Galacticos edge past battling Trojans

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Carrick and District League champions Greenisland Galacticos hosted the come-back kings, Whitehead Trojans and won 8-6.

To say this was a tight affair is an understatement, as both teams matched each other frame for frame, with the Galacticos holding a slim lead 4-3 at the break.

Trojans tried to slow things down and the tactic appeared to be working at 6-6 but Carson brothers, Chris and Steven, closed the match out 8-6.

League leaders,

The Swift ran out 11-3 winners over Scorpions. The visitors led 2-1 but Swift rattled out the next 10 in a row before losing a late frame. Best for Swift: D Irwin 3/3, R Butler 3/3, A Arbuthnot 2/2, P Roberts 2/2, J Meredith 1/1. Best for Scorpions: D Whiteside 2/3.

Doagh Weapons emerged as 9-5 winners against Hit Men & Her. Doagh’s Wayne Lewis pocketd a brace and talisman Iain Britton adding yet another hat-trick.

In Whitehead the Spartans demolished Greenisland Colts 13-1. Best for the hosts: W Irvine 3/3, R Hawkins 2/2, K English 2/2, L Topping 2/2, D Lowe 2/2, S McWirter 2/3. Greenisland’s response came courtesy of manager, H Warwick.

Greenisland Working Men’s Club and Eastway shared the spoils in 7-7 draw.Best for Greenisland WMC: H Regan 2/3, A Galloway 2/3, R Brown 1/1, for the visitors D Flanigan 2/3.

Elsewhere Alpha lost 10-4 at home to the Cowboys and Teddy Bears won 8-6 at Clare Roberts’ Warriors.

Results

Swift 11-3 Scorpions

Greenisland Galacticos 8-6 Trojans

Spartans 13-1 Greenisland Colts

Hit Men & Her 5-9 Doagh Weapons

Greenisland WMC 7-7 Eastway

Warriors 6-8 Teddy Bears

Alpha 4-10 Cowboys