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Solomon Trophy 2011: Day 3 commentary

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pictureDanny Huneycutt, USA captain (Photo: Eileen Soo)

by Brian Fisk at Hamptworth CC
30th June 2011 (International)

Good morning - play will start at 09:00 BST

08:52

Well the US team is out practising for the third round of the doubles, apart from Stephen there is no sign of the GB team.

08:58

We are starting with the third round of the doubles and the matches are as follows

court 1: Ian BURRIDGE & Dave MAUGHAM (GB) vs Doug GRIMSLEY & Ben ROTHMAN (US)

court 2: Ian LINES & Samir PATEL (GB) vs Chris PATMORE & Jeff SOO (US)

court 3: Tony LE MOIGNAN & Stephen MULLINER (GB) vs Jim BAST & Danny HUNEYCUTT (US)

09:14

Court 2: Lines (U) plays to east boundary level with hoop 4. Patmore (Y) plays duffer tice millimetres N of penult. Samir shoots at partner ball from corner III and misses into corrner IV. Soo hits partner ball and takes off to U.

09:17

Court 3: missed opening but Mulliner (R) has made hoop 1 and rushed K into corner IV getting a rush on U towards partner ball SE of hoop 3.

Court 1: still practising

09:20

Tony tells me that he laid a duffer tice and Stephen hit it on court 3.

09:22

Soo has a hampered shot after 2 but makes the roquet on partner ball

09:24

court 3: Stephen is round to 6 with a regulation 4 ball break.

Samir is busy working on the software to help manage the opens...

09:26

Court 1: play finally starts with Rothman (K) putting a ball on the E boundary some 12yd N of corner IV

09:26

Burridge (Y) shoots into corner II

09:34

He places Y some 4 feet away from K rushable to hoop 2 and U is left near the peg.
Maugham shoots at U from A baulk and misses to the middle of the N boundary.

Y is rushed S of hoop 3 and croqueted to hoop 2 going to R.

Court 3: stephen lays a horizontal spread with his balls 3 yds apart on the E boundary

09:35

Danny shoots at Y and misses nearby

09:37

Court 2: Soo misses return roquet after 2b leaving his ball on the N boundary N of hoop 1

09:38

Samir missesd the 7yd shot at R into corner II

09:41

Court 3: Tony has made hoop 1

09:51

Court 2: Soo shoots with R at Y and misses to the S boundary (Y is by hoop 1)

Court 1: Rothman is at hoop 5

Court 3: Tony fails hoop 2 off partner ball. Jim shoots at R and hits.

Court 1: Ian shoots B at K in corner II and misses.

meanwhile there is an exciting debate on likely disasters in the UK with various hypotheses about how many people you could kill in a football stadium with a jumbo jet..

09:54

Court 3: Danny has made hoop 2.

Court 2: Patmore made hoop 1 but failed to roquet his pioneer at 2.

Court 1: Rothman has gone to 4b with a flattish diagonal spread.

09:57

Court 1: Maugham elects to shoot with R at B & K halfway down the E boundary with his partner ball at the peg. He hits U.

Court 2: Lines is preparing to approach hoop 1

Court 3: Huneycutt has blobbed 3.

10:14

sorry aout the break - no signal :-(

Court 1: Maugham fails hoop 1 and Grimsley hits and rushes partner ball to the S boundary S of hoop 1.
He hits his croquet shot too hard and makes his shot at R difficult enough to miss.
Maugham makes hoop 1 but fails to hit the 5yarder at K and ends up on the E boundary.
Rothman roquets Y and takes off to R. He croquets R to S of hoop 3 and joins partner near hoop 1.
Burridge shoots at R and misses. Grimsley makes hoop 1.

Court 2: Lines has made hoop 1.
Lines is approaching 2b.

Court 3: Le Moignan shoots at K with Y and misses, Huneycutt makes 3.
Honeycutt fails 5. Mulliner misses with red. Bast hits B through the hoop and approaches hoop 1.
Bast fails hoop 1. Mulliner shoots R at Y but clips hoop 3 and ends up 4 yds away from Y.
Bast makes hoop 1 to the N boundary (partner is still on the S boundary) and
retires to the S boundary just outside corner IV.

10:20

Court 1: Bast starts his STP by jawsing K in 4b.

Court 2: Lines leaves a diagonal spread with Y 3 feet from the peg.

Court 3: Le Moignan makes hoop 2 and rushes partner ball to 3. He makes hoop 3.

10:24

Court 1: Bast manages to roquet K in jaws of 4b and has difficult take off to Y s of hoop 5. Bast blobs 5 and Burridge has a shot with Y at B which he hits.

Court 2: Patmore hits U with Y.

Court 3: Le Moignan takes off to U on the S boundary and approaches hoop 4. He makes the hoop but has a hampered shot at B.

10:31

Court 1: Burridge misses his rush with Y and ends up on the S boundary 4 yds from U.

Court 2: Patmore approaches hoop 4 with the strat of a possible quad in sight.

Court 3: Le Moignan makes hoop 5.

10:34

Court 1: Burridge misses his rush with Y and ends up on the S boundary 4 yds from U.

Court 2: Patmore approaches hoop 4 with the start of a possible quad in sight. He turns down the quad which is deemed sensible by the other players especially his partner :-)

Court 3: Le Moignan makes hoop 5.

10:38

Court 1: Grimsley blobs hoop 5 again this time Maugham will take the shot.

Court 2: Patmore is apoproaching 1b.

Court 3: Le Moignan is at 2b.

10:48

IMHO play is slow because the courts are very challenging. The top courts are probably running around 12 secs and the bottom 13. The hoops are firm and tight to very tight and the courts although globally flat have small local undulations.

10:52

Court 1: after a short break Maugham has reached hoop 4 and judging by the position of K is think of peeling it through the last to hoops.

Court 2: Patmore is approaching penult.

Court 3: Le Moignan is approaching rover.

11:03

Court 1: Maugham has peeled K through penult and is now approaching 3b.

Court 2: Patmore has made a leave an MSL except a ball is at the peg rather than hoop 2. the GB pair are considering their options.

Court 3: Le Moignan went peg and left a somehwat bent diagonal spread. Bast hit the lift shot at R & Y on the E boundary from the end of A baulk.

11:15

Court 1: Maugham misses his pioneer at penult. Grimsley lifts U and takes the short shot from B baulk.

Court 2: Patel lifts K and hits U near the peg.

Court 3: Bast has broken down at hoop 4. Mulliner had a hampered shot so he played safe to the S boundary 5 yd W of Y. Huneycutt shot at Y but missed. Mulliner hits U with R and gets going.

11:18

Court 3: Mulliner fails 4b letting K in.

Court 2: Patel broke down at hoop 3. Soo is approaching 3b.

Court 1: Grimsley is approaching 3b.

11:27

Court 1: Grimsley is approaching rover.

Court 2: Soo has just pegged out to win +15.

Court 3: Bast runs 6 to the N boundary and then hits a 9 yarder to keep the break going.

SOO & PATMORE (US) beat LINES & PATEL +15.

11:30

court 1: Grimsley pegs out from 6 feet to win +16.

GRIMSLEY & ROTHMAN (US) beat BURRIDE & MAUGHAM +16

11:32

Court 1: Burridge plays Y to 10ys N of corner IV. Rothman lays a duffer tice s of hoop 6 with K.

Court 3: Bast has blobbed 2b.

11:33

Court 2: Soo plays K to E boundary 7 yds N of corner IV.

Court 1: Maugham shoots R at Y and misses into corber IV.

11:34

Court 2: Lines puts Y just S of corner II. Patmore shoots at partner ball and hits.

11:35

court 1: Grimsley shoots at partner from B baulk and hits.

11:38

court 2: Patmore leaves Y on W boundary just N of the peg and retires to K on the E boundary.

Court 1: Grimsley makes a leave with U & K by E boundary level with hoop 4, Y W of hoop 1 and R east of hoop 2.

11:41

court 2: Patel shoots at U & K from A baulk and misses.

11:44

court 1: Rothman has made hoop 1.

court 2: Soo is in play.

court 3: Huneycutt is approaching 1b

11:46

court 2: Soo is making a leave with R & Y crosswired at hoop 2

court 3: Huneycutt has made 1b.

11:51

court 1: Rothman's break continues and is approaching 6.

court 2: R & Y join up; Soo misses the 7 yd shot at partner. Patel is in play.

court 3: Huneycutt is on 3b.

11:57

The crowd has now risen to 16 - more would be very welcome :-)

12:03

court 1: Rothman has gone to 4b and is making a slightly angled horizontal spread with red at the peg. Maugham misses the lift shot with R at U & K

court 2: Patel has made 5 but blobs 6..

court 3. Y has been pegged out.

12:06

court 3: B & K are on the W boundary S of hoop 2. R is NW of hoop 4. Mulliner shoots from corner I but the ball hills off.

12:07

court 1: Grimsley has made hoop 1 with U.

court 2: Patmore has made hoop 1 with U.

12:10

court 3: Bast makes 2b and rolls to 3b but fails to get position. Mulliner takes position in middle of S boundary.

12:14

court 3: Bast lays up behind 4b. Mulliner takes position near corner II.

12:18

crowd has risen to 18.

court 1: Grimsley has failed to approach hoop 5.

court 3: Bast makes 4b and after some deliberation leaves U and K on the boundaries either side of the peg

12:29

court 3: Mulliner attempts to take position in front of penult but the ball hills left. Huneycutt shoots U to a wired position near K on the W boundary
Mulliner shoots at U & K and misses. U & K lay up behind 4b. Mulliner shoots again but misses. Bast starts a 3 ball break and makes penult.

12:31

Bast runs rover but misses the return roquet to the N boundary.

12:33

Bast shoots at the peg and hits after Mulliner shoots at U and misses.

12:40

Mulliner takes position in front of penult. Huneycutt shoots and hits R. and takes off to peg out. They win +3

HUNEYCUTT & BAST (US) beat MULLINER & LE MOIGNAN +3

12:42

court 2: Soo is approaching hoop 3.

court 1: Maugham has made 4b and is setting up a leave

12:46

sorry that should read 3b of course :-(

14:36

sorry that should read 3b of course :-(

K is at 3b wired from R&Y on the E boundary U is out towards the W boundary level with the peg.

court 2: Soo missed the return roquet after 3. Lines hits partner ball with Y and takes off to K on the N boundary,
spreading oppo balls(K near 2, U near 1) and setting trap for R in corner 4. K shoots at U and misses.
(lunch break )
State of game: U and R on 4-back, K on 4, Y on 1. R left New Standard Leave with U on upright of 4; K hit short
shot but fails 1-back. Y has easy shot and is in. First look at triple spoiled by accidentally roqueting the reception
ball first. Y fails hoop 6. U hits R and rearranges court, leaving R a cross court shot at U's rush on K on the East
boundary. R misses, K rearranges the court, then Y hits in but sticks in 6.

court 1: Grimsley hits the lift shot with U shooting down the E boundary at R&Y.
(lunch break)
Sate of game: U pegged out by R, K on 4-back, Y on 1. K hits in to attempt 2-ball break with R. Long return roquet after penult
adds some excitement. K finishes turn in front of Rover, with Y near corner 1 and R near North boundary behind 2. Y misses shot at
R, landing about 1 yd behind R. K makes Rover but has no shot at peg or oppo. K shoots out to East boundary
about mid-court. Y moves balls to mid-court on West side with Y having rush to 1. K shoots to South boundary
behind 4. Y ends up with big roll to put K at 2 and Y about 5 yds behind 1; Y misses but land near R. K hits peg
to end game.

Match to US: +16, +14

court 3: (lunch break) Tony (Y) and Steve (R) v. Danny (U) and Jim (K)
Second game started with K on first break. K attempts a NSL-ish leave but fails to hide R at hoop 4.
U is left on East boundary and K on West about hoop 2 high, Y west of peg. Y mishits ball to land near R on
court. U hits Y and rearranges court. Spectators legs are endangered by cut rush on K but no injuries reported due to
preventative evacuation of the area. U sets trap behind 1 with R near 2 and Y near 3. R misses Y, and U begins
break, getting the 4-back peel after 6 but fails to make 2-back. Y has easy start to break.

14:54

sorry that should read 3b of course :-(

K is at 3b wired from R&Y on the E boundary U is out towards the W boundary level with the peg.

court 2: Soo missed the return roquet after 3. Lines hits partner ball with Y and takes off to K on the N boundary,
spreading oppo balls(K near 2, U near 1) and setting trap for R in corner 4. K shoots at U and misses.
(lunch break )
State of game: U and R on 4-back, K on 4, Y on 1. R left New Standard Leave with U on upright of 4; K hit short
shot but fails 1-back. Y has easy shot and is in. First look at triple spoiled by accidentally roqueting the reception
ball first. Y fails hoop 6. U hits R and rearranges court, leaving R a cross court shot at U's rush on K on the East
boundary. R misses, K rearranges the court, then Y hits in but sticks in 6.

court 1: Grimsley hits the lift shot with U shooting down the E boundary at R&Y.
(lunch break)
Sate of game: U pegged out by R, K on 4-back, Y on 1. K hits in to attempt 2-ball break with R. Long return roquet after penult
adds some excitement. K finishes turn in front of Rover, with Y near corner 1 and R near North boundary behind 2. Y misses shot at
R, landing about 1 yd behind R. K makes Rover but has no shot at peg or oppo. K shoots out to East boundary
about mid-court. Y moves balls to mid-court on West side with Y having rush to 1. K shoots to South boundary
behind 4. Y ends up with big roll to put K at 2 and Y about 5 yds behind 1; Y misses but land near R. K hits peg
to end game.

Match to US: +16, +14

GRIMSLEY & ROTHMAN (US) beat BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM +16, +14

Match score is level at 4:4

court 3: (lunch break) Tony (Y) and Steve (R) v. Danny (U) and Jim (K)
Second game started with K on first break. K attempts a NSL-ish leave but fails to hide R at hoop 4.
U is left on East boundary and K on West about hoop 2 high, Y west of peg. Y mishits ball to land near R on
court. U hits Y and rearranges court. Spectators legs are endangered by cut rush on K but no injuries reported due to
preventative evacuation of the area. U sets trap behind 1 with R near 2 and Y near 3. R misses Y, and U begins
break, getting the 4-back peel after 6 but fails to make 2-back. Y has easy start to break.

court 3 Le Moignan blobs 4 and Huneycutt hits R.

court 2 Patel shoots red just outside corner III.

Ian Burridge has just performed a speed test which shows both top and bottom courts are running around 12 secs.
There is some debate as to whether it's worth testing again when the sun comes out.

spectator count has reached 28 :-)

court 2: Soo has failed 1b. Lines joins partner near corner III. Patmore fails to rush peel partner at 1b.

14:58

court 2: Patmore makes 4b with U.

court 3: Huneycutt fails to approach 3b and retires to corner I

15:11

court 2: Patmore goes to peg with a sort of diagonal spread (Y vaguely near the peg). Lines shoots with Y at U&K and misses.

court 3: Mulliner is in break approaching 6.

We have two spare courts and it is not clear what games might start - we await with bated breath

15:21

court 2: Soo misses return roquet after 2b.

court 3: Mulliner goes to 4b leaving a reverse diagonal spread with K at the peg.

15:25

court 3: U took short shot at R&K from end B Baulk and just missed.

court 2: Patel runs 4b with R.

15:32

court 2: Patel runs rover and pegs out U. Leaving K just out from the middle of the E boundary and R&Y towards the N end of the W boundary 5 yds apart

15:37

court 3: Le Moignan just misses his pioneer at 1b. Huneycutt shoots at R with U and misses.

court 2: Soo shoots with black at R&Y fom A balk and misses. Lines roquets red and lays up on the S boundary just out of corner I

15:40

court 2: Soo shoots with K and misses. Lines rushes partner ball to N of 6.

court 3: Le Moignan makes 1b.

15:41

court 2: Lines fails 6.

15:56

court 2: K shoots at R and misses. R retires to corner 1. K shoots at Y and hits.
K approaches 3b and misses the fails the hoop from 6 feet. Lines joins R in corner I.
Soo shoots and misses.

court 3: Le Moignan fails to aproach 3b and retires to W boundary.
U takes lift and shoots from B baulk missing down to S boundary.
R joins Y on W boundary. Bast shoots with B and hits R. B fails to appraoch penult and retires to join
U on the S boundary. Y joins R on the W boundary.

16:02

court 2: Lines has made 6 but over approaches 1b and takes position in front of hoop.

16:02

court 2: Lines has made 6 but over approaches 1b and takes position in front of hoop.
K shoots and misses. Y runs hoop, roquets partner, dispatches K to 10yds E of the peg and retires to corner II.

court 3: Huneycutt fails to approach 3b and retires to join K by 4b.
R shoots at B&K and misses.

16:10

court 3: K fails penult. Y shoots and hits K in the jaws.
Y fails to approach 3b and retires wih a rush to the hoop

court 2: K shoots again and misses. Lines makes 2b ut the ball fails to run off the boundary so has no rush to 3b. He rolls both balls off the court N of corner I.

16:14

court 2: K shoots and misses in Corner I. Lines makes 3b off K and makes a wide join with R on the W boundary.

16:15

court 2: K shoots and hits R in corner 1.

16:19

court 2: K shoots and hits R in corner 1. K makes 3b and hits a long return roquet on Y.

court 3: K takes position just outside corner IV.

16:20

court 2: K rushes R to NW of 4b on the N boundary.

16:23

K fails 4b from 8 feet. Patel misses with R into corner IV.

court 3: Y makes 3b and retires to E boundary as there is concern that shooting at Y and mising might give U a lift

16:29

court 2: K shoots at red and misses. R&Y join N of 4b.
U shoots at K and misses.

court 3: K shoots at R and misses. R plays and places K naer corner 1 and R&Y behind 4b inviting a shot from K. K places ball in middle of E boundary.

16:40

court 2: Y makes 4b and attempts to approach penult off K laying near the peg.
He clips the peg and lays up 2/3 of the way doen the W boundary. K shoots at R
and misses. R roquets K and joins up with Y in corner II.

court 3: Y makes penult but end us just S of rover when approaching. Y declares shot as giving away lift and this is a good position

16:49

court 3: U shoots at K and misses.

court 2: Y makes penult and rolls balls to corner IV.

16:51

K takes position on bundary S of rover. Y takes off to K and plays stop shot getting
position on rover. Y fails rover.

court 3: U makes 3b and retires to E boundary.

16:54

court 2: R & Y join in corner 1 with rush to rover. K takes position 10yds N of corner I.

16:55

court 2: R&Y retire with rush to corner IV

17:04

court 3: Y tries to take position through rover but only gets into the jaws.
K rushes U to R and rushes R to the peg. Takes off and makes penult.
Gets hoop and roquet and then takes off to Y and makes rover.

court 2: K shoots and hits R&Y and rushes Y to 4b.
He makes 4b but misses rush on Y and ends up in middle of S boundary.
Y shoots at R and misses to the N boundary. K shoots and misses. R&Y retire towards corner I.

17:39

court 3: K makes a leave with R on the boundary behind 4b,
R by the peg and U&K with a rush near corner I. R shoots at Y and misss to the S boundary some 2 yds from U.

court 2: K shoots at R and misses. Y ends up in the jaws of rover.
K shoots and hits red over to E boundary.

sorry had to absent myself for a few minutes so the commentary is incomplete.

HUNEYCUTT & BAST (US) beat Mulliner & LE MOIGNAN (GB) +3,+6

The US now lead GB 5-4

court 2: K makes penult and hits R&Y near corner II.
K makes rover off R, and finishes to win +3

PATMORE & SOO (US) beat LINES & PATEL (GB) +15,+3

we now resume the doubles games from day 1

court 1: MULLINER & LE MOIGNAN (GB) vs PATMORE & SOO

court 2: BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM (GB) vs HUNEYCUTT & BAST

court 4: PATEL & LINES (GB) vs ROTHMAN & GRIMSLEY

17:57

current position

court 1: MULLINER & LE MOIGNAN (GB) vs PATMORE & SOO (-26TP,+21TP)

court 2: BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM (GB) vs HUNEYCUTT & BAST (-18TP)

court 4: PATEL & LINES (GB) vs ROTHMAN & GRIMSLEY (-1)

court 1: Patmore in break with Y approaching 5

court 2: Huneycutt in break with U after 3

court 4: Grimsley in break with U setting diagonal spread having got to 4b

17:59

court 4: Patel misses lift shot from A baulk at U&K.

18:01

court 4: Patel misses lift shot from A baulk at U&K. K blobs hoop 1.

18:07

court 4: Lines shoots at U&K with Y and misses to the S boundary.

court 1: Patmore leave s diagonal spread with U at the peg.
Le Moignan shoots with U from B bault at R and misses

18:14

court 4: K fails hoop 3.Samir hits with R.

court 1: Soo laid up near hoop 2. Mulliner hits Y with K.

court 2: Huneycutt goes to 4b and leaves a diagonal spread with Y at the peg.
Maugham hits K with R from B baulk.

18:15

court 4: R fails hoop 1.

court 1: B & K lay up with rush to hoop 1.

court 2: R fails hoop 1

18:20

court 1: R shoots and clangs hoop 4.

court 2: R runs hoop 1.

court 4: R shoots at U&K and misses.

18:28

court 1: R shoots and hits U

court 2: R has just run 5.

court 4: K is approaching 1b

18:31

court 1: R makes hoop 1

court 2: R makes 1b

court 4: K blobs 1b

18:38

court 1: R has made hoop 2

court 2: R sets up leave after 3b - U at hoop 4 wired from R&Y, K near middle of W boundary,

court 4: Y misses U&K. K fails 3b. R hits Y

18:42

court 1: R is approaching 5

court 2: K shoots and misses

court 4: R misapproaches 1 but still runs with a jump shot which gets applause from the players.

18:44

court 1: R is approaching 6

court 2: Y makes an angled hoop 1 with a jump shot and hits a 12 yd roquet.

court 4: R is approaching 3

18:52

court 1: R fails to roquet Y after 2b and ends up on the N boundary.

court 2: Y has run hoop 3

court 4: R is approaching 2b

18:53

court 1: K fails hoop 1

19:00

court 1: Y plays and leaves U&K crosswired at 3b.
K shoots at R on the N boundary and hits.

court 2: Y is approaching 3b

court 4: R runs 3b and leaves a reverse OSL

19:12

court 1: K finally makes hoop 1 and is now at hoop 5.

court 2: Y makes penult but misses long shot at R.

court 4: Lift shot missed. Y misses U on E boundary.
K has made 4b

19:23

court 1: K broke down at 5. R&Y join up N of hoop 3 with K S of hoop 5 and U in the middle of W boundary.
K shoots at U and misses.

court 2: U hits K from the A baulk. Leaves R at 1 and Y at 2 with U&K in a rush near corner IV.
Y shoots and hits U.

court 4: K makes rover aand leaves a reverse OSL with Y NNE of hoop 4.
Y shoots at U from end of B baulk and misses.

19:33

court 1: R makes 3b off U and goes to peg with leave. K shoots at U in middle of W boundary and misses.

court 2: Y makes rover but has a hampered shot at R. He roquets R and leaves both balls near 4b.
K shoots at U and misses. R makes 4b and rushes K to U.

court 4: U fails to approach 4b and retires to the middle of the W boundary.
R shoots at Y and misses. U shoots and hits Y. U makes 4b.

19:40

court 1: Y makes 4b but blobs penult.

court 2: R pegs out +17

BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM (GB) vs HUNEYCUTT & BAST -18TP,+17

court 4: U pegs out +17

ROTHMAN & GRIMSLEY (US) beat PATEL & LINES (GB) +1, +17

USA go 7-4 up

19:42

court 1: Y makes 4b but blobs penult. Y finally pegs out to win +22

PATMORE & SOO (US) beat MULLINER & LE MOIGNAN (GB) +26TP,-21TP,+22

court 2: R pegs out +17

BURRIDGE & MAUGHAM (GB) vs HUNEYCUTT & BAST -18TP,+17

court 4: U pegs out +17

ROTHMAN & GRIMSLEY (US) beat PATEL & LINES (GB) +1, +17

USA go 8-4 up

19:46

court 2: Maugham (K) hits turn 3 and leaves R near middle of W boundary and joins up with U NE of hoop 4

19:51

Y goes to corner iv. U makes hoop 1 but fails to roquet R with a hampered shot

19:53

R shoots at Y in corner IV and misses. U roquets K and takes off to corner IV

19:59

U fails hoop 4

20:06

R&Y lay up near hoop 1. K shoots at U and hits.

20:57

apologies for the delay in updates

20:58

Maugham (K) went to 4b. Bast hit the leave and has just o
gone to 4b leaving a reverse OSL

20:59

Burridge (U) has just hit K and taken off to R&Y

21:01

U fails 4

21:05

Huneycutt (R) roquets U and then fails hoop 1

21:09

U has a lift, having been left in the jaws of 4. Roquets R and and goes via K to approach 4. Fails 4.

21:24

R shoots at K but misses. K roquets R and croquets it to the E of hoop 3. Leaves U with a rush to hoop 4 out of corner IV

21:26

U makes 4 but is unable to rush to 5. Lays up in corner 1. Y shoots at K and misses. U&K retire to corner II

21:30

The guys have decided to peg the game down.



 

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