Wick & District Pool League - Week 8
7th January 2014
The race for promotion from Wick & District Pool League's second division hotted up on Monday night as results now see's three teams in joint second place. Retro1 remain undefeated at the top of division two after a hard fought 8-4 victory over Mountain Dew, but with two promotion places up for grabs the big match saw second placed Crown2 host 3rd placed Camps1.
Suzanne Carters Camps side got off to a great start leading 4-2 after the singles and 6-3 after the first set of doubles. The Crown lads battled back to reduce the deficit to 6-5, but Carter and David McGillivray won the final frame to secure a 7-5 win for Camps1. Retro2 continue to impress in their debut season and now join Crown2 and Camps1 on thirteen points after their 7-5 win against the Francis Street Club. The club side were leading 5-3 but a spirited comeback from Retro2 saw them reel off four frames in a row to take all three points.
In division one Bayview1 continue to lead the pack as they earned a 9-3 win over Lybster rivals Commercial. Arthur Bruce knocked in an 8-ball clearance for Bayview. Camps2 remain two points behind the leaders in second place thanks to an impressive 10-2 win over the Queens. Craig Durrand's Seaforth Club side moved off the bottom of the table thanks to a 8-4 victory over Sinclair Bay.
Durrand and Kevin Beales got the club side off to a good start before Gordie Steven and Greg Simpson leveled the match at 2-2. Some fantastic pool saw the Seaforth side win the next five games in a row to seal the points. Crown1 battled to a 7-5 win against Blackstairs in a close match and are third in division one.
Division 1 results
Camps2 10-2 Queens
Blackstairs 5-7 Crown1
Seaforth Club 8-4 Sinclair Bay
Commercial 3-9 Bayview1
Division 2 results
Crown2 5-7 Camps1
Retro2 7-5 FSC
Mountain Dew 4-8 Retro1
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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