WIGGINTON are the in-form club in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League with their first team still unbeaten in division one and two of their other teams also topping their respective divisions.

The new pairing of Oli Hicks and Denise Crane were again undefeated as Wiggy's first team won at Fulford.

The leaders this week take on second-placed Poppleton, who beat Rufforth last time out with Nick and Rebecca Turnbull losing just one game in the biggest win of the round.

York stayed third after their win at Wetherby Castlegarth, Matt Everatt and Lou Lister winning their second rubber 11-1 in an otherwise well-matched game.

In division two, York dropped to third after a surprise first defeat of term - a determined Bubwith getting their first points led by Doug Smith and Jill Rounce.

Sherburn are second on games-difference after a big win against Heworth in which Tristan Gretton and Rachel Huggins took 34 games and Stephen Duree and Alison Wortley 31.

The top two met in division three as Wigginton ended Wilberfoss's perfect record and replaced them at the summit. Phil Langley and Sue Espiner just out-scoring Ben Storey and Anna Bradshaw.

Neil Johnson and Siobhan Gilfillan opened with a match-winning 10-2 to keep York in the promotion hunt in third place on games-difference, just six behind the top two after the visit of Riccall.

Bishopthorpe rose out of the relegation places after their first win, against Poppleton, led by James Parker and Emma Cashmore.

Wetherby Castlegarth went top of division four on games-difference after a big win at Poppleton.

They replaced Fulford who themselves had a good win at Tollerton, Nigel Skelton and Sue Watson unbeaten.

Only games-difference now separates the top four in division five.

Unbeaten Ed Stephenson and Lisa Garland helped David Lloyd into pole position with victory over Dunnington.

Andy Ivel and Judith Evans were Rufforth's match-winners as they moved second with victory over the previously unbeaten Wilberfoss.

Stillington are fourth after victory at Rowntree Park, Peter Jones and Liz Burdett sealed the win, finishing with a 12-0 success.

Wigginton top division six thanks to a high-scoring first round in which Adam Houghton and Jill King won 10-2 to set up victory over Heworth.

Bishopthorpe lost their perfect record by just two games after their visit to New Earswick as they were unable to beat Anthony Georgiou and Lisa Debenham.

Appleton Roebuck head the four teams just below the top two on a games-difference, their experienced side easing passed winless Poppleton.

Bubwith stayed top of division seven but only just after edging visitors Rufforth by four games - Rufforth's Dan Russell and Phillipa Page going unbeaten.

Mark Dadvar and Clare Fuller were top-scorers for second-placed Copmanthorpe whose victory sent opponents Dunnington into the relegation zone.

Only two points cover the top seven teams in division eight.

Wigginton took advantage of previous leaders Bishopthorpe's first loss to go top with a win against Wistow. Top-scorers Andy Galloway and Yvonne Petruso included a 12-0 win.

David Lloyd moved out of the bottom two by beating previously undefeated Bishopthorpe, inspired by top-scorers Phil Rigby and Chris Twigge.

Josh Hunt and Dot Hornby bagged 33 games as Tollerton beat Wheldrake to go fourth.

Lee Brayford and Katy Fowler were division nine leaders David Lloyd's match-winners as they edged Bishopthorpe, their 12-0 victory being vital.

l VIRTUALLY all the matches in the Fulford Ladies' Invitational League were lost to the weather on Saturday.