatic 20-3 maximum against bottom of the table Potters Nomads.

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Rossi's Rebels remain next to bottom after they lost for the 11th time this season, going down 16-6 to Bannatyne's II. Henri Paul and Ben Herrieven did both win their matches 3-1 but 3-0 wins for Rod Taylor, Christian Oliveri and Mark Thomas were enough to wrap up victory for the Bannatyne's team.

Diss won their mid table match at the UEA 14-8. For the students Christopher Dunlavy and Matt Murray-Downing both won their matches in straight games but this was not enough as Jamie Channell won 3-0 while Reece Laffar and Tom Hunt both won their matches 3-1

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In Division Two Potters Misfits are enjoying a more successful season than the Nomads and they are currently in second place after their 17-10 win away to Diss II.

Terry Brooks won his match 3-0 while Rob Sherrington and Stuart Supple both had 3-2 victories beating Paul Newis and Paul Nozedar respectively. For Diss Nick Marshall also won 3-2 as he came from 1-2 down to beat Bev Todd 13-10 in the fifth and Andrew Whiting won the first string match against Sean Higginbotham 3-1.

Bottom of the table Oasis Exiles came close to winning their first match of the season before going down 18-9 away to Broadland II.

The top two teams in Division Three both won with Fakenham II beating a four man Broadland III 20-1 and UEA II winning 17-5 at Cromer who also had only four players.

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