Scintillating South Hylton punish lowly Murton Colliery
South Hylton proved too strong for Murton Colliery when they sailed to a 5-0 victory in the Danby Autos Sunderland Snooker League.
Adam Smith got South Hylton off to an excellent start with breaks of 40 and a 25 clearance.
Graham Rutland increased the lead before a 22-break by Ian Stewart helped win the third frame.
Kevin Harrop won the fourth frame before a 35-break by Bobby Boyce, when paired with Smith, helped win Hylton the pairs, beating Jackson Mason/Stephen Clementson 67-28 to complete the whitewash.
League leaders Washington Snooker started well at home to The Hetton Centre with Stephen Thompson winning the first frame against Paul Nord with the aid of a 32 break.
Paul Stoves levelled the match on the final black 54-51, before Norman Leslie moved Washington back into the lead.
Roful Hoque won the fourth frame before a 24-break by Paul Stoves, when paired with Paul Nord, helped Hetton win the pairs against Stephen Thompson/Norman Leslie 75-36 to reduce the defeat to 3-2.
The match between Whitburn and Seaham Conservatives A proved to be a close match as the singles alternated into a 2-2 situation before Whitburn took the pairs for the overall 3-2 result.
John Butler was in outstanding form for The Victory, who entertained Glendale, winning the first frame.
However, that was as good as it got for Victory as John Danby, John Wiseman, Paul Atkinson clinched wins, before Atkinson teamed up with Frank McParlin to help win the pairs, beating Ray James/Darren Dowell for the 4-1 win.
Steels welcomed Biddick B and started well with Lee Norton winning the first frame before Jimmy Gales won the second.
Ray Charlton Junior won the third frame before John Temple pulled one back for Biddick.
In the pairs, Philip Straughan/Paul Cobb beat Ray Charlton Senior/Vince Flynn 58-40 to reduce the defeat to 3-2.
Mill View travelled to Seaham Conservatives B and got off to an excellent start with Norman Brown winning the first frame and Lee Dixon winning the second frame against Colin Dobson on the final black.
Robin Midson started a comeback for Seaham before Justin Ebdy won a brilliant fourth frame to level the match.
In the pairs, Justin Ebdy/Bobby Carne beat John Spruce/Lee Dixon 61-22 to complete an excellent comeback to win the match 3-2.
Pennywell Comrades started well away at Biddick A with Anthony Longstaff winning the first frame against Steven Tate.
Terry Froud levelled the match before Andy Doran moved Pennywell back into the lead.
Stuart Taylor won the fourth frame before Terry Froud/Dave Adamson won the pairs, beating Andrew Doran/Joe Turner 47-34 to reduce the defeat to 3-2.
Congratulations to South Hylton on winning the final of the 5-a-side, beating Lumley 3-1.