Wick & District Pool League - Sumer Pool Leaguie Starts
26th May 2015
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. An extremely close & edgy final frame saw Stuart Mackenzie hold his nerve well to pot the black to clinch the three points for the Camps side. Retro got their summer campaign off to a great start thanks to an 8-4 win against Camps "2".
After sharing the opening four frames, it was James Ross who helped Retro go into a two frame lead thanks to victory against Andy Mcwatt. Tam Sutherland and Robbie Powell tied their match 1-1 as Retro held onto their two frame advantage at 5-3. Sutherland, Ross, and Greg Thomson all played well in the second set of singles as they went on to seal the win and the three points.
The Mountain Dew produced the upset of the night on Monday as they secured an 8-4 win against Sinclair Bay. Andy Bunn's side played extremely well to get their season off to an ideal start, and will look to continue their good form into next weeks match against Camps "2". The aim for all teams this season is to finish in the top two, where those teams will meet in a two legged final for the summer league trophy.
Week 1 Results
Camps1 7-5 Commercial
Retro 8-4 Camps2
Mountain Dew 8-4 Sinclair Bay
Week 2 Fixtures
Commercial vs Retro
Camps2 vs Mountain Dew
Sinclair Bay vs Camps1
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.
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.
From Left; Colin Banks, Alan Stewart, Scott Risbridger, Alan Larnach (Captain), Martin Hill, Stevie Cunningham, with Lynda Donn (Owner). Photograph By Ryan Carter..
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