Gunners win from behind against top place Shooters

EIGHTBALL: All the results from round 22 of the Port Augusta Eightball Association season.
EIGHTBALL: All the results from round 22 of the Port Augusta Eightball Association season.

Travellers Rest Gunners 10 d PABC Shooters 6

After a string of victories, top team Shooters were soundly beaten by third placed Gunners who overcame a sluggish start to finish the match in fine style. Trailing 1-3 at the completion of the first set, Gunners were able to win each of the remaining three sets by three frames to one. Anthony Grantham had a night out for Gunners, winning his four frames, supported by Tim Allport and Dave Stirling with three and two wins respectively. Rob Duke won two of his four frames to be the only Shooters player to win multiple frames.

Travellers Rest Blue 10 d Central Red 6

Despite losing the first set by three frames to one, the Red team managed to tie the next two sets to remain in the contest. However, the Blue team proved too strong, winning that set by three frames to one to claim victory.

Terry McKenzie continued his good form for the Blue team to win the three frames that he played, with Shawn Reid winning three from four and Howard Reid winning two of his three frames. For the Red team, three players Kelvyn Rigden, Dani Grantham and Glyn Adams won two of their three frames to produce its score.

RSL Cannons 11 d Flinders Ferals 5

With scores tied at four apiece after two sets, it looked as though this match could go either way. But Ferals were unable to sustain the pressure and Cannons only dropped one frame in the remaining two sets to claim victory.

James Little was the star of the night, winning his four frames. Ian Long won three, with Brodie Grantham and Peter Greatbatch winning two of their four. Bill Taylor and Neville Karger with three and two from four respectively, were responsible for Ferals score.

PABC Dynamite 11 d Central Bloods 5

Bloods got off to a horror start and had not troubled the scorer after the opening two sets. Although they rallied to win the remaining two sets by five frames to three, it was too little, too late. Best players for the winners were Clay Weidenbach, Rob Genahl and Dale Hockey who all won three of their four frames, while Brenton Schulz won the two frames that he played. Scott Mackinlay and Joseph Langford were the best players for Bloods with two wins each from their four frames.

South Bulldogs 14 d PABC Assassins 2

Sixth placed Bulldogs only conceded two frames in a one sided affair against bottom placed Assassins, with both of those frames going to the consistent Norm Smith. In a dominant performance, Andrew Reynolds and Dewayne Pieters were undefeated with four wins apiece, with Ashley Walters and Cody Alchin both winning three from four.