LEADERS SDSC C increased their DAVID WAIN INSURANCE DIVISION ONE lead with a whitewash of fourth-placed Swad Cons A winning 8-0.
Adam Harrison was unplayable as he rattled in four breaks over 30. Lee Wood was left rooted to his seat as Harrison made two breaks of 32 and another two of 40.
Ben Davies was also in fine potting form as he beat Mark Hadley. The silky talents of Henry Tomas proved too much for the reliable Andy Grainger while the talented Harry Farrell beat Paul Slater in some style to complete the 8-0 win.
Alrewas A slipped further behind the leaders after drawing with SDSC D. Raptors’ Colin Kinsella won his first frame against Lee Sherratt fairly easily and was in control of the second before letting his opponent in for the steal.
David Trueman and Andy Rice shared their frames in a a drawn out match.
Ian Hiley was quickly off the mark before Danny Collins hit back with some good pots to take the second frame.
The spoils were also shared in the final match.
Alrewas B closed on their A team, winning 5-3 at the inconsistent Rileys B. Rileys’ Stewart Cameron played well to earn a draw against Will Sherratt.
Ryan Gibbs was in a determined mood as he drew with Alan Wilson in a close match.
Paul Fox did extremely well to take a frame off Alrewas star player Phil Marklew. The duo knocked in breaks of 32 and 31 respectfully.
John Sharpe earned Alrewas the win with a battling display against Adam Farrington – winning both frames despite some good long pots from Farrington.
Newhall B enjoyed a good win against Burton Cons C, winning 5-3 against a side who only turned up with three people.
Cons’ Steve Castledine took the first frame off Martin Hicks but the Newhall player won the second fairly easily.
In the first frame between Carl Glover and Ian Shrive the latter took it on the blue the blue before Glover clinched the second on the pink.
Newhall’s Rob Hamilton, in his debut match, drew with Cons potting machine Mick Buckland.
Willington C got out of jail as they came back from 4-0 down against relegation threatened Woodville S&S A to claim a deserved draw.
Woodville’s Alan Orpwood played his best snooker of the season in beating Dave Budworth with quality pots in both frames.
Pat Ryan continued the good work, claiming the first frame on the black Jonathan Hogarth after potting a good pink before taking the next fairly easily.
The Willington comeback was started by Trevor Heath who played steady snooker all night in beating Jim Marcer despite a 24 break from the Woodville player in the second.
Bill Davidson’s victory over Tony Coleman, with a good mixture of potting and safety play, completed the comeback.
Relegation-haunted Stapenhill B lost 5-3 at home to Burton Cons B. Cons captain Dave Plunkett was the difference between the two sides, and was the only player on the night to take both frames.
Rolleston A narrowly lost out to Stapenhill A, losing 5-3 at home.
Carlos Jeffcoate was in cracking form for Rolleston, and produced some fine pots to beat Bob Sanders in an enjoyable match-up to secure the victory.