Progress Cougars 9 d PABC Assassins 7
Cougars managed to win a close match against the improving Assassins, who were able to tie three sets, but Cougars won the second set 3-1 to secure victory.
The winners were led by Tyler Bavington, who came off the interchange bench to win his three frames. He was well supported by Rhys Bavington, winning three from four and Dylan Baker with two from three.
In arguably their best performance of the season, Assassins were best served by the consistent Norm Smith, who won three from four, and Dylan Buckley with two wins from his three frames.
South Bulldogs 11 d Central Red 5
With scores tied at 2-2 after the second set, an exciting contest was on the cards.
Unfortunately for the Red team, they were only able to win one frame from the next eight to hand Bulldogs a more than comfortable victory.
Cody Alchin was the standout player for Bulldogs, winning his four frames, while Ashley Walters won three from four and Kirk Pieters two from three.
The Reds were best served by Mick Barrett and Deane Adams, both winning two of their three frames.
RSL Dynamite 9 d Travellers Gunners 7
This match between two of the Association heavyweights went down to the wire, with Clay Weidenbach winning the final frame for Dynamite to secure victory.
This win gave Weidenbach three for the night from his four games, with Brenton Schulz winning two from two and Andy Ripley two from four to be the best players for Dynamite.
Gunners’ better players were Dave Stirling with two from three and Anthony Grantham, who won two of his four frames.
PABC Shooters 15 d Travellers Rest Blue 1
When Shawn Reid took the opening frame of the night from Rob Duke, the Blues must have thought that they were in with a chance of causing an upset.
However, Shooters put that idea to rest by not allowing the Blue team another frame. All of the other players for Shooters were undefeated, with Mick Freeman, Jason Boyd and Andrew Thorpe winning three frames, and Robbo and Michael Grimes winning their two frames.
Central Bloods 11 d Flinders Ferals 5
Bloods set this match up with a dominant first half when they led 7-1, before Ferals managed to tie the final two sets.
Matt Hayward, Brodie Tuip and Joe Langford all won three of their four frames for Bloods, with Scott Mackinlay contributing two from four.
Neville Karger was again the best player for Ferals, winning three of his four frames, while Timm Thompson won two from four.