Wick & District Summer Pool League
22nd June 2015
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. Camps1 would create some distance in the next matchup as Ryan Carter earned a 2-0 win against James Ross. Alan Steven and Alan Gibson shared a frame each in the next game as Camps1 maintained their two frame advantage at 5-3.
A nice finish by McGillivray in the next frame stretched Camps1's lead to 6-3 before James Ross pulled one back for Retro. The next frame was a long scrappy one between Sutherland and Honeyman, but a fantastic double on the black by the young Camps player clinched an important victory for the defending champions. The 2012 Summer League Winners Camps2 faced a tricky test away to Sinclair Bay on Monday night, but played well to clinch a hard-fought 8-4 win. The Keiss side got off to a great start as Greg Simpson helped them take a 3-1 lead.
Camps2 battled away and would fight back to tie the match at 4-4 thanks to good play by Robbie Powell and Bruce Honeyman. The last four frames all went the way of the Camps side as they earned another three points in their quest for a second title win. The Commercial secured their first win of the season on Monday night thanks to an 8-4 win against the Mountain Dew. George Zindilis' Lybster side played well to earn an important three points.
Bruce Honeyman's Camps2 side recorded their biggest win of the season in week four of the Wick & District Summer Pool League, as they swept past The Commercial with a 10-2 scoreline. Camps2 and Retro have both won three out of four matches so far this season as they sit in second and third spot respectively, three points behind league leaders Camps1.
Greg Thompson was the standout player for Retro in week four as his 8-ball clearance helped his side earn a 7-5 win against Sinclair Bay. Camps1 kept up their 100% win record as they defeated the Mountain Dew 7-5. Ryan Carter helped his side earn the three points by winning all three of his games, one of which was a total clearance.
Week 3 Results
Camps1 8-4 Retro
Sinclair Bay 4-8 Camps2
Mountain Dew 4-8 Commercial
Week 4 Results
Camps2 10-2 Commercial
Retro 7-5 Sinclair Bay
Mountain Dew 5-7 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.
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.
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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