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Kinver extend lead with routine win
9:00am Friday 26th October 2012 in Sport
A COMFORTABLE win away at Brierley Hill Sports Bar C saw Kinver Constitutional go eight points clear at the top of the Stourbridge Snooker League.
Jason Oakes, Jason Hickman, James Hill and Chris Southall won well-contested frames to secure victory, though Darren Oakes lost narrowly against Neil Gennard.
West Midland Police lost 3-2 at home to Amblecote Institute A and share second place with Norton Social A, who had a bye.
Only Gavin Sloan and Kev Franklin could win for the Police, who were stung by victories for Ashley Sidaway, Rob Clark and Andy Round.
Brierley Hill Sports Bar A made the most of home advantage to beat Pockets SCA 3-2 with Luke Garland, Callum Downing and John Pritchett all successful.
In a game of two winless teams’ Brierley Hill’s B team broke their duck by coming away from Pockets B with a 4-1 win.
Jon Saunders did well to beat Tony Brown on the black in the opener for Stourbridge Institute A away to Snooks B but the hosts hit back through Paul Vyze, Chris Price, Mark McGee and Lyndon Burns.
Netherton Sports and Social still lead the First Division by three points despite losing 3-2 at Kingswinford Snooker Centre, their second successive defeat.
Only Steve Howell and Richard Barnsley could win for the leaders as Paul Ross, Thomas Male and John Byng brought Kingswinford home.
Last season’s Second Division champions Stourbridge Institute B won 4-1 at Dibdale Snooker Club to ease into second place. Dan Harbach, Dean Banks, Alan Cope and Tom Hamilton were their winners.
Andrew Brown maintained his perfect record as Kingswinford RBL A beat Kinver Constitutional C 4-1 to move third, a place they share with Kinver's B team, who brought an end Amblecote RBLs unbeaten start with a 4-1 win.
Matt Johnson and Adam Coley gave Amblecote Institute B a great start at home to Brierley Hill Sports Bar D but the visitors hit back through Rob Sidaway, Dennis Pickett and Mark Smith.
John Wooldridge used all his experience to squeeze past Steve Parkes and help Wombourne edge past Norton Social 3-2, their first win of the campaign.