Stoke B thump Hill Park

Adam Bobat
Adam Bobat
Jamie Wilson. Picture: Tim Dunkley

Craneswater back in hunt to pick up prize

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STOKE B climbed off the bottom of the Gosport & Fareham League division one table after thumping Hill Park B 10-2.

Roger May’s men had a shocking start to the season, failing to win any of their first five games with some heavy losses.

But the three-time champions have the pedigree to do better and picked up their first victory with an emphatic mauling of the Fareham side.

Wins by May, Joe Booker – who made a 32 – Tony Brown and Dave Joss helped seal the win.

Terry Osman was the only player to score a brace for the Hill Park team.

Captain May said: ‘Our season starts here.’

Mayfair Masters, the 2011 league winners, were slaughtered 10-2 in their home match against club-rivals Mayfair Jesters, putting a serious dent in their title ambitions.

There is no sign of a slow up for as they continue to pick up the wins.

They beat Stubbington C 8-4 in their own backyard, with teenage sensation Adam Bobat starring for the Stoke Snooker Club team.

147 Legends remain top after demolishing their bogey side 147 D 9-3.

Their lead at the top has now increased after challengers Stubbington Hawks suffered a 7-5 defeat away to Stoke 155.

Jordan Winbourne was again on fire for the Hawks, knocking in a 62 as he beat fellow young potter Mark Lloyd 2-0.

155’s Lee Warner managed two breaks of 41 as he beat Winbourne’s dad, Chris.

The only draw of the week was between HMS Collingwood and Carry on Mayfair.

Steve Davis shone for the Mayfair side as he won two frames and knocked in a 30.

In division two, 147 Debut lost ground at the top after drawing 6-6 with Stoke Sharks.

147’s Graeme Burns made a 34, while Tim Barnes was also on good form, banging in a 35.

LWMC Nomads top the division by eight points after an 8-4 victory at home to Hill Park A.

Phil Groth, Terry King and Rod Judd all won their games for the Lee side, while Steve Gleeson replied.

147 Select recorded a 10-2 success over Mayfair Fools.

Mark Sharp, John Nicholson, Nigel McNally, John Jagodenski and Richard Cossens all achieved wins.