Squash: Greg Lobban hitting kind on the proper time with Scottish title success
Crieff’s Rory Stewart had deposed ten-time champion Alan Clyne – additionally from Inverness – in Saturday’s semi-finals, however he had no reply to Lobban’s flying begin as the highest seed took the opening recreation.
It was quickly all-square, and there was barely a cigarette paper between them for the remainder of the match.
Inverness squash participant Greg Lobban warmed up for subsequent month’s Commonwealth Video games by claiming his second nationwide title on the Scottish Championships in Edinburgh.
Video games three and 4 had been each locked at 9-9, however Lobban nicked each to finish a hard-fought 11-3, 6-11, 11-9, 11-9 win. It was his first Scottish championship since 2013 following seven straight titles for Clyne.
“This has been Clyney’s occasion. He’s the one we’ve all needed to chase!” smiled Lobban.
“It looks like ages in the past that I final received this. I’ve been the primary seed a couple of instances and never received it, so it’s good to lastly get one other one.
“At the moment’s last may have swung both manner within the third and fourth video games, however perhaps my higher expertise bought me over the road.”
Clyne salvaged a bronze medal after defeating former Gordonstoun pupil Fergus Richards within the third place play-off, whereas native lady Georgia Adderley took simply 22 minutes to beat Alison Thomson within the girls’s last.