Hotshots and Police hold sway in Snooker League

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Stourbridge & District Snooker League Report 23-24 October 2013 Premier Div results:

Hotshots SC 4 N.Beckley 30, R.Stokes, M.Krstanovic 57, D,Green 39 Pockets SC A 1 A.Smith Brandhall Lab 2 C.Downing, G.Williams Amblecote Inst A 3 R.Clark, D.Petch, D.Oakes Moor Pool & Snooker A 5 W.Knight, C.Price, A.Kensett, M.Richards, J.Trueman Moor Pool & Snooker B 0 Pockets SC B 2 D.Rees, D.Timmington Netherton Sp & Social 3 R.Barnsley, A.Barnett, P.Bowen

West Mid Police 4 C.Southwick, G.Sloan 39,56, P.Gibbons, K.Franklin 42 Kingswinford RBL A 1 A.Davies First Div results: Wombourne 3 J.Wooldridge, R.Mason, S.Taylor Kinver Const B 2 G.Taylor, T.Charnock Amblecote RBL A 2 B.Young, M.Jeffries Kingswinford SC 3 J.Cowan, T.Male, J.Byng

Moor Pool & Snooker C 4 S.Tranter, P.Jones, B.Wakeman, S.Norton Kingswinford Cons A 1 C.Jevons Amblecote Inst B 4 Cary Homer, A.Coley 25, S.Harrison, M.Johnson Stourbridge Inst A 1 P.Bates

Kinver Const C 2 G.Tranter 26, P.Churchman Kinver Const A 3 R.Smith, C.Randle, A.Tromans Baggeridge Social 1 L.Whale Stourbridge Inst B 4 C.Crumpton, M.Hatton, A.Cope, J.Bate

Second Div results: Stourbridge Inst C 1 H.Jones Amblecote RBL B 4 G.Holdnall, Steve Ball, J.Ball, Sam Ball Amblecote Inst D 3 M.Daniels, S.Butcher, R.Jeffries Amblecote Inst C 2 Colin Homer, P.Willis 23

Kingswinford RBL B 1 D.Woodall Kingswinford Cons B 4 S.Smith, P.Morrison, L.Wragg, L.Bennett Kingswinford Cons C 1 R.Blewitt Dibdale SC 4 L.Binfield, G.Skinner, A.Woodbine 30, S.Gregory Amblecote Inst E 2 S.Taylor, L.Taylor

Norton Social B 3 J.Davies, L.Grosvenor, P.Cairns

Premier Div report: The joint leaders of the Premier Division both impressed with 4-1 victories;

Hotshots SC of Langley beat 3rd placed Pockets SC A 4-1 thanks to Neil Beckley, Roy Stokes, Milan Krstanovic, with a 57 break & Dave Green, whose 39 break made it 6/6 wins for the season, inflicting the first defeat on John Betton.

Andy Smith took the frame for Pockets, now 7 points adrift of the leading pair.

Pete Gibbons of West Midland Police is also undefeated as he, Carl Southwick, Gavin Sloan, with visits of 39 & 56, and Kev Franklin, with the help of a 42 break, matched Hotshots’ result against Kingswinford RBL A. Anthony Davies took some consolation for the Legion.

Amblecote Inst A eased into a share of 4th place with a good 3-2 win on the tables of Brandhall Labour, Rob Clark, Dan Petch & Dave Oakes on the mark, and Netherton Sports & Social maintained their bright start with a 3-2 win at Pockets SC B to also lie 4th. Rich Barnsley, Paul Bowen & Andy Barnett, with a fine black ball finish, won for Netherton, while Pockets’ Danny Rees had to come back from 35 points behind against Steve Howell, to preserve his unbeaten record.

Moor Pool & Snooker A won their first match, in some style too, taking all five frames against their B team. Warren Knight, Chris Price, Adam Kensett, Mike Richards & Jack Trueman bowling them over.

First Div report: The top four sides in the first Division won with Amblecote Inst A still leading by a single point after beating Stourbridge Inst A 4-1. Cary Homer, Adam Coley, Sam Harrison & Matt Johnson won after Mick Cook’s black ball defeat by Paul Bates.

Moor Pool & Snooker C won 4-1 at home to Kingswinford Cons A with Steve Tranter doing well to beat Wayne Whitmore, and they are a point ahead of 3rd placed Stourbridge Inst B who enjoyed their best result of the season with a 4-1 win at Baggeridge Social. Chris Crumpton, Mark Hatton, Alan Cope & Jon Bate won with Luke Whale taking a consolation frame for the hosts.

There’s just another point back to the 4th placed team, Kinver Const A who pipped their C team 3-2 thanks to Arnie Tromans’ black ball decider. Earlier, the C team’s Graham Tranter made it 6 wins out of six, the only player in the division with a perfect record.

John Cowan, Thomas Male, & John Byng combined for Kingswinford SC to win 3-2 away to Amblecote RBL A, lifting themselves off the foot of a closely-grouped league, while Wombourne just got the better of Kinver’s B team 3-2 thanks to John Wooldridge, Bob Mason & Stuart Taylor.

Second Div report: After losing their first match last week, Norton Social B recovered their poise with a 3-2 win away to Amblecote Inst E. Joe Davies, the unbeaten Luke Grosvenor, and Pete Cairns won, with Stephen Taylor & his sister, Louise, replying for the home team.

Norton’s advantage was trimmed to two points, however as Kingswinford Cons B dropped only one frame, Dave Woodall’s debut success for Kingswinford RBL B. Sam Smith continued his strong, unbeaten return to the Cons team.

Third placed Dibdale SC won 4-1 away to Kingswinford Cons C, Laurence Binfield, Gary Skinner & Alan Woodbine winning well before Simon Gregory made it 4-0 on the black. The experienced Roy Blewitt reduced the deficit in the final frame.

Amblecote RBL B, a week on from winning at Norton, won 4-1 at Stourbridge Inst C to move to within 5 points of the leaders with a game in hand. Graham Holdnall, Steve Ball and his sons, Jack & Sam, won four well-contested frames before Harry Jones earned a point for the home team.

Amblecote Inst D just got the better of their C team when Rob Jeffries took the deciding frame, handing Mark Colbourne his first defeat.

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