Devenport break in vain

MATLOCK Golf Club remain unbeaten in B Division of the Darley Dale and District Snooker League with a 4-1 success over Belper Strutt Club No 2, though David Devenport, in only his second match for the visitors, made a 28 break and ended the winning sequence of Graham Jones. Chris Parker knocked in a 25 for the home side.

In A Division, Bolehill No 1 and PJ’z No 1 remain locked together at the top as each recorded 4-1 wins.

Ben Monk continued his break-building spree with efforts of 39 and 30 while 81-year-old John Smith contributed runs of 33 and 22.

Edgefold Club of Matlock earned a 3-2 verdict at Bolehill No 2 thanks mainly to Robert Muxlow and Duncan Harwood, who won both of their singles and doubles frames.

League week eight results: Belper Strutt Club No 1 1, PJ’z Club Ripley No 1 4; Bolehill Institute No 2 2, Edgefold Club Matlock 3; Matlock Club 1, Bolehill Institute No 1 4; PJ’z Club Ripley No 2 3, Jaxx Q Club Belper No 2 2; Matlock Golf Club 4, Belper Strutt Club No 2 1; Jaxx Q Club Belper No 1 4, Bolehill Institute No 3 1.

Breaks: B Monk 39,30,22; J Smith 33,22; D Devenport 28; A Gratton 26; C Parker 25; J Rowland 22; I Peacock 20.