Billiards Doubles Champions at last! – Steve Boterhoek and Chris Christodoulou
Park Gate's Chris Christodoulou and Steve Boterhoek have won the Jim Watts Memorial Handicap Billiards Doubles Championship, defeating Hamble's Nick Wood and Will Mildenhall in the 200 up final, 200-134, played at Chandlers Ford Central Club.
They beat Curdridge RBL holders Derek Fry and Brian Bull 200-148 in the semi-final, and in the other semi-final Wood and Mildenhall overcame 2016 champions Tony Aldridge and Lee Fitzpatrick 200-158.
In the semi-final there was a potting masterclass from Christodoulou, and in the final, Boterhoek chipped in with a fine 27 break to help win their first billiards doubles trophy. Well done Chris and Steve!
Brian Cannons /Matt Osborne 140 V Nick Wood / Will Mildenhall 200
Chris Bishop / Malcolm Willis 162 V Steve Boterhoek / Chris Christodoulou 200
Derek Fry / Brian Bull 200 V Mick Kunzi / Steve Allen 153
Ian Finch / Chris Pullen 197 V Tony Aldridge / Lee Fitzpatrick 200
Clive Gamblin / Gwen Gamblin 194 V Nick Wood / Will Mildenhall 200
Ian Finch / Chris Pullen 200 V Peter Green / Simon Green 155
Tony Aldridge / Lee Fitzpatrick 200 V Mark Emm / Derek King 195
S Boterhoek / C Christodoulou 200 (CC 46 unf) V P Tavender / P Lawrence 141
Trevor Thorn / Dave White 199 V Mick Kunzi / Steve Allen 200