WIGGINTON Tennis Club have made a superb start to the Tyke Petroleum Men’s League season, with three of their five teams topping their respective divisions.

Their first team went top of division one with an excellent 83-25 away day victory at Racquets in Harrogate, the seconds top division two after a home win over Wetherby and the fourth team lead the way in division four.

For Wigginton 1, each of the pairs of Ben Walker and James Shaw, James Denmark and Phil Langley, and Ollie Hicks and Nils Morozs scored in the high twenties.

David Lloyd York are a close second in the top tier, after Sherburn conceded their match with the defending champions, while a 24-game haul from Rich Bancroft and Tom Collyer helped David Lloyd Harrogate beat York 62-46.

An excellent 27 from Andy Withers and Ian Grasby helped secure Wigginton 2's 69-39 victory over Wetherby.

Fulford 1 are just one point behind, though, after beating Poppleton 2 82-26, in which Richard Parker and Govind Baker supplied a near-flawless 31.

Boston Spa 1 and David Lloyd York 2 fought out a thrilling 54-54 draw.

York 2 are in a commanding position in division three, having beaten basement side Bubwith 67-41. Howard Pallister and Neil Johnson led the way with 25 games.

Alne & Tollerton are yet to win a match this season, going down 74-34 against Racquets 2.

Wigginton 3 won 64-44 at Copmanthorpe 2 in division four.

Knaresborough 1 and Strensall 1 drew 54-54 and Rowntree Park 2 enjoyed the narrowest possible victory - 55-53 - over Wetherby 2.

The top of division five is a very tight affair, with Selby and David Lloyd York 3 on 24 points, closely followed by York 3 on 20.

The latter two fought out a close match, with David Lloyd finally getting across the line 56-52, with Richard Doughty and Mick Douglas' 20 games the decisive factor.

Selby had a more comfortable 67-41 win at Riccall, following consistent scoring of 24, 23 and 20 from Jack Wood and Arron Clarke, Marc Hodge and Daryl Young, and Richard Dawes and Paul Reddish, respectively.

Pocklington top division six following a thrilling 71-37 victory at home to York 4.

Boston Spa 2 are in hot pursuit, comprehensively beating hosts Poppleton 3 77-31, including a magnificent 29 from Jordan Gregory and Marc Mottershead.

A depleted Harrogate Spa 2 lost 75-33 at home to Wheldrake, who are four points behind division seven leaders Sheriff Hutton after their 63-45 home win over Harlow.

Newly-formed Strensall 2 hold a narrow lead in division eight, beating Bishopthorpe 2 62-46. Superb team consistency proved decisive, with all three Strensall pairs north of the 20-game mark.

Dunnington are a mere half-point behind the leaders despite a narrow 58-50 defeat by visiting Knaresborough 2, for whom a superb 32 from Mike and Brad Triffitt proved to be key to victory.