UTech clip UWI in Intercol table tennis


November 14, 2015
Kane Watson

As the Intercol table tennis competition continued on Thursday, University of Technology (UTech) pipped the University of the West Indies (UWI) 3-2 in a male's contest.

After this result, UTech and UWI are tied atop the standings with six points apiece, ahead of G.C. Foster on three.

UWI have completed their fixtures, while UTech and G.C. Foster each have a match left to play against each other. The top-two finishers will contest the final.

In individual results, Glen-Ross McDonald crushed Ryan Peters 3-0 (11-6, 11-8, 11-5), and Alexander Thomas outplayed Jordan Hazle 3-1 (8-11, 11-4, 13-11, 11-5) in single's match victories for UTech.

In doubles action, McDonald and Kane Watson overpowered Hazle and Mark Phillips 3-0 (11-7, 11-9, 11-7) for UTech's third triumph.

Phillips stunned former three-time national champion Kane Watson 3-1 (11-9, 11-6, 11-13, 11-9), and Darryl Gordon nipped Curtis Dehaney 3-2 (11-8, 11-8, 8-11, 8-11, 14-12) for UWI's two consolation wins.

The competition continues next Thursday with UTech entertaining G.C. Foster in a male's duel, the last match of the preliminary rounds.

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