Hemal Raval and Raj Singh powered Hamstead B to a crushing 9-1 victory over Colebridge Braves in the Premier Division. The duo also combined for doubles success to add to their singles maximums. Beaufort Sports B edged Bournville A 6-4 thanks to another Jody Bevington treble. Michael Bree also pickef up two for Beaufort, but was beaten by the evergreen Pat McCabe who stepped up from Division One for Bournville. Smiths Wood A crushed their B team 10-0 as Scott Prime, Michael Browne and Pat Glynn were untroubled. Lester Bertie and Carl Morgan were max men for leaders Hamstead A in an easy 9-1 stroll at Sutton Coldfield A. Ken Read gained the only success for the home side with victory over the in-form Steve Robinson.
Streetly B stormed to a 9-1 win at Bournville C in Division One as Steve Taylor and Richard Parkes were both unbeaten. Mark Kendall of Bournville B proved too strong for the Colebridge Dinosaurs trio in an 8-2 success for his team. Mark Hadley picked up the two for Dinosaurs beating Rob Watts and Simon Gleeson. Colebridge Eagles fought hard against Sutton Coldfield C to get their season back on track but a smart treble from Andy Calloway proved the difference in a 6-4 Sutton triumph. A fine team effort from the Streetly C trio of Mike Standen, Colin Oakes and John Waters resulted in a 7-3 victory over Smithereens despite a superb treble from Jeff Parkes. Purdip Shoker picked up yet another maximum for Sutton Coldfield B in a 7-3 home win over West Midlands Police. Match of the night saw Dean Opbroek of the Police beat Howard Knight 11-6 in the decider.
Ivy Leaf A brushed aside Smiths Wood C by a 6-4 margin in Division Two despite a magnificent max from Dave Smye. Smye beat Paul Thomas, Darren Williams and Tony Arends all three straight. Clive Stretton was another maximum man for Sutton Coldfield D whose side were beaten. Frank Cotter and youngsters Todd Marshall and Jamie Fellows combined superbly for Colebridge Falcons in a 7-3 success. Colebridge Giants crushed Bournville D 9-1. Micky Welsh ensured Colebridge Hawks beat Jacombs A 7-3 with a hat-trick. Mark Georgevic of Jacombs pipped John Cox 12-10 in the fifth in a classic battle of all-round skills. Walmley A had a Derek Ellis max to thank for a comfortable 8-2 win at Sutton Coldfield E.
Beaufort Sports C go marching on in Division Three by an 8-2 margin over Quinborne. Ming Sung aained the two for the visitors. Bournville F and Smiths Wood D drew 5-5 with Steven Adams of Smiths the only unbeaten player. Adams beat the experienced trio of Roger Hookes, Pete Haslam and Bruce Barrett for his treble. Pen-holder Roy Astle was the man in form for Sutton Coldfield E in a narrow 6-4 win over Bournville E. Colebridge Knaves were indebted to a Omar Zaman maximum in a 7-3 victory at Walmley B.Graham Fleet and Dave Collins were both unbeaten for Streetly D at Walmley C and also combined for a doubles victory in an emphatic 8-2 triumph.
Mick Williams was unbeaten for Sutton Coldfield G in Division Four in a narrow 6-4 victory over Ivy Leaf B. Bournville G gained a 7-3 home win over Streetly E although man of the match was Streetly’s Tony Badham who notched a hat-trick. Riaz Hussain, Feiran Wu and Awais Muhammed won two each for Bournville. Robert Spiers stood tall for Jacombs B in a 7-3 victory at Northfield Conservatives with a max. Barry Sullivan offered solid support to Spiers while John Storey-Wood won two for the Tories.