Snooker: X-men destroyed by top team Webbonet
LEADERS Webbonet started the second half of the Grimsby Snooker Singles League season with a 6-2 victory at Clee Bowls X in the Premier Section.
Nigel Cordy and Kev Ratcliffe opened up reasonably well for the Bowlers when they shared the first four frames with Gary Challis and Mark Franks.
But it wasn't to last as Jamie Green and Mick Ponsonby won the last four frames for the top team to give them their victory.
Second-placed Clee Cons A won by the same score at West End A after Jon Steel and Gary Skipworth both won 2-0 and Steve Donner and Karl Krajnyak shared with Craig Rowbotham and John Parrott.
Ray Edmonds A grabbed seven at Cue World when Chris Sutton, Alan Edmonds and John Ashford-Smith all won 2-0, and Jamie Richardson shared with slam-saver Bob Reeves.
TR Carpets walked all over Metshine Westlands in a powerful display which saw Mark Graves, Ian Crosby, Ashley Wright and Chris Madsen win all the frames in an 8-0 maximum.
Two-nil wins from Dave Powell and Martyn Shaw, and a single from Andy Barry against Daz Potter, gave West End C a 5-3 at Ray Edmonds Enigmas.
Shaun Wilkin won the other two frames for the Edmonds side.
A single from Mark Wilkinson against Steve Crane, and a 2-0 from Jody Leverton, put Cambridge H 3-1 up at home against Blossom Way B.
They couldn't add to that, however, as Paul Simpson and John Lough won the last four frames for the Blossoms in a 5-3 victory.
Willows Sea Foods beat a three-man MJ Decorators 5-3 when Jack Stinson won both his frames and Kev Cowdroy shared with Dean Richardson. Tim Seddon won the two for MJs.
Inspirations Fireplaces beat Don Noble Bookmakers 7-1. Craig Taylor saved the slam for the Bookies with a single against Tony Miller.
It was top versus bottom in Section A when Clee Cons B entertained 1 None Golfer in what turned out to be a one-sided match. Lewis Singleton, Scott Gibbins, Paul Beasley and Lee Pawson were just too strong for the opposition.
Steve Austwick Garden Services struggled in their home game against Hainton B after Chris Taylor won both his frames for the visitors, and Luke Major and Neil Russell shared with Steve Austwick and Lee Staveley.
In the end, a last board 2-0 from Cameron Dunlop earned them a share of the spoils in a 4-4 draw.
Single-set wins from Pete East, Jase Lawton and Mick Jones and a 2-0 from Ian Taylor gave Cromwell A a 5-3 victory against Ray Edmonds J.
Two-nil wins from Kev North and Rick Gilliatt were equalled by 2-0s from Ian and Dennis Dannatt as TR Carpets A drew with Grimsby Police.
Clee Bowls Police beat Healing Men's 5-3 when Shaun and Dick Cook both won 2-0 and Mark Stainton shared with Drew Winship. Bill Altoft was the 2-0 winner for Healing.
An opening four-frame salvo from Darren Hare and Phil Scanlan and a single from Pete Sandiford against Joe Goodfellow gave Standard A a 5-3 at Carr Lane D. Mark Leggett won the two for the Carr-Laners.
Only one point separates the top three teams in Section B after this week's round of matches which saw GSN Westlands beat club-mates Westlands A 6-2.
Ted Foster and Craig Sidney were the 2-0 winners for GSN, with Dan and John Morton hitting singles against Alec Cowie and Nige Mumby.
Healing Legion won 5-3 at home against South Bank Imo's when after Phil Godden put the visitors 2-0 up, Danny Reynolds and Alex Burnett both won 2-0 and Rick Kirk shared with Tony Potter.
Leaders Cromwell Rat Pack beat Clark Self Drive 7-1 but we do not have any details to hand.
Linden Homes B hit Clee Bowls C for six when Chris Brown and Mel Pratt both won 2-0 and John Dannatt and John Baker shared with Harry Crampin and Harry Putland.
In a game of two halves, Lee and Steve Neul put Westlands Juniors 4-0 up at home against Nats B only to see Chris Yull and Keith Board win the last four frames for the visitors in a four-all draw.
Blossom Way A beat Rapid Frames 6-2 when Andy Johnson, Myles Kennan and Kev Gowing all won 2-0 in reply to a 2-0 from Jimmy Dean.
2-0 wins from Roy Southwell and Jason Reynolds and a single from Steve Johnson against Bob Barnes gave Linden Homes Snipers a 5-3 home win against Clee Bowls D. Ray Charlton scored the two for the visitors.
An opening 2-0 from Mathew McRae was cancelled out by a last board 2-0 from Tony Pearce as Grey N Balding came back to draw 4-4 with Jammie Dodgers.
Re-Generation K stay at the top of Section C after a 7-1 home win against Healing Legion A. Andy Fletcher, Dan Webster and Carl Salah were their 2-0 winners whilst Roy Wilson saved the whitewash for the visitors with a single against Marc Phillips.
Ray Edmonds N put six past South Bank B when Jase Sanders and Anthony Hepton both won two and Richie Grant and Mark Smith shared with Dan Chisnall and Matt Paterson.
Another team to score six were Birds Eye B and their 2-0 winners against Ray Edmonds S were Paul Grayson and Simon Douglas. Steve Betts and Wayne Douglas completed the scoring with singles against Andy Stocks and Nick Masters.
Richard Caunt and Matt Jones both won two for Rays Rockers but Dave Tomlinson and Stu Sadler did the same for Carr Lane E as the teams drew four-apiece.
Laceby Legion B took Cabbies for a ride when Lee Doughty, Jay Cowan and Glen Glover all won 2-0 and John Hindley shared with Geoff Downing in a 7-1 thrashing.
Mark George won the first two frames for T.R. Carpets B at home against Cambridge D but that was their lot as Mark Rae, Craig Kuzumczak and Martin Dowling won all the rest for the visitors in a 6-2 victory.
Ray Edmonds Z continue to go well in Section D and this week they took the shine off Cromwell Car Care in a 7-1 thrashing. Paul Brett Snr, Shane Newbold and Craig Smith all won 2-0 whilst Paul Brett Jnr shared his frames with George Padley.
Cue World Boys went down 6-2 at home against Ray Edmonds Jubilee when Jim Drury and Dave Hobbins both won two for the visitors and Jam McKeon and Terry Kerley shared with Bradley Burrell and Matty Lawton.
Allotment Diggers also got six when Craig Foster and Peter Robinson both won 2-0 and Dwayne Kenyon and Pete Coulam shared with Laceby Legion A's Mark Furneux and Matt Leeming.
A 2-0 from Adam Boyington and singles from Pete Gibson, John Brocklesby and Mick Harrison gave Standard B a 5-3 home win against Road Runners. Paul Salisbury, Simon Timpson and Shane Couldstone won the frames for the Runners.
Not Bottom beat Cue World N 5-3 when Adam Board and Phil Madin both won 2-0 and John Cook shared with Terry Haigh. Eddie Langridge won the other two frames for Cue World.