Trophies for Lincolnshire squash fire fighters

The Fire Service Squash team, minus Mark Housam.
The Fire Service Squash team, minus Mark Housam.

Lincolnshire were amongst the trophies at the Fire Service National Squash and Racketball Championships, held in Nottingham.

Mark Housam, Simon Jackson, Ady Proctor and Jason Green - all members of Boston Squash Club - made up the four-man team.

In the main squash event, Green and Housam both lost in the first round, while Proctor reached the semis, before being beaten by number one seed Pete O’Hara.

In the over 35s squash event, Housam, Greeen and Jackson all suffered early defeats while Proctor again reached the last four, losing out again to O’Hara.

The squash over 35s Plate, Green met teammate Jackson in the final with Green winning 3-0.

Green was partnered with O’Hara in the doubles, while Proctor teamed up with Martin Nash, before the two teams met in the final, O’Hara and teammate Green winning.

Green lost his first round to match in the Squash Points Handicapped event, Jackson also missing out in the first round.

In the main racketball draw Housam defeated teammate Jackson but was forced to pull out of the tournament.

Jackson replaced him, reaching the semis before losing to Simon McGreavy.

Proctor eased into the semis before losing to Nash.

In the racketball plate Jackson faced Shaun Cramer in the final, the latter winning.

However, with Jackson being runner-up in the squash over 35s plate and racketball plate, Proctor coming second in the doubles and Green winning the doubles and squash over 35s plate, the team had done themselves proud.

Pictured are Jackson, Proctor and Green.