IT WAS 10 and out for Carry on Mayfair.
After five wins and five draws they finally saw their unbeaten recorded shredded.
It proved a grim day for them as league leaders Metrose.com turned on the style for a 9-3 success.
In the process it ended the only remaining unbeaten run in the whole league.
The Stoke side were really on song.
Hot prospect Adam Bobat knocked in a classy 70 – and didn’t even bother to take the final black – as he beat Stu Bonner 2-0.
Nick Beer, Terry Pugh and Carl Speed also hit braces.
The emphatic success puts Metrose six points clear and they look certain to remain top over the Christmas period.
Stubbington Hawks remain second.
But they lost ground in the race for glory after being held to a 6-6 draw by Mayfair Jesters.
Jordan Winbourne scored his usual two frames, making breaks of 33 and 45, while Stacey Wearn replied with a win and Paddy Hopkins made a 35 for the Jesters.
Stoke B have stormed up the table to put themselves back in the title hunt, ready for the second half of the season.
Roger May’s team scored yet another big win, this time a 9-3, over strugglers Hill Park C.
Lee Hadley was in excellent form for the Fareham side, though.
He rolled in a 36 break in his 1-1 draw with Ron Knight.
HMS Collingwood bounced back from some recent heavy defeats with a 7-5 away win against 147 D.
Pete Willcox and Trevor Willis bagged two frames apiece as they helped turn the team’s fortunes around.
Chris Robinson hit a 37 as his Mayfair Masters side romped to a 9-3 win over Hill Park B.
In division two, Graham Allen hit a 31 break as leaders LWMC Nomads continued their excellent form, beating second placed 147 Select 8-4.
The win puts them 19 points clear at the top.
Mayfair Mixups defeated bottom-of-the-table Hill Park A 8-4, thanks to wins from Rob West, Richard Thomson, Andy Haynes and Adam Barclay.