Narrow away victory for BS20 Sports

PUBLISHED: 14:57 15 February 2017

BS20 Sports RH enjoyed a narrow victory over Conservative B in the Clevedon & District Snooker League.

Des Gilbert made a 23 break in the opening frame for BS20 Sports RH away to Conservative B in the Clevedon & District Snooker League, as he easily overcame John Morse, who put up little resistance and eventually lost 73-18.

The second frame looked to be going to the visitors too, as Paul Smart made a 28 break to put himself almost 40 points in front, but home captain Mark Adams battled back and potted the pink ball to win 55-46.

Tony Eastham took the third for BS20. He looked to have lost when Dave Sansum had the brown ball available to the middle pocket. Sansum missed and Eastham potted the brown. The last three pots were straightforward and Eastham made short work of winning the frame 44-40.

Des Gilbert had to give Dave Brooks a 20-point start as a penalty for his team being a player short. Gilbert played well, but Brooks was strong in the frame and won 80-55.

Morse and Sansum were paired together for the home side but were unable to win the match as Eastham and Smart played a sensible frame of snooker. Smart made a 25 break and the BS20 pair were comfortable winners 79-43. Final score Conservative B 2, BS20 Sports RH 3.

Mizzymead were the hosts in the second match with Conservative A travelling. Phil Daniels won the opening frame for the visitors 62-29 over Carlo Eposito, before Mark Walsh doubled the lead with a 55-46 win against Bob Selby.

Ashley Hind won the match for Conservative A by beating Trevor Yeo 55-22, but in-form Simon Cambridge was up next for Mizzymead and he made a 24 break in his individual frame against Alan Pople to win 58-23.

Cambridge was the difference in the pairs frame too, this time making a 32 break and seeing him and partner Selby easily win 64-13 against Daniels and Walsh. Final score Mizzymead 2, Conservative A 3.

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