The Annual Middlesbrough Croquet Club One Day B Level Tournament 2021 took place on 17 April and was won by Derek Knight.
The weather was good for Middlesbrough Croquet Clubs first Tournament of the season. The field comprised 6 players from Croquet North Federation area plus two regular visitors from Yorkshire and Cumbria.
For the majority of players this was the first competitive outing of the season and this together with time limit of 2 hour 15 minutes resulted in a majority of games going to time.
After a wobble in his first game Derek Knight then got into his stride running out a worthy winner.
Roger Staples beat Phil Errington +2 (t)
Dennis Scarr beat Steve Skelton +5 (t)
Derek Watts beat Charles Waterfield +6 (t)
Derek Knight beat Terry Vernazza +9 (t)
Dennis Scarr beat Roger Staples +4 (t)
Derek Knight beat Derek Watts +19
Derek Knight beat Dennis Scarr +15
Terry Vernazza beat Charles Waterfield +5 (t)
Phil Errington beat Steve Skelton +1 (t)
Derek Watts beat Terry Vernazza +9
Phil Errington beat Charles Waterfield +4 (t)
Steve Skelton beat Roger Staples +25
Good to be playing croquet again and in the current Covid restricted environment another success for the increasingly popular one day tournament format.
Dennis Scarr – Manager