Gift Shooters on target 

STAWELL - Gift Shooters powered their way to a win against Top Guns in a top of the table Stawell Eight Pool Association A grade clash.

Shooters defeated Top Guns (9-6) to finish clear minor premiers.

Sunny Baker starred with the cue, winning all his games while Aaron Kilpatrick was also in good form.

Anthony Lyons was a stand out for Top Guns, who must rally ahead of tomorrow night's first round finals clash against Shooters at Hammer and Gad.

Joy's Boys finished the home and away season with a solid performance against Hammer (2).

Tony Molan led the way for Joy's Boys, opening the match with a win and went on to go through undefeated.

Teammate Darryl Goodinge was also on fire, winning all his games.

It was a see-sawing match in the first round, before a clean sweep in doubles saw Joy's Boys streak ahead to eventually record a win (9-6).

Joy's Boys meet Hammer (2) again in round one of finals at the Nash.

In the B grade competition, Blitz found form ahead of finals to record a comprehensive win over Nash.

Rob Ross put up some resistance, winning both singles matches and teaming up with Wesley Theodore in doubles.

However with Bill Colley and Anthony Sheen opening with wins, Blitz raced to a four game lead after the first round.

From there they only dropped two matches to run out winners, 12-3.

Blitz plays Club X in tomorrow night's final at Gift Hotel.

Gone Fishin' were far too strong for Club X, sailing to a seven game victory.

Sam Forti, David Forth, Brett Forti and Lea Forth performed well to set up an early lead and Gone Fishin' never looked back, coming away with a win 11-4.

Gone Fishin' will be looking to continue their good form when they face minor premiers Never Hammered in their round one finals match at Brix Hotel.

A grade results:

Top Guns 6 lost to Gift Shooters 9.

C Simms d C Pascall, J Cannata lost to G Cooney, I Walton lost to A Kilpatrick, T Hofmaier lost to D Pascall, A Walton lost to S Baker, A Lyons d F Rizzo.

I Walton A Walton lost to C Pascall S Baker, C Simms T Hofmaier lost to D Pascall F Rizzo, J Cannata A Lyons d G Cooney A Kilpatrick.

T Hofmaier d F Rizzo, A Walton d A Kilpatrick, J Cannata d D Pascall, A Lyons d G Cooney, C Simms lost to S Baker, I Walton lost to C Pascall.

Joy's Boys 9 defeated Hammer (2) 6.

T Molan d M Garlick, G Mussett lost to J Redman, D Goodinge d M Taylor, G Alborough lost to M Butt, D Pickford lost to M Anyon, J Dowsett d I Rathgeber.

D Goodinge D Pickford d M Anyon I Rathgeber, T Molan G Mussett d M Garlick J Redman, J Dowsett G Alborough d M Taylor M Butt.

T Molan d M Taylor, J Dowsett lost to M Garlick, D Pickford d J Redman, G Mussett lost to M Anyon, D Goodinge d I Rathgeber, G Alborough lost to M Butt.

B grade:

Nash 3 lost to Blitz 12.

J Sullivan lost to B Colley, W Theodore lost to A Sheen, J Gilbert lost to S Slorach, S Blachford lost to J Keilar, R Ross d C Martin, D Bradshaw lost to C Slorach.

W Theodore R Ross d B Colley A Sheen, J Gilbert D Bradshaw lost to J Keilar C Slorach, J Sullivan S Blachford lost to C Martin S Slorach.

R Ross d J Keilar, W Theodore lost to C Martin, J Gilbert lost to A Sheen, J Sullivan lost to S Slorach, D Bradshaw lost to C Slorach, S Blachford lost to B Colley.

Club X 4 lost to Gone Fishin' 11.

T Quick d D Eldridge, B Coverdale lost to S Forti, A Blake lost to D Forth, S Alborough lost to B Forti, D Troutbeck lost to L Forth, B Disher d J Spiteri.

A Blake S Alborough lost to D Eldridge S Forti, B Disher B Wilson lost to D Forth B Forti, T Quick D Troutbeck lost to L Forth J Spiteri.

D Troutbeck d J Forti, B Coverdale lost to D Eldridge, S Alborough lost to L Forth, B Disher lost to B Forti, T Quick lost to D Forth, A Blake d J Spiteri.


A grade: Gift Shooters 52(pts) 142(%); Top Guns 40 130, Joy's Boys 36 107, Hammer (2) 16 83, Hammer (1) 16 69.

B grade: Never Hammered 60(pts) 189(%), Gone Fishin' 48 133, Blitz 32 105, Club X 20 85, Nash 0 44.

Finals round 1:

A grade - Gift Shooters v Top Guns @ Hammer and Gad; Joy's Boys v Hammer (2) @ Nash.

B grade - Never Hammered v Gone Fishin' @ Brix; Blitz v Club X @ Gift.

Gift Shooters finished minor premiers in the A grade Eight Ball Pool Association competition.

Gift Shooters finished minor premiers in the A grade Eight Ball Pool Association competition.


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