Darley Dale and District

BOLEHILL INSTITUTE No 1 and PJ’z Club No 1 of Ripley are joint top of “A” Division after a topsy turvy week of results.

Both teams earned 5-0 successes as Bolehill’s players notched four breaks of 20+ - Colin Marchington’s 25 being the highest - in a fine team performance while the Amber Valley cueists defeated their No 2 outfit by the maximum margin thanks ultimately to a black ball win in the final doubles - Andrew Gratton earlier top scored in the singles with 92pts.

Last weeks leaders Bolehill No 2 suffered a blow with a 4-1 defeat at Jaxx Q Club No 1 of Belper. The home side were in rampant form early doors, taking the first four frames - Glenn Hull top scoring - before the visitors belatedly found their feet in the final pairs.

In the other match Belper Strutt Club No 1 got back on track with a convincing 5-0 victory over Bolehill No 3 with Paul Jarrett making a break of 24.

League week seven results

Belper Strutt Club No 1 5, Bolehill Inst No 3 0; Jaxx Q Club Belper No 1 4, Bolehill Inst No 2 1; PJ’z Club Ripley No 2 0, PJ’z Club Ripley No 1 5; Bolehill Inst No 1 5, Jaxx Q Club Belper No 2 0.

Breaks: C Marchington 25; I Birks 24; P Jarrett 24; R Slack 22,21.