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Bayview battle to derby triumph in leagu


By SPP Reporter

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In a high-quality match, Bayview defeated Commercial.
In a high-quality match, Bayview defeated Commercial.

BAYVIEW "1" were victorious in the Lybster derby in this week’s Wick and District Pool League action.

They defeated the Commercial 7-4 in a high-quality match.

Steve Atkins’ Bayview side took a 5-0 lead, which included a fantastic eight-ball clearance from Ted Gunn. The Commercial fought their way back into the match, but it wasn’t enough as Bayview "1" clinched the two points to remain in second place. Bayview "1" will face Camps "2" next Monday in a top-of-the-table clash.

The Camps team remain top after a 9-2 victory over Queen’s, with James Riach’s total clearance in the opening frame the highlight of a well-contested match.

Crown "1" are keeping themselves in the title race, coming back from 3-2 down to win five frames in a row against Seaforth Club.

The battle of the Blackstairs teams went the way of Blackstairs "1". They defeated the second team, 7-4, in a close match.

Camps "1" are back in the relegation zone after losing 6-5 to Francis Street Club "1". Greg Thomson was in outstanding form for the FSC, completing an eight-ball total clearance in his singles.

Harper’s closed the frame-difference gap at the top of division two with a flawless performance which saw them demolish Crown "2" 11-0. George Baker and Robbie Steven were on fire, with both of them clinching total clearances, grannying their opponents in the process. Amanda Heddle was also on great form for Harper’s, completing a fantastic clearance in her trebles match.

Sinclair Bay remain top of division two, coming back from 5-3 down to win 6-5 against Francis Street Club "2". Bayview "2" climb to third after a hard-fought 6-5 win over Mountain Dew "2".

The Camps Bar Pool Challenge continues tomorrow.

The tournament is open to anyone who wants to enter. Entry is £6 with a start time of 1.30pm.

Results – Division one: Blackstairs "1" 7, Blackstairs "2" 4; Bayview "1" 7, Commercial 4; Crown "1" 7, Seaforth Club 4; Camps "2" 9, Queen’s 2; FSC "1" 6, Camps "1" 5.

Division two: Harper’s 11, Crown "2" 0; Sinclair Bay 6, FSC "2" 5; Mountain Dew "2" 5, Bayview "2" 6.


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