DUNNINGTON secured a first win in Tyke Petroleum Men’s tennis league first division with a Bank Holiday weekend stick-up at Wigginton.

Quicker on the draw, Dunn edged an early lead and battled toe-to-toe for a 55-53 steal against the title hopefuls.

In division two, there was another tough Harrogate run for newly-promoted Appleton Roebuck as Starbeck’s Ryan Carrick and Simon Dickinson ran amok with 3-28.

In division six, captain Adam Raistrick led Cawood’s attack against Bubwith, scoring 3-26 with Tim Tillett. Bubwith, however, had strength right down the card with all three pairs scoring 18 games to edge the points in a hard-fought draw.

Selby continue to improve with Daryl Young once again in top form with Aaron Clark at Harlow.

Harrogate Spa are the early leaders of division six, squeezing 8½ points from a close contest at York 4.

With 18 points from their opening two games, Pocklington are the early high-fliers in division seven. James Eaglesfield and Nick Boyd picked out 2½ points from just 21 games won at hosts Heworth 2.

There was a clash of the Titans when Fulford 2 hosted David Lloyd 3 as both fielded 'holiday-bolstered' sides.Tom Craddock and Pip Cook came through for the home side 3-25, whilst Lloyd pair Marc Jones and Aaron McLaren could only manage a point-and-a-half in an unexpectedly tough fixture.

Will Rowntree and Jack Hoare were all guns blazing for David Lloyd 4 at Sheriff Hutton, shooting an unbeatable 2½-22 for the league’s youngsters.

Trevor Cook and Andrew Walton, meanwhile, teamed up for leaders Knaresborough 2 to give recently-relegated hosts Poppleton 3 a fright in division eight. Although Popp' had the strength in depth to claim an inaugural win.

Battlers Bishopthorpe 2 limited the travelling Wilberfoss to just 8½ points. Alan Wilkinson and Tim Brown showed their mettle for Bish, taking 2 points from just 19 games won.