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SNOOKER: Mobberley teams make class show
3:57pm Thursday 13th February 2014 in Sport
TEAMS from host club Mobberley filled three of the four semi finals places during Sunday’s Surridge Three Player knockout finals.
Mobberley B made theirs the trophy at the expense of clubmates Mobberley C after Bruce Tulley, plus a fightback from Steve Bond, left captain Tony Crompton with a 25-point head-start in the final frame.
Mobberley C were represented by Chris McNeil, Mike Roylance and Mike Gittins.
Brook Street and Mobberley D were the other teams to make the last four.
Champions Mobberley A protected their unbeaten record this season in the Knutsford and District Amateur League by beating their clubmates.
A 5-2 success against Mobberley B is their 17th in Division One this term, leaving them a huge 22 points clear at the table’s summit.
Wilmslow Cons A missed a chance to close the gap to second spot despite getting the better of Morley, leaving them eight points adrift of Mobberley B.
Wilmslow RBL were convincing 6-1 winners against neighbours Wilmslow Cons B, while Brook Street A piled on further woe for back-markers Mobberley C.
In Division Two, Shaw Heath B added to their advantage in first place following a 5-2 win at Wilmslow Cons C.
They lead Mere B, narrow victors by a single frame at home to Brook Street B, by 11 points.
Mere C surprised Mobberley E, taking three frames from their guests, while Royal London slipped to fourth position below conquerors Mere A after losing their head-to-head by the odd frame.
Results. Week 19, Division One: Brook Street A 6 Mobberley C 1; Mobberley A 5 Mobberley B 2; Wilmslow Cons A 5 Morley 2; Wilmslow RBL 6 Wilmslow Cons B 1. Division Two: Brook Street B 3 Mere B 4; Mere A 4 Royal London 3; Mere C 3 Mobberley E 4; Wilmslow Cons C 2 Shaw Heath B 5.