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Mother And Daughter Duo Titans Of The Table

Division 1 winners Geoff Denman, Emma Widdup and Vince Boeske. Photos by Andrea Nicholson

Division 1 runners-up Lee Brake, Barry Patterson and Steven Whiting

Division 2 winners Will VanDeKaa, Lily Boland and Duncan Treloar

Division 2 runners-up Simon Hogan, Noreen Fredericksen and Mark Sleeman with treasurer Donna Abbott

A mother and daughter tasted victory in Mackay Table Tennis night fixture finals this week.

Emma Widdup led her team Bream to a 6-1 win over Barra in division 1, while daughter Lily Boland scored wins over Noreen Fredericksen and Simon Hogan as her side Prawn got up 7-4 over Lobster in division 2.

Emma, Vince Boeske and Geoff Denman had a dream start, racing to a 5-0 lead over Barra (Lee Brake, Barry Patterson and Steven Whiting).

Steven kept his side in the match with a win over Emma -7, 9, 8, -3, 7 but Geoff closed it out for Bream with a win over Barry 9, 8, 9.

Lily is playing her first year of senior fixtures with several other juniors, who are all improving rapidly.

Prawn (Duncan Treloar, Will VanDeKaa and Lily Boland) got up 7-4 over Lobster (Mark Sleeman, Simon Hogan and Noreen Fredericksen) in division 2.

Will and Slee played the match of the night, Will up 9, 6, -10, -11, 10.

Emma lost only one match all season to be leading player in division 1, while comeback king Ian McKay lost just three to take the division 2 prize.

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