WIGGINTON Tennis Club continue to lead the way in three of the eight Tyke Petroleum York Men's Tennis League tiers.

Despite neither having a match in division one, Wiggy hold a marginal advantage over nearest rivals David Lloyd York, the seconds extended their lead over Fulford in division two and the third team are steaming ahead in division four.

Division one's third-placed David Lloyd Harrogate enjoyed a 59-49 derby win at Racquets. Consistent scoring from all three visiting pairs of Tom Collyer/Rich Bancroft, Chris James/Mark Coombs and Ed Appleyard/Mat Abel was key to the victory.

York 1 eased their relegation worries with a home win over Poppleton 1.

David Lloyd York 2 had a resounding 85-23 home win over Rowntree Park 1 in division two. All three home pairs of Matt Collins/Freddie Booth, Asa Stanley/Jack Hoare and Marc Jones/Paul Harrison recorded scores north of 20, with 32 from the first pair a particular highlight.

All the visiting pairs scored heavily as Wetherby won 78-30 at Poppleton 2 and Wigginton 2 are five points clear at the summit after scraping past Starbeck 56-52.

York 2 have a commanding lead in division three, putting Racquets 2 to the sword 69-39, with all three pairs of Jez Catchpole/John Logan, Neil Johnson/Howard Pallister and Jamie Winspear/Nick Linfoor registering scores in the twenties.

Sutton-upon-Derwent’s first team are 15 points behind York, but do have a game in hand. They inflicted a bruising 75-33 defeat on visitors Wilberfoss, with first pair of Max and Zak Los making a loss of only eight of their 36 games.

Bubwith won 58-50 at David Lloyd Harrogate, founded in the main on a superb 27 from first pair Doug Smith and Liam Moore.

Rowntree Park 2 beat visitors Copmanthorpe 2 58-50 in division four. A fine 23 from the hosts' Martin O’Connell and Pete Richardson was enough to secure victory, a battling 21 from the visiting Mark Blackburn and Rob Abbot notwithstanding.

Harrogate Spa edged home 57-51 over Strensall. Chris Dight and Andrew Davis top scored for the Harrogate side with 22, while the visiting pairs of Mark Howarth/James Whitwell and Ryan Gale/Ben Brown both scored in the twenties.

Wetherby 2 had a comfortable home win over Knaresborough 1.

Selby kept up their blistering form in division five with a 75-33 home win over David Lloyd York 3. The centrepiece was a dominant display from hosts pair of Jack Wood and Dave Stewart's splendid 28 games.

Close behind Selby are York 3, who won convincingly 86-22 at Appleton Roebuck 2. Visiting pairs Jack Lewis/Bradley Austin and Dave Duffy/James Hirst both scored 30.

Sutton-upon-Derwent 2 recorded a convincing 62-46 win at Bishopthorpe 1 in division six. All the visiting pairs of Stuart Turner/James Sweeting, Vincent Price/Richard Morris and Jon Los/Steve Parkin scored heavily, while a dogged 18 from the veteran duo of Sam Watson and David Moore was the highlight for the hosts.

Boston Spa 2 now top this division following a fine 72-36 home win over York 4. Pocklington are a close second and firmed up their promotion prospects with a big win, 72-36 at Wilberfoss 2.

Division seven is very tight, with only seven points separating the top four. Big winners of the weekend were Cawood, beating the visiting Heworth 2 79-29. The highlight was a spectacular 29 from the first pair of Dan Bridge-Clarke and Tim Tillett.

The week’s top scorers were first-placed Strensall 2’s Rich Scott and Ross Welsh, with a near-flawless 34 games at Wigginton 5 in division eight. Scores of 30 and 27 from Clark Howard/Dan Simmonite and Tom Warrington/Tom Roe completed the victory which sees the Strensall side tighten their grip on the table’s top spot.

Almost as wide a margin of victory was secured by Knaresborough 2 at home to New Earswick. Mike and Brad Triffit were on fire with a bruising 32-game total, making them the week’s second-top scorers.

David Lloyd York 4 edged Bishopthorpe 2 56-52.