LDBSA Week 5 report..


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3rd October 20223
Woodhall Spa Con Club A34Lincoln Snooker Club C
Lincoln Snooker Club A 52Newark Con Club A
Lincoln Snooker Club D25Lincoln Snooker Club B
Lincoln Snooker Club E34Moorlands & Railway A

Con Club Newark lost their first game of the season away against League Leaders Lincoln Snooker Club A. Daren Doughty put the Snooker Club one up when he played Adam Sears winning in a high scoring frame 74-54. Con Clubs Matt Bavin levelled the scores with a very good win over Matt Ransome. Matt Made up for that defeat when he defeated Adam 49-15. Matt Lee extended the snooker clubs lead when he defeated Dale Schofield with the help of a 50 break. Gavin Whittle made sure of victory when he won his two frames against Adam and Matt. Matt Lee lost his first match of the season when he faced Dale Schofield, Dale winning 69-42. This win leaves Lincoln Snooker Club A 3 points clear and the Con Club Newark remain in second place. The Con Club at Woodhall Spa lost a bit of ground on the leading two when they were beaten 3-4 against Lincoln Snooker Club C. Damen Sykes won the opening two frames against Kieron Richards-Witham.  Woodhall Spa hit back and took the next three frames which saw victories for Neil Dowlman winning against Damen and twice against Chris Robinson. This left team Captain Lee Applewhite needing to win the last two frames of the night which he did against Nigel Salmon.

Lincoln Snooker Club B won 5-2 against stablemates Lincoln Snooker Club D. Glenn Foster put the B team one up with a 55-27 win over Paul Firmstone Dave Norman and Rick Epton extended their lead with wins over Adam Hanson and Stu Cannings. Glenn Foster made it 4-0 when he beat Club owner Phil Cross 57-32. Stu put his teams first point on the board when he beat Lee Mason 58-9. Rick made it 5-1 when he beat Phil and then Adam won the remaining frame against Lee for a 5-2 score line.

The remaining match saw Moorlands and Railway A win 4-3 against Lincoln Snooker Club E. Mark Taylor shared the first two frames against Joe Hutchinson and Nick Moon. Marks third frame of the night saw him come from behind to beat Gary Falkinder 49-47. Tom Hutchinson had a comfortable win over Ant Liddell 66-1, Ant fared better in the next frame, winning a black ball decider 56-55. It was good to see Paul Froggatt making a comeback and recording a win against Steve Burnett, the final frame of the night saw another close encounter when Joe Hutchinson won another black ball game against Steve 41-38.

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3rd October 2023
Lincoln Snooker Academy A33Moorlands & Railway C
Moorlands & Railway B  Castle Ward A
Hykeham B42Lincoln Snooker Club G
Castle Ward B33Castle Ward C
Cube and Triangle15Lincoln Snooker Club F
Hykeham A60Lincoln Snooker Academy B

Division 1 league leaders Hykeham Social Club A picked up maximum points at home to Lincoln Snooker Academy B. LDBSA Chairman Steve Robinson, Rob Chapman, Gary Beardsley, Dan May and Matt May who took two points on his return to the league. This leaves the two teams top and bottom of the table, Hykeham have an eight point lead and the Academy team are bottom with five points from their five matches.

Lincoln Snooker Club F won 5-1 away at Cube and Triangle and Hykeham B won 4-2 at home to Lincoln Snooker Club G, these two winning teams are in joint second place, closely followed by Castle Ward C and Lincoln Snooker Club G.

The two Castle Ward teams played each other which resulted in a 3-3 draw, Ken Hill won his two frames against Tristan Fussey and a black ball game against Craig Starbuck. Newcomer Matt Strickson won his first match of the season when he beat Graham Smith 65-15. Martin Key remained unbeaten when he played Craig Starbuck winning 83-15. Craig and Tristan won their remaining matches.

Recorded Breaks


Matt Lee 50 Lincoln Snooker Club A

Gavin Whittle 33 Lincoln Snooker Club A

Division 1

Matt May 27 Hykeham Social Club A