Norfolk U15's v Bedfordshire match report
Norfolk got off to a positive start in the Mixed Doubles with no1 pairing A Harrison and J Salter and no 3's A Gray and J Rolfe winning in two straight games. After winning their first games L Jarvis and C Cox and A Davis and N Moghaddas couldn't quite hold on and Norfolk went into the singles with 2 out of 4 wins.
In the boy's and girl's singles, Norfolk 1 excelled taking all 8 matches without dropping a game and with players giving good individual performances. Confidence was high as Norfolk went into the level doubles.
New partners C Cox and J Salter struggled to find their best form together, they won 1 of 2 matches. Similarly, N Moghaddas and J Rolfe won 1 out of 2. They had a thrilling match against the Beds number 1 pairing J Faulkner and A Zhu, however, the opposition proved two strong on this occasion.
The girl's doubles saw much exciting play. R Copley and A Davis had 2 very good wins, particularly against Beds no 1 pair. Norfolk lost the first game, took the second 22-20 and then were victorious in the third game 21-14. This gave Norfolk 3 out of 4 match wins.
Overall U 15 Norfolk 1 were winners by 15 -5, an excellent result which sees them top of the Shires League. Some strong counties have matches in hand so Norfolk's position is unlikely to remain, however the squad deserve to enjoy it while they can!
Norfolk's team was as follows:
Boys - C Cox, N Moghaddddas, J Rolfe, J. Salter
Girls - R Copley, A Davis, A Gray, A Harrison, Lucy Jarvis