CHRISTLETON B showed they have no intention of giving up their title easily in their latest Riley’s Division match.
They chalked up an impressive 5-1 win away to Riley’s.
In the first game on, Lea Stephens just edged out Micky Farron, but Andy Mumford brought Christleton level with a comfortable win over Alan Cheers.
Chris Hesketh did not look like losing against Pat Cooney and Wayne Amey made a 39 break in his success over Ray Cheers.
Neil Cardus won his game on the black ball when Chris Earl went in off the black before Finn Gallagher defeated Gareth Sudlow 65-47.
Another team with a good 5-1 win was Ellesmere Port Conservative. Carl Leeming, Colin Jones and B Reynolds put Cons into a 3-0 lead but Geoff Brassington beat Roy Baker to pull one back. S Steadman defeated Geoff Anderson and Alan Platt made it 5-1 with his defeat of Martin Walsh.
Liberal Club suffered a home loss at the hands of Snooker Centre. Phil Sullivan and Steve Ankers were the home side winners, with Mark Hughes, Pete Gerrard, Kevin Roxburgh and Francis Oweti scoring for the away side.
In the Olympic Trophies Division, John Griffiths and Paul Cross got Upton RBL C off to a good start against Broughton Wings but Pat Haycock and Frank Mills pulled the away side level.
Not to be denied, John Gerrard and Alan Tomlinson won to condemn Wings to their first defeat of the season.
Liberal B won the first four frames at Blacon A through Andy Leyland, Terry Wilcock, Peter Beswick and Dave Ankers. Danny Tushingham and Timmy Knobbs made the score more respectable with wins over Llew Williams and Gareth Crebbins.
Mike Davies made sure that Ken Perks did not make a successful comeback, beating him 54/27 in the match between Upton B and Conservative B.
Upton B, however, won the next three frames through Brian Sharratt, Doug Edwards and Mike Wilks. Niall Peaker took the scalp of Allan Coombes, but Dave Nicholls secured the victory for Upton with his win over Terry Milner.
CCO played their first match of the season, against Conservative C, and fought out a good 3-3 draw. Mark Lloyd, John Cunningham and Harold Hewson triumphed for the home side with Dave Burns, John Wells and N Kenyon replying for the visitors.