Wick And District Pool League - Week 3
5th November 2014
The Mountain Dew have joined the Queens Hotel at the top of Wick & District Pool League's Division Two, thanks to a convincing 9-3 victory over Crown2 on Monday Night. Andy Bunn's Mountain side got off to a great start and took a 3-1 lead, but Crown2 bounced back to trail 4-3. Mountain Dew took control of the match and won the five remaining frames, with John Cowie and Michael Sutherland winning all three of their games. The Queens Hotel secured another three points this week thanks to a hard fought 8-4 win away to Harpers.
The Seaforth Club clinched their second win of the season as they defeated Bayview2 8-4 out in Lybster. The star performer of the match was Kevin Beales, who knocked in an 8-ball clearance in the opening frame. The other match in division two saw a tight affair as Retro2 hosted the Francis Street Club. The home side played well to take a 5-2 lead, but the Francis St Club worked hard to battle back into the match as they trailed 6-5 with one frame to play. Retro2 would hold their nerve to win their first game of the season. Michael Geary put in an excellent performance for the Retro side, and Chrissy & Craig Nicholson won all of their frames to help their side to a 7-5 win.
Lybster's Bayview1 moved to the top of the first division thanks to a convincing 9-3 away win against the Blackstairs. Crown1 trailed 6-3 against defending champions Camps2 but played well to win the last three games to earn a draw. At 6-5 down, it was Stevie Cunningham who made a fantastic 6-ball clearance to win an important point for his side. Andrew Mackenzie was the standout player for Sinclair Bay as he helped his team go 6-4 ahead in their home match against Retro1.
The last two frames were extremely close, but it was the Retro side who would win them to end the match in a 6-6 draw. George Zindilis got his Commercial side off to a good start away to Camps1, but wins from Suzanne Carter, David McGillivray, Robbie Powell, and Mark Alexander saw the Camps race into a 4-1 lead. Eddie James pulled one back for Commercial, but Camps2 proved to be stronger in their doubles games to earn a 7-5 win.
Week 3 Results
Sinclair Bay 6-6 Retro1
Crown1 6-6 Camps2
Camps1 7-5 Commercial
Blackstairs 3-9 Bayview1
Bayview2 4-8 Seaforth Club
Harpers 4-8 Queens
Mountain Dew 9-3 Crown2
Retro2 7-5 FSC
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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