remains tight with only 5 points separating the first five teams. County B
have gone back to the top of the division following a 4-2 win at Abingdon Con B
. Peter Baskerville
took the opening frame for Abingdon before Paul Paddick
levelled for County
. Nick Anderson
then beat Lynn Dick
to put County
3-1 in front, before Stuart Fenwick
blitzed Kevin Hicks
66-1 in frame five to make it 3-2 and set up a tense finish. Hicks recovered his composure and took the final frame to ensure County
went home victorious. Frame scores: P Baskerville v P Paddick 56-24, 25-61; L Dick v N Anderson 1056, 52-76; S Fenwick v K Hicks 66-1, 38-55
Oracle A slipped to third following a 4-2 defeat at home to Eynsham A who move above their opponents. Jimmy Cairns took the opening frame for Oracle, but Richard Partlett then replied to make it 1 all. Eynsham moved in front thanks to Lawrence Parsons who beat Matty Bramall 2-0. Jamie Saczak pulled a frame back for Oracle, but breaks of 16 and 27 enabled Kevin Truby to win the final frame and the match for Eynsham.
Frame Scores: J Cairns v R Partlett 60-51, 41-83; M Bramall v L Parsons 28-48, 22-63, J Saczak v K Truby 50-19, 41-56.