With three weeks left until the postseason begins, Team 2 took over first place, temporarily dethroning Scared Hitless for at least a week. Gene Erez and Paul Ulyatt dominated to start play in the men’s bracket, foreshadowing the rest of the night. The duo topped Team 5’s Roger Gins and Peter Maclean 7-0. The Fives bounced back, with Anne Williamson and Susan Waldrop edging the Maggies (Mae and St. Denis), 4-3. The Two’s won both mixed doubles matches, outscoring the Fives, 14-6, to earn the win.
In the late matchup, Roger Spinney’s Team 4 edged Steve Mussell’s Fireballs, 23-20. Both teams started the night at 3-4 with a mere 11 total games separating them in the standings. Ann Marie Eddy and Sharon Spinney did their part in the women’s bracket by besting Sarah Waldrop and Rob’n Mussell of the Fireballs, 6-4.