Police cop a double date for the Exmouth Snooker League Cup final
PUBLISHED: 15:41 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:41 20 March 2013
After the semi-finals of the Exmouth Snooker League cup were completed, two teams from the Police Social Club won through to the finals.
This competition, played over two legs, saw the Police A beat East Budleigh A first away 333-264, then at home by 306-267.
Crucial returns came from Mark Rock 101-43, Pete Abrahams 70-22 and Mervyn Long 81-34.
Police C had a much closer affair against the Number Nine A.
They won four of the first five frames with Steve Spinner (79-33) helping them to a first leg lead of 81. They lost the second leg 3-2, but, aggregate scores count in this competition, and the wins for Steve Spinner 59-47 and John Anderson 53-45 secured their path to the final with a 51 points winning margin.
Number Nine B have fulfilled their outstanding league fixture with Otterton A and their 3-2 win take them to the top of the table. Two nil down to Dan Abraham 46-30 and Graham Dabrowiecki 50-35, Jonathan Duck 73-40, Dave McCarthy 61-25 and Russell Frame 125-61 topping the highest league break with his 65, they have a single point lead with two matches to play.
Exmouth lost their Gerald Mitchell Trophy semi-final with Tiverton A by 3 frames to 1. Mark Rock lost his winning touch of late and the opening frame 63-22, before Tiverton deployed their professional, Sam Baird. Despite conceding a 21 mandatory handicap, his 76 clearance earned him a 122-22 win.
Carl Rowsell won frame three 55-26 to keep Exmouth in the game, but, Peter Taylor lost the decisive fourth frame 52-30.
Latest Table P W Pts
Number Nine B 12 9 35
Police S C C 12 7 34
East Budleigh A 11 6 32
Police S C A 12 5 31
Number Nine A 12 6 30
East Budleigh C 12 6 27
Police S C B 11 5 25
Otterton A 12 3 21
Highest League Break – Russell Frame - 65