SEAN DREWRY RETAINS THE BARRY CALLISTER MEMORIAL TOP 12 TROPHY
Our annual Top 12 took place at the Buchan school over the weekend of 11th and 12th February.
The first round was played in two groups of six players. Group A was dominated by title holder and number 1 seed Sean Drewry, topping the group with straight set wins.
The second placed player was Julian Briercliffe with four wins as he only lost to Sean.
The top seed in group two, Malcolm Cummings, wasn’t having such an easy time as he lost to Paul Corran 13/11, 9/11, 5/11, 10/12.
However, he managed to top the group after a count back.
Taking the runner up spot was Mike Tamarov.
The top two players in each group went on to contest the first four places of the the tournament.
In the first semi final match Sean played Mike. The score of 13/11, 9/11, 11/3, 11/6 was enough to secure a place in the final for Sean.
Fighting it out in the second semi were Julian versus Malcolm. Julian scraped through with an 11/9 score in the fifth end.
Sean retained his title by beating Julian in straight sets, 11/9, 11/7, 14/12.
Playing for places 5 - 8 in were Rhys Yardley, Khayee Vinas, Paul Corran and Juan Moore.
First crossover match was between Rhys and Paul with Paul taking the win 9/11, 11/9, 7/11, 8/11.
Second crossover between Juan and Khayee saw Khayee winning 11/8, 9/11, 4/11, 2/11.
The match for 7th & 8th place saw Juan edging out Rhys in four ends.
5th place was taken by Paul leaving Khayee in 6th place after losing 10/12 in the fifth end.
Places 9-12 were contested by Tim Baker, David Parsons, Mike Dunning and Andy Patterson. They finished in that order.
Final Placings were
1 Sean Drewry, 2, Julian Briercliffe, 3 Malcolm Cummings, 4 Mike Tamarov, 5 Paul Corran
6 Khayee Vinas, 7Juan Moore, 8 Rhys Yardley, 9 Tim Baker, 10 David Parsons
11 Mike Dunning 12 Andy Patterson