Election week didn't distract the strong-willed competitors in the Wednesday night mixed squash competition.
Team 1 Keegan beat Team 6 Collett with wins for Jesse Keegan, Morgan Mahlo, Steve Elliot, Brett Mahlo, Katie Hailes, Yvonne Tracey, Troy Seers and Jarrod Collett continues to improve winning in four, while there was blood shed on court two after a wayward follow through from Kial Huysmans connected with Nathan Garton's top lip to leave a crimson trail behind as went off to get patched up.Nathan resumed but went down gallantly in five games.
Team 2 Gannon snuck home against Team 5 Bigg with wins for Glenn Atkinson, Steve Bigg, Peter Brearley, Kynan Baker, Brock Gannon and Steve Blackwood.
'Diving' David Neil and Lawry Brayne came back from two games down to win in five while Lisa Doherty returning after a three-year absence still showed she retained her skills to beat Kym Knight in a classic five game encounter.
Team 3 Baker luckily defeated Team 4 Thurtell with wins for a fortunate Toby Baker, Scott Burke, Belinda Thurtell, Graham Kidson, Albert Cavalli, Matt Wilson, racket breaking James Cole, and the pest Grant Michell playing French royal tennis champion Chris Doucas set a record for the shortest time for a five game match played in just under 10 minutes with four shots being the longest rally in the match.
The colourful John Hannan played the equally colourful Jackie Kirk in arguably the match of the night with plenty of controversy and refereeing advice from John the order of the night.
John won in five marathon games.
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