Volume 4 Issue 9 Page 1 March 21, 2011
#8 MIDNIGHT EXPRESS LOSE THEIR SECOND SET SINCE THESTART OF THE SEASON AND MAINTAINS A HEALTHY LEADWITH OUR 2ND POSITION ROUND THIS WEEK !!
Table 1: #10 Disorderly Duo vs #7 Midnight Express:
After the Duo posted the first win in the set, the Mid-night Express nailed back to back wins. The Duo won the fourth game before the Express finished the set, 4-2.
The Express continued to burn the table cloth as the nailed the first two games in the set which included a break andrun out in game 2. The Duo made quick work winning game 4 with a 3-9 combo. The express finished the set winningthe final two games for a 4-1 set win.
The Duo showed up in this set, as they matched the Express game for game. All the odd numbered games were won by the Duo and they win the final set, 4-3. This is only the second timethe Midnight Express have lost a set in their matches. Nice job by the Duo in a tough match and very nice shooting byMidnight Express especially on the break and run out.
Final Score: Midnight Express (13) Disorderly Due (8)
Table 2: #9 Bad English vs #8 Table Wrestlers:
This set started as a back and forth match that went thedistance with all 21 games being played. The Wresters took the first game with Bad English matching them with a win in
game 2. The next four game were also exchanged with the Wrestler’s winning the odd numbered game and Bad
English taking the even games until they broke the chain taking game 7 for a 4-3 set win.
This was a carboncopy of the 8 ball set. The Wrestlers again took the odd numbered games with Bad English taking the even. This timethe Wrestlers finished the set winning game 7 for a 4-3 win.
The Wrestlers again took game one for the thirdset but then stalled out. Bad English took the next 3 games to take a 3-1 set. The Wrestlers nailed a 10 ball on thebreak in game 5 and took the game. They followed that with a win in game 6 to tie Bad English on the hill but hung upthe 10 ball on a nice shot by Matt in game 7 that sat poised by the pocket for Bad English to take the final set 4-3. Niceshooting by two teams in a very close match.
Final Score: Bad English (13) Table Wrestlers (11)
Table 3: #4 Pond Creek Dogs vs #1 S & S Express:
This match went 1 less than the maximum amount of games that could be played in the match. Pond Creek took game 1 and then sat while S&S took game 2. Pond Creekfound a win in game 3 and then the Express notched back to back wins to get on the hill. Pond Creek tied them with awin in game 6 but could not stop the Express from closing out the set, 4-3.
S&S opened the set winning game1 with Pond Creek matching them in game 2. S&S took game 3 with a 5-9 combo a win in game 6 to get on the hillquickly with a 2 game lead. Pond Creek took game 5 but again could not stop the Express as the won game 6 withanother 5-9 combo and the set, 4-2.
The Express jumped out quickly taking the first two games but theystalled. The Pond Creek Dogs took the next three games to get on the hill and have a shot at taking the set. S&S likeother games fought back and took the final two games to take the set, 4-3. This was another tough match up betweentwo decent teams.
Final Score: S & S Express (15) Pond Creek Dogs (8)
Table 4: #2 Straight Shooters vs # 6 Samuel Adams:
This set started out with both teams exchanging the first4 games. The Adams team then stopped the Shooters taking the final two games to win the set 4-2.
The Adamsteam continued to make good shots and took the first two games of the set for four in row. But never count the Shootersout as they have shown time after time their shooting ability to come back. Like the Adams team taking four in a row,
that’s exactly what the Shooters did which included a 1
-9 combo in game 4 and took the set 4-2 and tie up the match.
This must have inspired the Adams team as the came out hot nailing wins in the first three games to get to thehill. Straight Shooters found a win in game 4 and then sat down as the Adams took game 5 and the set 4-1, giving themthe match. Good match by two good teams.
Final Score: Samuel Adams (12) Straight Shooters (8)
Table 5: #3 English Majors vs #5 Slapshot:
The Slapshot team after struggling last week came back to playsome good pool and the Majors struggled for the second week in a row. Slapshot took the opening two games beforethe Majors got on board with a win in game 3. Slapshot took game 4 to get to the hill. The Majors took game 5 beforeSlapshot posted a win in game 6 to win the set 4-2.
This set belonged to Slapshot as they capitalized on everymistake that the Majors made and when the smoke cleared, it was a sweep by Slapshots 4-0.
Nick for theEnglish Majors nailed the 10 ball on the break in game 1 but could not win the game. Slapshot took game 1 with a 8-10combo, took game 2, added another combo win, a 4-10 in game 3 and held the Majors off the score sheet posting 8straight wins and their second set shut out. A valiant effort by the English Majors and nice shooting by Slapshot in angood shooting executions.
Final Score: Slapshot (15) English Majors (2)
STANDINGS1ST #7 MIDNIGHT EXPRESS 116
6TH #9 BAD ENGLISH 802ND #1 S & S EXPRESS 94
7TH #6 SAMUEL ADAMS 793RD #8 TABLE WRESTLERS 90
8TH #4 POND CREEK DOGS 744TH #2 STRAIGHT SHOOTERS 88
9TH #5 SLAPSHOT 665TH #10 DISORDERLY DUO 81
10TH #3 ENGLISH MAJORS 51