Duo delighted to pick up trophies

It has been great for the league. Pictures: Tim Dunkley
It has been great for the league. Pictures: Tim Dunkley
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Jayden Brookes and Keira Hiscock were smiling with delight during the Junior Pool League presentation at Waterlooville Sports Bar.

Brookes collected the champion’s silverware and Hiscock the runner-up award from club-owner Suzy Wilson.

League organiser Tim Dunkley told the players and their families how ‘delighted’ the club was with the success of the first season.

Meanwhile, there was more joy for group one winner Hiscock as she finally beat Brookes – not once, but twice in the fourth week of the second season.

Jayden Hickley extended his lead over Callum Olivares to six points in division two.

Turning to snooker, the chasing pack is closing in on runway leader Zak Truscott in the Monday Junior League.

Defeats by Owen Jenkins and top group winner Jamie Wilson in the week-nine action reduced Truscott’s advantage to seven points.

Wilson is now second by one frame from Jenkins.

Samuel Laxton, who made a 31 break, won the other group and moved up to second place in division two, one point behind Ryan Kneller.

Two new high breaks were recorded in the Wednesday Junior League.

Billy Reid, a founder member of the league, cleared the last five colours for a 25 against Jenkins.

And Aaron Wilson potted two reds and two colours for a 14 against Brookes.

Top group winner Jamie Wilson is now just three points adrift of defending champion and division one leader Laxton.

Three wins out of three took Thomas Sharp up to third.

Reid heads division two and Kneller has taken over top spot in division three.

World Snooker coach Tim Dunkley runs snooker sessions for under-19s from 4.30pm to 6.30pm every Monday and Wednesday and junior pool sessions from 4.30pm to 6.30pm every Thursday.

Elsewhere, 12-year-old Gosport potter Will Forster fired in breaks of 40, 38 and 34 in a 3-1 victory over Callum White in the Open Series at Chandlers Ford Snooker Club.