LDBSA Weekly Review..


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It was a good night for Lincoln Snooker Club A, they defeated their B side 7-0 and have extended their lead at the top by nine points. Daren Doughty opened the scoring defeating Lee Mason 52-32 and Glenn Foster 65-53. Matt Lee made it 3-0 with a 57-25 against Glenn. Gav Whittle made sure of an away win when he beat Dave Norman 74-27. Matt with the help of a 43 break beat Dave 77-22, Gav then played Rick and won 62-22 and Daren played Rick winning 70-45 for an excellent team performance.

The clash of the Con Clubs, which was played at Woodhall Spa resulted in a home win. Newark Con Club raced into a 2-0 when Adam Sears defeated Neil Dowlman twice 66-18 with a 48 break and 56-22. Nigel Salmon pulled one frame back when he beat Adam 60-41. Nigel then played Matt Bavin and levelled the scores with a 56-46 win. Matt restored his teams lead when he beat Chris Taylor 61-25. Chris returned back to the table and played the two remaining frames against Darren Hall and won them both 85-64 and a black ball decider 58-52 for a 4-3 win.


Lincoln Snooker Club B 0-7 Lincoln Snooker Club A

Woodhall Spa Con Club 4-3 Newark Con Club

Recorded Breaks

Adam Sears Newark Con Club 48

Matt Lee Lincoln Snooker Club A 43

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Moorlands & Railway A 3-4 Lincoln Snooker Club D

Lincoln Snooker Club E 1-6 Lincoln Snooker Club C

Lincoln Snooker Club C have won their last four games, their latest was a 6-1 away win over their E team. Damon Sykes put his side two up with comfortable wins over Steve Burnett and Mark Taylor. Simon Mower also won his two frames 50-21 against Paul Argyle 50-21 and defeating Mark 52-15.  Paul won his sides lone point when he defeated Chris Robinson 51-41. Chris returned to play his second frame and with a 43 break he beat Steve 58-28. The final frame saw Lee Applewhite win a black ball game 51-45 against Steve. They have a nine-point lead at the top of the Premier League Shield Sponsored by Lincoln Snooker Club.

Moorlands & Railway A entertained Lincoln Snooker Club D, Justin Hunt put the away side two up when he played Sean Falkinder and Nick Moon, he beat Sean   57-9 and he followed that up with a 56-22 against Nick. The home side hit back and taking the next three frames, there were victories for Gary Falkinder, Joe Hutchinson and Paul Froggatt. Away team Captain Stu Cannings sealed the win for the Snooker Club when he defeated Tom Hutchinson 56-43 and a 49-26 victory over Paul Froggatt.

Recorded Breaks

Chris Robinson Lincoln Snooker Club C 43

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Lincoln Snooker Academy B 1-5 Moorlands & Railway C

Moorlands & Railway B 1-5 Castle Ward C

Lincoln Snooker Club F 5-1 Lincoln Snooker Academy A

Hykeham B 3-3 Cube & Triangle

Castle Ward A 2-4 Hykeham A

Castle Ward B 3-3 Lincoln Snooker Club G

Recorded Breaks

Scott Gratrick Castle Ward A 25

Hykeham A recorded a useful 4-2 away win over Castle Ward A.  Adrian Bunn put Castle Ward one up when he defeated Kamikaze Steve 49-36. Hykeham hit back in style which saw wins for Dave Coutts, Gary Beardsley, Dan May and Rob Chapman. Scott Gratrick with a 25-break defeated Rob 60-47. This leaves Hykeham five points clear and are yet to draw a match in the league.

Lincoln Snooker Club F have still only lost the one match and despite this record they remain in second place and three points above Castle Ward C. Their latest result was a 5-1 home win over the youngsters from Lincoln Snooker Academy A side. George Barrett opened his account on the night with a 74-27 victory over Oli Bagnall and a 58-29 win over Daniel Sherman. Oli May had a good win when he beat Mark Handford 45-27 which turned out to be his sides only win of the night. The impressive Ben Rickards played the fourth and sixth frame, he firstly beat Oli Bishell 69-29 and he then won a black ball game 49-41 against James Lilley. Sandwiched in between was a win for Mark Gibbons who beat Oli May 47-8.

After a couple of poor results, by their standards Castle Ward C have won their last two matches. Their latest result was a 5-1 away win over Moorlands & Railway B. It was one-way traffic Tristan Fussey and Martin Key having comfortable wins over Josh Weaver and Trev Porter respectively. Craig Starbuck made it 3-0 with a 61-20 victory over Nathan Shasby. Martin won his second frame 60-36 against Liam Shasby and Craig also won his second frame 54-43 against Josh. Liam won his sides only point when he defeated Tristan 60-46.

Moorlands & Railway C defeated bottom side Lincoln Snooker Academy 5-1, they must have had a train to catch because they didn’t stand about. Andy Campbell, Andy Riggall, Ian Baker and Scott Simpson racing into a 4-0 lead. James Sawyer won his sides lone point when he defeated Phil Barnett 51-36. Scott won his second frame 60-27 against James to complete the victory.

Cube & Triangle have drawn more matches than any other team in this league, they have drawn 8 out the 18 matches played but have only won two matches and their last win was fourteen matches ago. Their latest draw was against fourth placed Hykeham B. Dave Croft took the opening frame 50-30 against Pete Watson and Michael Morrison put his side two up with a comfortable 67-17 win over Karl Clayton. Gary Chambers played very well to beat Darren Edwards 64-38 to make it 2-1. Dave played his second frame and the result was similar to his first defeating Pete 49-24. Karl played Michael again and this time he reversed the score, coming from behind to win 54-53. Gary completed the comeback when he did the double over Darren winning a black ball game 46-40.

Lincoln Snooker Club G recorded a useful 3-3 draw away at Castle Ward B, Ken Hill just got the better of Mr Blades winning 53-43 to put his side one up, only to see Matt Todd in good form defeating Craig Wallace 60-12 to level the scores. Matt Strickson put his side in front with a 69-23 over the experienced Tom Boyle. Matt stayed at the table and won a low scoring frame 36-28 against Mr Blades, Matt Todd came back to the table and recorded a 58-45 win over Ken Hill. Tom completed the comeback when he beat Craig 69-29. This draw lifts the Lincoln Snooker Club side out of the bottom two and leaves the two Academy sides in the bottom two places.