Sandys come out on top in close-fought match with Royal Artillery Association
Sandys Boat Club came out on top of a close-fought match with Royal Artillery Association when prevailing 3-2 in the Bermuda Snooker Association League.
Fred Richardson got RAA off to a great start, defeating Richie Beale 46-30, before Paul Fedden levelled for SBC when beating Jelani Hollis 86-19 in the first of two frames.
Fedden then put his side ahead after overcoming Hollis again in the second frame, this time prevailing 48-22.
Back came RAA to level as Jacal Washington dispatched Peter Bromby on the black ball in the fourth frame, 64-32.
With it all to play for in the doubles, it was SBC pair Bromby and Martin Siese who snatched the win, overcoming Richardson and Washington 65-32.
RAA also suffered defeat against Warwick Workmen’s Club II when going down to a comprehensive 4-1 loss.
Warwick captain Steven Bremar took an early lead when he defeated Kyle Williams 49-29 in the first of two frames before going on to also take the second frame 60-18.
Zane DeSilva put Warwick 3-0 ahead when he dispatched Hollis 62-42 before Richardson stopped the rot in the next match, beating Ray DeSilva 47-30 to make it 3-1.
In the doubles, Zane and Ray DeSilva wrapped up the victory, overcoming Richardson and Hollis, 54-48.
There was less joy for the Warwick first team after they went down to an emphatic 5-0 defeat against Watford Sports Club.
Watford's Winslow Smith opened the scoring, taking the first of two frames against Warwick's Pamela Quadroy 43-17 before reigning DeSilva Cup champion Keino Zuill built on that lead when he came out on top against Gary Bascombe in the next, 53-33.
The misery continued for Warwick in the next when Kidd Mouchette took out Damon Hanley 48-21 before Smith made it 4-0 when beating Quadroy in the second of their two frames, 57-17.
Aaron Bean and Zuill completed the whitewash for Watford, defeating Hanley and Bascombe, 46-38.