Wick & District Pool League - Week 10
5th February 2015
Camps2 have moved to the top of division one after a hard-fought 7-5 win against Crown1 in week ten of the Wick & District Pool League season. With the match tied at 2-2, an outstanding total clearance by Alec Thompson put Camps2 ahead at 3-2 and on their way to victory. The defending champions went on to take a 6-3 lead, but great play from Alan Larnach and Stevie Cunningham helped keep the Crown in the match at 6-4. David Hendry and Derek Johnston combined well in the next doubles frame for Camps2, with Hendry cutting in a tough black to clinch the win. Sinclair Bay climb to third in division one as they became the first side to defeat Retro1 in league play this season.
The Keiss side took an early 3-0 lead, but Retro weren't going to make it easy for them as they battled their way back into the match. Sinclair Bay were 6-5 ahead going into the final frame, and would go on to win all three points thanks to fine play from Greg Simpson and Andrew Mackenzie. Camps1 earned an important victory in their quest to avoid relegation, as they secured a 9-3 win away to The Commercial. Suzanne Carter's side got off to a flying start and raced into a 5-1 lead, before Robert McLeod and Calum McDonald pulled one back for the Lybster team. That's as far as the comeback would go as Camps1 put their foot down to win four of the remaining five frames. Darren Miller and Robbie Powell were the standout players for Camps1 as they both won all of their games.
Craig Durrands Seaforth Club side moved up to second place in the second division thanks to an 8-4 win against Bayview2. The Lybster side put in a very good performance but the club side proved to be stronger on the night. The Queens opened up a seven point lead at the top of division two after yet another impressive display, as they defeated Harpers 8-4. The Francis Street Club and The Mountain Dew also recorded 8-4 victories, over Retro2 and Crown2 respectively. Danny and Michael Innes were the star players for FSC as they won all of their in impressive fashion.
Retro1 5-7 Sinclair Bay
Bayview1 P-P Blackstairs
Camps2 7-5 Crown1
Comm 3-9 Camps1
Queens 8-4 Harpers
Seaforth 8-4 Bayview2
FSC 8-4 Retro2
Crown2 4-8 Mountain Dew
Bayview1 vs Blackstairs to be played on Sunday.
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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