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McArthur drops 87 break but Paignton only draw

By Herald Express  |  Posted: November 08, 2012

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LEE McArthur junior started the season in good form, as he compiled an exhilarating break of 87 in the third frame of Paignton Club's 3-3 draw against Brixham Conservative A.

Newly promoted St Marychurch Conservative E (formerly Riley's E) got their season off to the perfect start as Ray Little scored a break of 29 and Lewis Colclough one of 24 in their 6-0 demolition.

Job on St Marychurch Conservative A, who had Pete Lewis had a break of 27 in the third frame.

Andy Neck potted breaks of 80 and 44, and Craig Gayler scored a break of 34 and a 27 clearance, as Riley's A beat Preston Cue A 5-1. Chay Mearns won Cue A's only frame to avoid the whitewash.

Champions St Anne's A suffered defeat in their opening match of the season. Despite breaks of 40 from Jason Whittaker and John Halliwell, they went down 4-2 to St Anne's Q.

Martin Makinen was on top form as he hit breaks of 52 and 49 to lead his team to victory.

Brian Milden used all his experience to score a break of 30, but saw his side St Anne's E slip to a 4-2 defeat to Preston Cue G, who continued their run of recent good form.

Upton Social start their season this week.

Brixham Conservative A 3 Paignton Club (Lee Mc Arthur junior 87) 3, Preston Cue A 1 Riley's A (Andy Neck 80 and 44, Craig Gayler 34 and 27 clearance) 5, St Annes A (John Halliwell 40 and Jason Whittaker 40) 2 St Annes Q Martin Makinen 52 and 49) 4, St Annes E (Brian Milden 30) 2 Preston Cue G 4, St Marychurch Conservative E (Ray Little 29 and Lewis Colclough 24) 6 St Marychurch Conservative A 0. Premier Division High Break: Lee Mc Arthur junior 87.


PRESTON Conservative A are the early leaders as Bradley Kenney scored a break of 37 in the final frame of a 4-2 win over Brixham Sea Anglers B, for whom Mike Heather scored a 22 clearance to win one of their frames.

Sam Northcott scored two 22 clearances to win both her frames, as she led Teignmouth RBL A to a 4-2 win over Brixham Conservatives C.

Torquay Squash D recorded a win in their first match of the season, but had to come from 2-0 down to beat Hookhills A 4-2, whilst Torre Conservative A returned to winning ways, as they beat relegated Torquay Squash A 4-2.

Leigh Charles scored a 25 clearance in the second frame of Torquay Squash C's 3-3 draw with St Anne's D in a close match in which either side could have won. St Anne's B had a free week.

Torquay Squash C (Leigh Charles 25 clearance) 3 St Annes D 3, Torquay Squash A 2 Torre Conservative A 4, Brixham Sea Anglers A (Mike Heather 22 clearance) 2 Preston Conservative A Bradley Kenney 37) 4, Hookhills A 2 Torquay Squash D 4, Teignmouth British Legion A (Sam Northcott 22 clearance x2) 4 Brixham Conservative C 2, St Annes B have a free week (Brixham Conservative C and St Annes B play their home fixtures on a Wednesday). Division One High Break: Bradley Kenney 37.


PRESTON Cue E got off to the perfect start and lead the pack by a point as Shawn Attwood scored a break of 24 in their 5-0 hammering of Kirkham A.

Brixham Sea Anglers A started their season with a 4-1 win over relegated Preston Conservative C, for whom Brian Woods won their only frame to avoid a complete disaster.

Torquay Squash B started their season off with a 4-1 win at Mid Devon Constitutional Z, with Jamie Pearce winning Z's only frame on the black. Brixham Conservatives B started their season with a 3-2 win over Palace Place B.

Newly promoted Brixham Conservatives D started their season off with a win, as they came from 2-1 down to beat new boys Totnes Conservative B 3-2

The other promoted team, Preston Cue W, also got their season off to a good start, as they won the final frame to beat Kirkham Street B 3-2.

Preston Cue E (Shawn Attwood 24) 5 Kirkham Street A 0, Preston Conservative C 1 Brixham Sea Anglers A 4, Newton Mid Devon Constitutional Z 1 Torquay Squash B 4, Palace Place B 2 Brixham Conservative B 3, Kirkham Street B 2 Preston Cue W 3, Brixham Conservative D 3 Totnes Conservative B 2 (Brixham Conservative D play their home fixtures on a Wednesday).


PRESTON Cue H started their season off with a 4-1 win over Preston Cue D.

Riley's D beat tenth-placed Preston Cue B 4-1. Andy Morrison won Preston's only frame to avoid the whitewash.

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club A beat Teignmouth RBL B 4-1. Steve Vercoe won the Legion's only frame, while Preston Cue C started their season with a 3-2 win over eighth placed Hookhills B.

St Marychurch Conservative B got their season off to a good start, as they came from 2-0 down to beat ninth-placed Roundham B, while Torwood Conservative A came from 2-1 down to beat Ellacombe Conservative C 3-2.

Preston Cue C 3 Hookhills B 2, Roundham B 2 St Marychurch Conservative B 3, Preston Cue H 4 Preston Cue D 1, Torwood Conservative A 3 Ellacombe Cons C 2, Riley's D 4 Preston Cue B 1, Torbay RYC A 4 Teignmouth RBL B 1 (St Marychurch Cons B play their home fixtures on a Wednesday).

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