Exciting End to GC National Qualifier

July 14th 2015

There was an enthralling end to the GC Level B (H’cap 3-8) National Qualifier at The Rec on a fine sunny day. The 16 competitors took part in a Swiss Flexible format tournament. Going into the last round any one of four players could have won the tournament. Eventually it all came down to the last match to finish with Roger Sutton playing Roger Goldring, both on 80% wins, and to the golden hoop. Roger Goldring brought the score back to 6 all with a successful jump shot at hoop 12. He had a chance to win at the golden hoop but this time his jump shot was unsuccessful. This left Roger Sutton to run the hoop and win 7-6. The winner goes forward to the National Final at Hunstanton in September.

Bath players Norman Connor (7th) and Bob Hart (13th) both competed well against a very strong field. Also competing was Patrick Knight of Camerton & Peasedown CC who finished in 12th position.

Final leading positions:

  1. Roger Sutton (Sussex CC, Southwick)
  2. Brian McCausland (Nailsea)
  3. Chris Heath (Guildford)
  4. Roger Goldring (Phyllis Court, Henley)
  5. Andrea Huxley (Guildford)
  6. Gavin Taylor