Victory for Carlisle and Appleby (and James Worsick)

Carlisle B (A cup) and Appleby (B cup) won the Cumbria Squash Cups this year, backing up their wins in the county leagues. In the A cup, Carlisle B beat Carlisle A 3-1, with victories for James Worsick at 1, Wayne Kingston at 2, and Matty Pate at 3. At 4, Ash Hunter playing for Carlisle A beat Steve Benson 3-2, winning the last 13-11 to secure the A team’s consolation victory of the evening. The B cup final was closer, a 2-2 draw between Appleby and Kendal C. Mitch Dowding and Andrew Furness won for Appleby, with Steve Cooper and Olly Heaton winning for Kendal. But Appleby’s superior “games won” secured the trophy. In the leagues, Appleby won division 2 (winning 11 out of 12), and Carlisle B the first division with 12 victories from their 12 games. Player of the season this year was Carlisle B’s No 1 – James Worsick.