The Pontone brothers were back to winnings ways at the inter regional qualifiers held on the 20th of Feb at Ormseby ttc. 10year old Leo started the day in the u11’s where he reached the final, meaning has secured his place before his final match. However, Leo wasn’t going home in 2nd place playing some great table tennis he spun his way to victory over his opponent who last time had beaten Leo in the national Cadet League. 12-Year-old Luca was not going to be out done by his younger brother. Luca in a group of 6 for the under 13’s boys came out in 2nd place only losing to top seed Adam Gent. This 2nd place saw him also score a 3-0 win over his younger sibling. Leo came out with a 4th place finish. The under15’s saw Sam Hume fall short by the smallest of margins losing to winner David Gofton and runner up Adam Gent both n the 5th sets. Luca did extremely well to finish joint 3rd in the u15’s boys making it out of his group and then losing in the Semi-final to David Gofton.
Both Leo and Luca now go on to represent the North East at the National Regional Finals in Kettering on the 21st and 22nd of May.