Matlock Club into semis

THE quarter finals of the Bob McCartin Six Red Cup took place this week with Darley and District Snooker League teams involved in the action.

The tightest match of the round saw the Matlock Club gain a 4-3 win at Belper Strutt Club No 1.

Ian Rose made a triumphant return to action by winning all three frames he was involved in.

The Matlock Club’s semi-final opponents will now be the Strutt Club’s No 2 team, who emerged from the all-Belper clash with Jaxx Q Club No 1 with a 5-2 win.

David Devenport and Steve Buckley won both their singles and scotch doubles matches.PJ’z No 1 of Ripley defeated Bolehill Institute No 2 for the second week running, both in cup competitions, this time by a 4-1 scoreline.

Dwayne Martin got the home side off to a flyer but Ben Monk (with a 34 break) restored parity in the next and from that point onwards, they never looked back.

It was a similar tale for Bolehill No 1 as Ricki Slack (25 break) got his troops up and running against Matlock Golf Club but the visitors took control with Graham Jones winning both his singles and scotch doubles.

In the league, Edgefold Club saw off Bolehill No 3 3-2 with Martyn Taylor notching breaks of 39 and 31 in the same frame, and followed this up with breaks of 62 and 34 in the pairs competition.

Bob McCartin Cup Quarter Final results: Belper Strutt Club No 1 3, Matlock Club 4; Belper Strutt Club No 2 5, Jaxx Q Club Belper No 1 2; Bolehill Institute No 1 1, Matlock Golf Club 4; Bolehill Institute No 2 1, PJ’z Club Ripley No 1 4.

League match: Edgefold Club Matlock 3, Bolehill Institute No 3 2. Breaks: M Taylor 62,39,34,31; B Monk 34; R Slack 25; D Needham / D Devenport 22; A Gratton 21; P Ogden 21.