2017 Tournament Results
Worts Takes 5th Sunshine Classic Title
Local player Ceri Worts was in top form last weekend to beat a class field in The Sunshine Classic snooker tournament at the Clubs of Marlborough. Worts was on fire to beat class youngster Healey White (Christchurch) 3-0 in the semi final and then went on to beat Nathan Geddes (Nelson) 3-0 in the final. Worts past wins were in 1998, 1999, 2012 and 2013. Full results soon.
Embassy Pairs Title to Worts and Croudis
The 2017 Embassy Pairs competition proved to be a great success in it's second year of reintroduction to the snooker section programme. Sixteen pairs (twelve last year) took part in competition over six weeks. Competition was close amongst the top eight pairs with favourites Ceri Worts and Greg Croudis romping away with the title with 23 out of 24 wins. John Davis and Alan Straker won the 'B' section with 18 wins and were also runners-up over the whole competition. Brian Stewart/Paul Shepherd ('C' grade) and Ray Barrett/Sue Davis ('D' grade) were the other section winners.
The field was also divided into 4 drawn teams from the 4 graded sections. The team competition went right down to the wire with a threeway tie after the last game on the final night. On count back The 'Spades' team (Ceri Worts/Greg Croudis, Gary Wearing-Jones/Pete Smythe, Gary Hildyard/Colin Currie, and Tom Takimoana/Ross Payton) won from 'Diamonds' team (Bill Pickthall/Graham Henderson, John Davis/Alan Straker, Leo Jeremiah/Steve Davies, and Ray Barrett/Sue Davis).
Highest breaks for the competition went to Greg Croudis (35) and John Davis (32).
Top of the South Pairs
Marlborough's Ceri Worts and Nelson's Edward Andrews formed a good combination to take out the reintroduced 'Top of the South Pairs"
tournament 3-2, at the Clubs of Marlborough on 13th and 14th May. The final against Nelson's Father and Son combination of Shane and Nathan Geddes was a thriller with the match going to the final game in the best of five format. Fuller results soon.
A great thrill for Snooker to win the 'Outstanding Section of the Year' at the Clubs Of Marlborough Sports Awards Dinner on 19th May.
COM 2017 BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Ceri Worts defeated Brent Simmons 150-74 to win Billiards Championship. Full results soon....
COM 2017 INVITATION HANDICAP SINGLES TOURNAMENT
Ceri Worts defeated Bill Pickthall 2-0 to win Invitation Snooker Tournament. Full results soon..