Good results of the players of Club Totana TM in the Open city of Lorca de Table Tennis played this weekend at the San José Pavilion in the City of the Sun.
On Saturday morning there was totanera representation in the benjamín, alevín and children categories.
SECOND AND THIRD POSITION IN BENJAMIN.
In the Benjamin category, Cesar Tejedor and Domingo González participated in our club.
Cesar despite his young age already has experience in competition, passed the group stage as first and after two playoffs he planted in the final with Marcos Oliva of Club Roquetas.
The roqueteño, current runner-up in Spain, was above his rivals and won the test in this category.
On the other hand Domingo González did not accuse his inexperience and passed the group phase and then finally being third.
In the juvenile category we had Víctor Vélez who failed to qualify for the final phase although he was later champion of consolation.
IN CHILDREN ANOTHER SECOND AND THIRD POSITION.
In the children's category Pepe Carreño, Cayetano Rodríguez and Francisco López were our representative.
Highlight the progression shown by Francisco who managed to get into the final phase but was later eliminated.
Pepe and Cayetano also entered the final table, who went rounds until they faced each other in the semifinal, with Cayetano who played the final Diego Feliú of Cartagena won.
The fourth place went to Miguel Angel Molina of Eliocroca de Lorca who had to overcome Pepe to be third.
IN VETERANS OF NEW SECOND AND THIRD POSITION.
On Saturday afternoon the large category of veterans with the participation of seven totaneros was disputed.
Highlight the second place of Pedro Miguel Ruíz and the third of Vicente Carreño.
Both passed the first cut of the groups and several qualifiers until they faced each other in the semifinals.
Victory for Pedro and Vicente had to settle for the fight for third place that won Pedro Marín de Calasparra.
Precisely this player was the one who in the quarterfinals had eliminated Domingo Méndez away from the podium.
Good role also made Julian Cerón who improved his last interventions by beating the first cut and making good games until he was eliminated in the round of eighths.
Agustín Tudela failed to pass this first phase like Mariano and both got the consolation picture in which Mariano was champion reaching the final that won José María Moral de La Nave.
Also highlight Juan Tejedor who in his first participation in competition also passed the first cut.
IN THE THIRD PLACE ABSOLUTE CATEGORY.
On Sunday the queen category was disputed, the absolute with participation of level players in search of the cash prize.
Very prominent the third place of Julián Méndez with great parties in which he alternated his defense with good counterattacks.
Also outstanding is the seventh place of veteran Domingo Méndez who raised his level from the previous day to reach the quarterfinals.
Pedro M Ruíz, Santiago and Domingo Jr. who passed the first cut and Cerón and Mariano who were left out also took part in this category.
The champion of the test was Miguel Molina of CD Murcia who won in the final Juan Pedro Sánchez, totanero in the ranks of UCAM Cartagena.
Next weekend there is an important and beautiful test for veterans.
In Ocaña will be played on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 Interterritorial Veterans Championship in which teams face by Autonomous Communities.
In Murcia teams there will be three players from our club.
Vicente Carreño and Pedro M. Ruíz together with Mateo Martínez de Lorca will form the team of 40 and Domingo Méndez together with Francisco Cano de La Nave and Francisco Cascales de Murcia the 50.
The national leagues will begin the following weekend Saturday 28.