Home victory for the Conservatives

PUBLISHED: 15:28 05 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:28 05 December 2017

Conservative B defeated BS20 Sports RH 3-2 in the Clevedon & District Snooker League.

Conservative B were the hosts for the visit of BS20 Sports RH in the Clevedon & District Snooker League.

It was the Portishead team who were on the board first with a win for Kevin King, 75-40 over John Morse. A good performance from Dave Brooks saw the home team level the match as he beat Tony Eastham 50-28.

A long pink took the frame for Mark Adams 57-42 over Des Gilbert to put Conservative B in front, before Paul Smart commanded the fourth frame and beat Dave Sansum 65-10 to set up a deciding frame.

Adams and Morse were paired together and thanks to some great potting from Morse soon found themselves with a good lead over King and Smart. Eventually the home pair won the frame 68-24, topped off with a 22 break from Morse to clear the table. Final score Conservative B 3, BS20 Sports RH 2.

The second match was between Mizzymead and Conservative A. Mark Walsh eased past Colin Tucker 72-5 to take the first frame for the table-topping visitors and it was soon 2-0 following a 59-24 win for Phil Daniels against Trevor Yeo.

Ashley Hind saw off Frank Archer 62-37 to make it 3-0, before Steve Rees pulled a frame back for the home team as he defeated Alan Pople 53-32.

It was however the visiting pair of Hind and Walsh who won the final frame of the evening 63-22 against Rees and Tucker. Final Score Mizzymead 1, Conservative A 4.

The league table now reads: Conservative A, pld 7, 26 points; BS20 Sports A (5) 16; Conservative B (7) 15; BS20 Sports RH (6) 13; Mizzymead (5) 5.

In the Monty Cooper Cup, Ashley Hind beat Mark Adams 2-0 (54-39 and 63-51) with Hind making a 20 break in the first frame and Adams making a 20 break in the second.

In the Handicap Cup, Dave Brooks beat Dave Sansum 2-1 (22-49, 51-13 and 49-36) and despite a 33 break for Kevin King in the first frame Luke Stilwell beat him 2-0 (56-49 and 86-75). Stilwell made a 20 break in the first frame too.

All cup matches need to be played by December 31.

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