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Darts: From ‘B’ to ‘A’, Fulford teams swap places at snooker summit
9:55am Wednesday 2nd October 2013 in Sport
FULFORD ‘A’ made it three wins in a row by beating their ‘B’ team 4-3 to go top of the York Conservative Clubs’ Carlsberg UK Snooker League.
The ‘B’ team drop to second spot in the table, but both Fulford teams have 12 points.
Andy Marshall (40 break) and Glen Mountain gave the ‘A’ team a good start, but Andy Hurley (20 break) and Andy Ogley (black ball win) levelled.
Jamie Husband and Alan Reed, who held off Arthur Pegden (27 break) to win on the black, decided the match before Jim Rollinson earned the ‘B’ team’s third point.
Bootham ‘A’ won the first six frames against Acomb ‘A’, who did the double over them last season, en route to a 6-1 victory.
Mark Darley, Rob Barron, Stuart Martel, Colin Robinson, Tim Fillingham, on the black, and Barry Rankin, who recovered from 30 points down to win on the black, triumphed before Keith Thornhill stopped the whitewash.
Bootham ‘A’ moved up three places to third in the table, two points adrift of the Fulford teams.
Bootham ‘B’ also won 6-1, at Acomb ‘B’, after Kevin Ventress had won the first frame for the home side.
Paul Scorfield, Jamie Robinson, Matt Smith, Paul Mahoney, Lionel Barnes and new player Paul Powell won for Bootham.
Marshall’s 40 break moved him into the lead in the Pasema Paving Highest Break competition.
Malton’s Simon Weatherill is second with a run of 39.
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