Triangle C regain top spot

PUBLISHED: 14:40 27 November 2013 | UPDATED: 14:40 27 November 2013

Triangle C regained top spot in the Clevedon & District Skittles League with a 4-1 victory over Portishead RH.

PORTISHEAD A entertained Mizzymead in a close match in the Clevedon & District Snooker League.

Visiting captain Simon Cambridge made a 20 break as he took the first frame 64-28 against Pete Skinner, before Ron Reeves evened up the match beating Mark Pemble 52-36.

Steve King eased to victory in his frame over Colin Tucker as he beat the Mizzymead player 54-12. King also recorded a 21 break. Paul Honess ensured a match win for Portishead A winning his frame 51-22 over Trevor Yeo.

The pairs frame however, went to the visitors as King and Reeves lost to Cambridge and Pemble 47-38. Final score Portishead A 3, Mizzymead 2.

The Portishead A victory would have been enough to put the team top of the table if their fellow Portishead team recorded an away victory at Triangle C. The opening frame did go to the visitors as Tony Eastham won a close frame 49-31 over Howard Mak.

That was sadly as good as it got for the away team as Darren Lowis, with a break of 24, beat John Sullivan 72-41 and Matt Powell beat Kevin King narrowly 52-44 to go in front in the match.

Andy Sweet won the final individual frame of the night 51-39 against Des Gilbert and then paired with Lowis to beat Gilbert again as he was paired with King, 60-25. Final score Triangle C 4, Portishead RH 1.

The victory puts Triangle C back to the top of the league on 24 points, with Portishead A close behind on 23.

The draw for the next round in the cups will take place on December 2 at the Clevedon Triangle Club. The fixtures will then be passed to all captains.

This week Conservative B will travel to Portishead RH and Triangle C will take on Portishead A in the second round of matches in the Knockout Cup.

Mark Adams beat Ashley Hind in the Handicap Cup 2-0, with frame scores of 59-46 and 71-25, which included a 21 break for Adams in the second frame.

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