Adders dent The Horses’ title hopes

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Edwardstone Wild Horses’ title hopes are all but over after Mauldon Adders thrashed them 6-1 in the Industrial Electrical Services Sudbury and District Bar Billiards League.

The Adders took both of the doubles before Dennis Watts won the first singles to make it 3-0 to the hosts.

Chris Cass secured the win with a top score of 1550 while Adrian Fielding continued the rout to move the home side further ahead.

The Horses pulled one back through Melvyn Willis, with Alex Fielding victorious for the Adders in the final match.

Hadleigh Eight Bells whitewashed Memphis Belles 7-0 in a faultless performance.

After both doubles were won Melvin Tilbury scored a 1150 break to continue Hadleigh’s good start.

Breaks of 990 and 1050 helped Graham Rolfe extend the hosts’ lead to 4-0, while Charlie Townsend made 1110 in his win.

David Stiff and John Raine won the final two matches to complete the rout.

The Saracens ran out 5-2 winners at the Cornard Five Bells to prolong their winning run.

The visitors took both doubles before Malcolm Groome stopped the rot with a win over Dick Cheshire.

Nick Cheshire and Ken Drake were both victorious for Saracens to create an unassaliable lead.

Stephen Theobald picked up Cornard’s second win of the night, while Ian Furlonger took the final match for the visitors.

Stanningfield Red House edged out the Brewery Tap 4-3 in a close contest.

After the doubles were shared Pete Lillie put the Tap 2-1 ahead.

Elaine Wright levelled the match before Pat Parmenter restored the visitors lead.

Neil Thompson won for the hosts to set-up a decider, which was won by Kevin Tobin to seal the win for Red House.

The Thatchers Arms won 4-3 at Mill Green Pirates, after firing into 3-0 and 4-1 leads.

The two doubles were won by the visitors before Tom Norton made it 3-0 in the singles.

Mitch Adams pulled one back for the hosts, while Andy Gavin’s 1620-0 success secured the win.

Bill Rhodes and Victoria Cook won the last two matches to reduce the final scoreline.