Bishop Auckland TTC sent 5 players to compete in the first ever Blitz TTC 2 star in Gainsborough on the 24th of January.
The day started well with Anya Milne reaching the final of the u11 girls, beating England number 7 and second seed Lucy Gent in her group before losing out to England number 2 Amy Marriot in the Final. Amy also Beat Anya in the u13 girls at the quarter final stages. Leo Pontone reached the Semis of the u11 plate event before going down, older brother Luca reached the quarter finals of the u13’s and last 16 of the cadet boys in both cases narrowly losing in the 5th to seeded players. The junior Boys saw Jack Jacomb score a good win in his group over a higher ranked player to see him take a spot in the last 16 where he just lost out in the 5th. Lee Tinkler found himself in the plate event after just losing out 11-9 in the 5th to much higher ranked Kieran Wardell. Lee maintained his form and scored two unexpected wins over higher ranked players to reach the final, where he did things the hard way coming back from 2-0 down to win the final 3-2.