Tunney clears up with 127 break
THE summer season started in style as Alan Tunney scored a superb 126 clearance in the fourth frame of Premier champions Riley's Q 3-3 draw with Torre Conservative A.
Jason Matthews scored a break of 37 as he won both his frames for Torre.
Preston Cue G took the early lead two-point advantage over the chasing pack after their 6-0 win over Brixham Conservative A.
Ben Francis scored a 41 clearance in the opening frame to guide Riley's B to a 4-2 win over Upton Social A.
Steve Slade got his season off to a flier as he scored a break of 45 in Torquay Squash A 4-2 win over St Annes Q, for whom Darren Smith scored a break of 48 in the opening frame.
Newly promoted Riley's C came from 2-0 down to earn a 3-3 draw with Riley's E.
Results: Torre Conservative A (Jason Matthews 37) 3 Riley's Q (Alan Tunney 126 clearance) 3, Torquay Squash A (Steve Slade 45) 4 St Annes Q (Darren Smith 48) 2, Riley's E 3 Riley's C 3, Preston Cue G 6 Brixham Conservative A 0, Riley's B (Ben Francis 41 clearance) 4 Upton Social A 2, Riley's A had a free week. Highest Break: Alan Tunney 126 (cl)
PALACE Place took the early lead as they bounced back from losing the opening frame to win the next five as they beat Brixham RBL B 5-1. Dan Lewis won the RBL's only frame.
St Anne's B carried their good form over from the previous season as they beat Torquay Squash C 5-1, for whom Marcus Ward was a winner.
Preston Cue E started their season with a win, as they beat Brixham Conservative B 4-2.
Teignmouth RBL A returned to winning ways as Andy Hill scored a break of 28 in their 4-2 win over Preston Conservative C.
Torquay Squash D won the final two frames to beat Torquay Squash B 4-2. Preston Conservative A will be looking for a win in their first match of the season this week, as they play catch-up on the teams above after having a free week.
Results: St Annes B 5 Torquay Squash C 1, Palace Place B 5 Brixham British Legion A 1, Brixham Conservative B 2 Preston Cue E 4, Teignmouth British Legion A (Andy Hill 28) 4 Preston Conservative C 2, Torquay Squash D 4 Torquay Squash B 2, Preston Conservative A had a free week. Highest Break: Andy Hill 28.
MID-Devon Constitutional Club B took the early one-point lead in the division as they beat Teignmouth RBL B 5-1, whom Steve Vercoe won their only frame to avoid the whitewash.
Alnardo Folloni scored a break of 22 in the fifth frame as Preston Cue W won the final two frames to beat Preston Cue C 4-2, for whom Dominic Wittwer scored a break of 23 in the fourth as he won both his frames.
Matt Helley scored a break of 22 as Riley's D came back from losing the opening frame to beat St Marychurch Conservative B 4-2.
Hookhills B came from 2-1 down to earn a 3-3 draw with Kirkham Street A, for whom Ian Giles scored a break of 22 in the second frame for his new team.
John Nugent kept up his good form as he had a break of 28, whilst his team mate Julian Nash had a break of 24 as Riley's Z came from 3-1 down to earn a 3-3 draw with Roundham B, for whom Malcolm Carter scored a break of 24 in the third.
Preston Cue H and Preston Cue D shared the points as they drew 3-3 in a hard fought match.
Results: Mid Devon Constitutional B 5 Teignmouth British Legion B 1, Preston Cue C (Dominic Wittwer 23) 2 Preston Cue W (Al Folloni 22) 4, Kirkham Street A (Ian Giles 22) 3 Hookhills B 3, Preston Cue H 3 Preston Cue D 3, St Marychurch Conservative B 2 Riley's D (Matt Helley 22) 4, Roundham B (Malcolm Carter 24) 3 Riley's Z (John Nugent 28 and Julian Nash 24) 3. Highest Break: John Nugent 28.
The Hill Cup (U20s) is being held at Riley's this Saturday (11) start, the competition will be played on a round robin basis and entry is £1.
Dennis Andrews Cup – Preliminary Round (to be played by June 4)
Preston Conservative A v Riley's E, Torquay Squash D v Kirkham Street A
Dennis Andrews Cup – 1st Round (to be played by June 7)
Torquay Squash B v Newton Mid Devon Constitutional B, Teignmouth British Legion A v Preston Cue W, St Annes B v Preston Conservative C, Riley's D v Preston Cue H, Torquay Squash D/Kirkham Street A v Preston Cue G, Riley's Q v Torquay Squash C, Preston Cue C v Riley's A, Roundham B v Brixham Cons B, Torre Cons A v Riley's Z, Hookhills B v Brixham Cons A, Preston Cons A/ Riley's E v Riley's C, Upton Social A v Teignmouth BL B, Brixham BL A v Torquay Squash A, Preston Cue D v Riley's B, St Annes Q v Preston Cue E, Palace Place B v St Marychurch Cons B,