Rotherham Advertiser 28th October


In Division Three, Stag B had a whirlwind win against Scorpions G as Keith Dykes, Eric Hargreaves and Brian Jackson set flight to Harley Richardson, Connor Hallford and Reuben Baker with a 10-0 thrashing as they only dropped a single game all night.

Also in Division Three Clifton E were at home to Scorpions J. All three Clifton players won two of their three all losing out to the star of the night Amy Marriott who beat Alan Redfern, Peter Gateley and Francis Lovell, thought the match was 7-3 to the home team. Meanwhile Scorpions H got a thrashing from Stuart Element, Eric Twigg and Eric Hall of Phoenix F. Riley Astle managed to squeeze past Eric Twigg in the last set of the night. 9-1 to Phoenix, Element and Hall with hat-tricks.

Scorpions C maintained their good run at the top of the League with an 8-2 win over their B team. James Grayson and Alan Battye both with Maximums and Alex Bland supporting with one. Scorpions A and LSM A had a very hard fought draw at LSM with Darren Lindley winning three for the home team, with two from James Houghton. Mark Johnson did best for the visitors with two wins. L.S.M. A’s title challenge took a bit of a dent when they only drew with Clifton B. Jim Pugh turned back the years winning two as did Matt Bacon. Scorpions C remain top with Scorpions A second and L.S.M. A third.

Mick Jarvis, Phil Walton and Craig Straw playing for Phoenix A’s had an easy 9-1 win over Clifton A last week. Jarvis and Straw both winning maximums whilst Russ Clayton and Terry Curran scored for the visitors. But then they lost to their B team in their most recent fixture this week. Cliff Glaves snr taking 3 for the B team helped by 2 from Eddie Fogg and 2 from Glen Carson.

In Division Two Russell Clayton (2), Andy Baxter (3) and Ian Burnell (3) defeated visiting Scorpions F. A blow to the latter who were unbeaten up to this match. Adam Szabo the only Scorpions player on the scoreboard.

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