Pairs help Lumley to victory
In the Danby Autos Sunderland Snooker League, Lumley travelled to Washington Snooker and started well with Sean Henderson winning the first frame with the aid of a 24 break, 55-8.
In a close second frame, a 33 break saw Martin Ball start strongly against Stephen Thompson but, going down to the final black, Stephen pinched the frame 66-57 to level the match.
Norman Leslie won a the third frame on the final black against Andrew Drinkwater 70-67 before a 45 break saw Jimmy Jackson level the match, winning the fourth frame 88-7.
In the pairs, Stephen Thompson/Norman Leslie beat Sean Henderson/Brian Meuse 61-31 for the 3-2 win.
A 40 break saw Mark Fox dominate the first frame for Whitburn at home to Biddick A, winning 66-3 before a 35 break helped Joseph Cromby win the second frame beating Terry Froud 71-41.
Tony Hazard potted well with breaks of 22 and 27 to win the third frame 87-29 and a 23 break saw John Smith win the fourth frame beating Rod Turnbull 66-42.
In the pairs, David Adamson/Rod Turnbull beat John Smith/Graeme Ablett 65-35 to make the final score 4-1 Whitburn.
In the club battle between Seaham Conservatives B and A, Robin Midson got the B team off to the perfect start with an excellent result, beating Gary Stockton 83-44.
Steven Maratty quickly levelled the match beating Manna Singh 66-32 before an excellent comeback saw Jimmy Ashcroft beat Les Pinder 52-38.
Colin Dobson increased the B teams lead winning the third frame 65-41 before a 26 break helped Robert Cougle, when paired with Gordon Elliott, win the pairs 72-26 to reduce the defeat to 3-2.
Steels welcomed Murton Colliery and got off to a perfect start with Tommy Ayre winning the first frame 71-19 and Jimmy Gales winning the second frame against Stephen Cook 59-24.
Ray Charlton Junior won a close third frame beating Stephen Clementson on the final black 46-41 before Vince Flynn won the fourth frame beating Jackson Mason 79-31.
In the pairs, Jackson Mason/Ryan Lowes beat Ray Charlton Senior and Junior 74-23 for a consolation point making the final score 4-1 Steels.
Adam Smith started the first frame strongly for South Hylton at home to Pennywell Comrades with a 40 break until an excellent 25 clearance, including a long pink and long black, saw Joe Turner pinch the frame 75-70.
Breaks of 27 and 36 saw Chris Robson quickly level the match 79-27 before Stuart Taylor dominated the third frame beating Graham Rutland 63-13.
Dean Taylor potted well winning the fourth frame 70-16 before teaming up with Ian McDermott to win the pairs against Bobby Boyce/Ian Stewart 71-41 for the 4-1 win.
Biddick B defeated Mill View 3-2.