MISFITS' stint at the top of the North Devon Table Tennis League was short lived as they were brushed aside 8-2 this week by reigning champions Smugglers, whose win put them six points clear of the field in Division 1 as other contenders were involved in

MISFITS' stint at the top of the North Devon Table Tennis League was short lived as they were brushed aside 8-2 this week by reigning champions Smugglers, whose win put them six points clear of the field in Division 1 as other contenders were involved in tight games. Holsworthy A beat fellow strugglers Castle Knights 8-2, so a gap is opening up at both the top and bottom of the division.Rowdies pounding of Hopefuls in Division 2 makes them favourites to take over the leadership from Herons, who lost narrowly to Cruisers. Sweenies are also making their presence felt and moved into third place with a 9-1 win against Dolphins. Holsworthy B completed a good week for the town when they defeated Littleham 6-4, Bob Montague securing his third maximum of the season.Div 1: Castle Knights 2, Holsworthy A 8 (Pete Freeburn 3 ,Dave Salisbury 3); Misfits 2, Smugglers 8 (Riaz Latif 3,Mathew Thomas 3); Smashers 4 (Chris Brown 3) Artics 6; Tornadoes 6 (Kevin Taylor 3), Adjudicators 4.Div 2: Dolphins 1, Sweenies9 (Dave Sweeney 3, Roger Ellis 3); Herons 4, Cruisers 6; Holsworthy B6 (Bob Montague 3), Littleham 4; Hopefuls 1, Rowdies 9 (Malcolm Overson 3, Len Weston 3).