Cannons surprise win over Shooters

All the action from round 30 of the Port Augusta Eightball Association.
All the action from round 30 of the Port Augusta Eightball Association.

RSL Cannons 11 d PABC Shooters 5

The top side in the competition have been given a wakeup call by a fellow finals contender as Cannons were convincing winners over Shooters.

At the end of the third set, it was still anyone's game with scores being 7-5.

However, a final set 4-0 blitz by Cannons gave them victory and something for the leaders to think about. Ian Long was outstanding for the winners with four wins from his four games.

His team-mates in James Little, who won three from four and Peter Greatbatch and Brodie Grantham who each won two of their four games, all contributed to the win.

Best players for Shooters were Rob Duke and Jason Boyd, each with two wins from four attempts.

RSL Dynamite 11 d Stirling North Progress Cougars 5

A consistent team effort from Dynamite proved the difference in this match, as Cougars relied on too few to produce a positive result.

All five players contributed for Dynamite with Rob Genahl winning his three frames, Bill Struensee, Ashley Bemmerl abd Dale Hockey all winning two from three and Clay Weidenbach winning two of his four frames.

Rhys Bavington won three of his four frames and Simon Watts two of his three frames to be the best players for Cougars.

Travellers Rest Gunners 10 d Central Bloods 6

Gunners proved too strong for Bloods in a competitive match with Troy Coe the standout player for the night.

He won his four frames to just eclipse his team-mates Tim Allport and Anthony Grantham who both won three from four.

Brodie Tuip tried to get his team over the line, winning three of his four games, but his three compatriots could only win won frame apiece.

Travellers Rest Blue 9 d PABC Assassins 7

Despite an outstanding effort from Norm Smith who won his four frames, Assassins were unable to match a more consistent effort the Blue team.

All four players contributed strongly for the winners, with Shawn Reid winning three from four and Terry McKenzie, Howie Reid and Christine White all winning two of their four frames.

Apart from Smith, Dylan Buckley came off the interchange bench to win two from two for Assassins.

Flinders Ferals 8 tied with South Bulldogs 8

These two teams traded blows for the whole night, with Ferals opening up an early three to one lead in the first set, only to see this score reversed in the second set and then the final two sets being tied at two frames apiece to produce an overall tied match.

Best player for the night with a welcome return to form was Bill Taylor who won his four frames for Ferals. Brodie Taylor was next best with two from four.

Dewayne Pieters was best for Bulldogs with three wins from his four frames, whilst John Martin and Andrew Reynolds won two of their four games.