Sunraysia players at the top of the table

DESPITE lacking regular match practice, two Sunraysia table tennis players successfully defended their state titles this week.

Kate Carmichael and Matt Avers have trophies to show for their recent successes.  Picture: Louise Donges

Kate Carmichael and Matt Avers have trophies to show for their recent successes. Picture: Louise Donges

Matt Avers (junior singles) and Kate Carmichael (open women’s singles) won their second consecutive titles at the 66th Victorian Country Table Tennis Championships in Bendigo.

Their achievements were particularly impressive given the Sunraysia Table Tennis Association pennant competition remains indefinitely postponed while the storm-damaged Irymple Leisure Centre – where the association is based – is repaired.

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