TAVY A travelled up the hill to Golf A in the Tavistock Snooker League and came away with all the spoils in a 4-1 win, setting out their stall as serious contenders for the title this year.
Anderson (senior) did not have it all his own way but did enough to take the first point for Tavy A, removing a stubborn Thewlis.
Golf hit back straight away with Whitley beating Monk, a 24 break proving to be the deciding factor.
Anderson (junior) soon had Tavy A in front again as he swept aside Bridgewater in a one sided affair.
The deciding frame for Tavy A came courtesy of Dolan with another controlled frame of snooker as he overcame Golf A’s Nand-Lal, further cementing Dolan’s reputation this season as one of the most improved players.
Tavy A skipper Evans stretched his teams lead in the final frame as he came out on top in the clash of the ‘snooker legends’, taming the mighty Turnbull in a well fought frame.
West Devon A ‘dug in’ at the top of the table with a more than useful local derby 4-1 win over West Devon B.
Morris seems to be rolling back the years this season with another commanding frame against the B teams’ Blewitt to put the A team in front. Lawrence for A fought hard to eventually overcome the guile of the B team’s stalwart Bath to take the A team two up.
3-0 came with the next frame as Kevin Rich made short work of Daniel Rich, a 25 break along the way underlining his superiority.
Tim Taylor for West Devon A team made it four for his side as he continued to confound the pundits with another accomplished performance, dismantling John Rich with ease. With WD A team having one eye on a maximum five it was down to the WD B teams’ Hoar to spoil the party with a sumptuous win over skipper Heathman. And what a win it was, with Hoar producing majestic 48 and 23 breaks to reduce Heathman to a spectator.
Conservative A entertained bottom of the table Golf B, and the gulf between the two sides was there for all to see in a one sided maximum 5-0 win for Con A.
‘Stand in’ Folley continued last season’s run of form with a comfortable win over Goble, backed up by Carruthers who although being kept at bay in the early stages of his frame by Ashe, knocked in a fluent 33 break.
Bell made it three for Con A but was made to fight in the early stages of the frame by a determined performance from Treble showing what a canny player he can be; eventually though Bell’s superior potting came to the fore.
Evans for Con A eventually ran out comfortable winner but not before having to negotiate a tricky patch where Appleton knocked in a superb 19 break.
The five came for Conservative A when Wiles eventually clicked into gear, producing some clinical potting including a tasty 23 break, which Golf’s youngster Tony Smith had no answer to.
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