Wick & District Pool League - Week One
23rd May 2014
The Queens Hotel got their Wick & District Summer Pool League title defense off to a great start on Monday night thanks to an 8-2 away win against the Mountain Dew. Perry Campbell's side raced into a 6-0 lead to secure all three points in their opening match of the 2014 season. Campbell and Scott Risbridger won all three of their games for the Queens Hotel on their way to a comfortable victory.
An exceptional team performance from 2012 champions Camps Bar "2" earned them an impressive 9-1 win against the Francis Street Club. After missing the black for a total clearance in the opening frame, Ryan Carter went on to knock in an 8-ball and 7-ball clearance in his next two frames to help his side earn the three points. David Hendry and Gary Oag were also in form, and a nice 7-ball clearance by Bruce Honeyman completed what was a great team effort. Shane Honeyman and Dave Mcgillivray both won all three of their games to help their Camps Bar "1" side earn a 7-3 away win against Retro "2".
At 3-1 down the Retro team fought back to 3-2, with Mark Nicolson and Liam Farquhar leaving their opponents with 7 balls left on the table. Honeyman and Mcgillivray would win the next three frames to clinch the three points for Camps "1".
Andrew Edwards and James Ross were the star players for Retro "1" on Monday night, winning all three of their games to help their side earn a 5-5 draw against Sinclair Bay. The Keiss side were 5-3 ahead, but Edwards and Ross won the next two games to earn a well deserved point.
The Commercial Hotel had a free week, but will host Camps Bar "2" next Monday.
Week One Results
Mountain Dew 2-8 Queens Hotel
Camps Bar "2" 9-1 Francis St Club
Retro "2" 3-7 Camps Bar "1"
Sinclair Bay 5-5 Retro "1"
Free Week = Commercial
2015 Wick & District Summer League Final. Suzanne Carter's Camps "1" have won the Wick & District Summer Pool League for the second year in a row after a 12-8 victory against Camps "2" in this years final.
The 2015 Wick & District Summer Pool League Final will be an all Camps Bar affair as Camps "2" earned the draw they needed on Monday night to secure their place in this years final. Defending champions Camps "1" secured their place in the final last week and made sure they finished the league campaign at the top of the table.
Camps Bar "1" have secured a place in the 2015 Wick & District Summer Pool League final after a hard fought 7-5 victory over The Mountain Dew on Monday night. The Mountain side started well thanks some outstanding potting from Philip Hilton as he defeated Ryan Carter 2-0 to help his team take a 3-1 lead.
The big match in week three of the Wick & District Summer Pool League saw Camps1 defeat Retro 8-4 in a top of the table clash. The match was tied at 2-2 in the early stages, after 1-1 draws between Greg Thomson & Dave McGillivray and Tam Sutherland & Shane Honeyman.
Retro & Camps1 are the only teams to retain their 100% record in week two of the Wick & District Summer Pool League, and will go head to head against each other next week. Retro made the trip out to Lybster to play The Commercial, and kept up their winning ways thanks to a 9-3 victory.
The Wick & District Summer Pool League got underway on Monday night, as defending champions Camps "1" got off to a winning start after a hard-fought 7-5 victory against a tough Commercial Side. Ryan Carter, making his debut for Camps "1", won all three of his frames to help his new side earn a 6-5 lead going into the final frame.
Camps Bar "2" players Ryan Carter and Bruce Honeyman have won the Bfest Annual Pairs Championship for the third year in a row. The Blackstairs Lounge hosted the weekend event, where teams had to qualify from the group stages to make it through to the semi finals on the Sunday.
WIck & District Pool league's 2015 Captains Cup Finalists. One of the best Captains Cup finals in recent memory was won by Ryan Cook by six frames to four Left Ryan Cook, Right Ryan Carter.
Queens Hotel are this seasons Wick and District Pool League Division 2 champions, having defeated the Francis Street Club in the league decider. Played in the Seaforth Highlanders Club, this league decider was necessary because both teams finished on the same points with equal frame differences.
Steve Atkins' Bayview1 side have won the 2015 Rockwater Shield for a second time after a hard fought victory over the Queens Hotel. The team from Lybster, having previously won this knockout competition and having been strong contenders in league Division One were most people's strong favourites going in to the final against newly promoted Wick side Queens Hotel and indeed ran out 6-1 winners.
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