2022-23 Division 2 Round-Up

11 May 2023 17:00:00 Posted By Luton
Last Updated: 11 May 2023 20:37:00

The Ari Chicks 4-8 Weavers' Beavers & Balls

Weavers' Beavers & Balls were already crowned champions before this match, but ended the season on a high with a comfortable 8-4 away win against bottom side The Ari Chicks. The newly crowned champions won both halves of the match 4-2, with Stuart Robertson and Zenya Heap both winning twice on the night, with the latter claiming second spot in the individual stats as a result. Victoria Page also won two frames in response for The Ari Chicks.

The Feathers 6-6 Ari Potters

3rd placed Ari Potters were held to a 6-6 draw by 8th placed The Feathers, meaning they were unable to move up into second place on the final day. Ari Potters led at various times throughout the match, but two wins from Tony Bainborough and Callum Denton made sure the hosts rescued the draw. Tony Friston was also a double winner for the visitors.

Nomads 9-0 The C Team

The C Team were unable to field a full team in their final game of the season, and so Nomads were awarded the 9-0 victory. This result meant, however, that Nomads overtook The C Team for 4th place in the table.

Misfits 6-6 Dairy Maid Krazies

Another draw took place as 6th placed Misfits drew 6-6 with 7th placed Dairy Maid Krazies, meaning the two teams remained level on points, with the host;s only taking 6th spot by virtue of the fact they won more matches over the course of the season. On the night, Dairy Maid Krazies led 3-0 before Misfits won the next five frames to take control, but against the hosts won three in a row to lead the match, before Misfits captain Tony Festa won his second of the evening to make sure the points were shared.



Steve Williams of Dairy Maid Krazies won the Division 2 Most Wins with 23 wins and only 9 defeats, at a win rate of 71.88%. He finished 4 wins clear of Weavers' Beavers & Balls pair Zenya Heap and Jay Smith, who both finished on 19 wins and 6 losses, at a rate of 76%, and Misfits captain Tony Festa, who had a record of 19-10. Owen Garland of Hot Shots completed the top 5, finishing on 18 wins and 6 losses.

1) Steve Williams - Dairy Maid Krazies - P32 W23 L9 (71.88%)

2) Zenya Heap - Weavers' Beavers & Balls - P25 W19 L6 (76.00%)

3) Jay Smith - Weavers' Beavers & Balls - P25 W19 L6 (76.00%)

4) Tony Festa - Misfits - W29 W19 L10 (65.52%)

5) Owen Garland - Hot Shots - P24 W18 L6 (75.00%)













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