Montrose win battle of unbeaten teams

Montrose’s top mixed doubles team won a top-of-the-tables clash against Kinnoull 2 by 9-7 last week despite missing several key players, and went to the top of Division Two.

The first pair of Rob Bennett and Wendy Sanger won three sets out of five finished, while the second pair of Jack Murison and Caroline Stewart won three, including one of the three tie-breaks the home team

The third pair of Brian Wright and Jen Richardson also won three sets, with one unfinished because of the lights

The undefeated second team had the week off and lie one point behind Arbroath 2, which has played an extra match, at the top of Division Three.

The third team continue to find life in the Third Division difficult after just winning promotion last year, going down to Wormit and Newport 1 away by 14-4.

The first pair of Rhona Alston and Chris Hardy won two sets, as did the second pair of Freya Milne and Donald Watson.

The third couple of Kirsty Robertson, just 13, and David MacArthur failed to add to Montrose’s total.

The fourth team enjoyed an easy win at home against David Lloyd Monifieth by 14-3, with the first pair of Dawn Ramsay and Stuart Matthews winning five sets.

The second couple, Corinna Gow and Ian Matthews, won four sets out of five played, while the third pair of 12-year-old Georgia Stirling and Simon Rolfe also won five sets.