UNBEATEN Copmanthorpe have risen to the top of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League’s seventh division.

Victories over Riccall and in a tight encounter against Stillington, which saw them prevail by just ten games, saw Cop hit the summit.

Stillington’s Tim and Sophie Adams were unbeaten but Graham Garbett and Claire Fuller started with two 9-3 wins and, in the final round, Rob Abbott and Lynda Withers secured victory.

Sutton upon Derwent enjoyed three good wins, starting with Nick Hobson and Goldie Crosby, who racked up 31 games against Cliffe.

The going was a little tougher against Riccall with the winning margin only two games, mainly thanks to Hobson and Sally Simpson ending with an 8-4 triumph.

Hobson and Simpson were again top scorers during a more comfortable contest against Bubwith.

Poppleton won their top-two meeting in division one, with Nick and Rebecca Turnbull just gaining the edge over Wigginton's Ben Walker and Eleanor Bradshaw to seal the match.

York beat their second team despite Pete Goodall and Kathryn Place ending with an 8-4 win.

Govind Baker and Ruth Painter led Fulford to a narrow win against Wetherby Castlegarth.

Division two leaders David Lloyd recorded another two wins.

Dave Thompson and Stella Penku won 30 games against Sutton upon Derwent and David James and Zeynep Aslan collected just one fewer to see off Fulford.

York overcame Sherburn, led by the unbeaten Richard Cranidge and Emma Waters and a 10-2 final-round win for Andy Graham and Laura Brown.

In division three, table-topping Wigginton, spearheaded by Ben Storey and Anna Bradshaw, beat Riccall.

York defeated Wilberfoss 12-0 with Neil Johnson and Beth Barker top scorers, while

Appleton Roebuck shared their second draw of the season against Poppleton.

Top-scorers Mick Miller and Ellie Page ensured Bishopthorpe ran out winners at Rowntree Park.

Fulford's Pat Herriott and Pauline Craddock won 28 games as they beat Copmanthorpe to take over the division four leadership.

Top-scorers Nick Pears and Louise Dwyer finished with a 10-2 triumph to inspire David Lloyd to victory over Wetherby Castlegarth.

Tollerton got the better of York led by the unbeaten Josh Hunt and Helen McDonald and followed that success up with a win at Poppleton thanks to Callum Gration and Pippa Bailey, who were also undefeated.

Tony and Fiona White racked up 26 games as new division five leaders David Lloyd proved too strong for Rufforth.

Wilberfoss edged past Alne by four games with Dan Jacques and Dinah Burke unbeaten.

A high-scoring final round saw Stillington take the points against Cawood, while Gareth Wigdahl and Sara Grinnell won 25 games to help Dunnington claim their first win.

Wigginton still top division eight with Connor Firth and Sandra Burley claiming 30 games in a triumph over Tollerton.

Gary Cashmore and Julia Sykes won all three rubbers 8-4 as Bishopthorpe eased past Wilberfoss.

High-scoring Phil Rigby and Chris Twigge won 33 games for David Lloyd during a win against Wheldrake.

David Lloyd stayed unbeaten in division nine after winning against Poppleton, with Lee Brayford and Katy Fowler victorious in 33 games.

John Clare and Pam Mason won 26 games as Fulford saw off Rufforth, while Bill Clarke and Carolyn Taylor went one better in a win at Dunnington.

Top scorers of the week were New Earswick's Keith Pearson and Theresa Roberts with 34 games as their team retained top spot in division ten after winning at Bishopthorpe.

Earswick then followed that up with another big win against Wilberfoss, as Richard Scott and Emily Broadbent shone.