Melton Pool: Chalk is Cheap pile on the pressure as Summer League hots up

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Arr Boy put in a dominant display in Melton Summer Pool League as they thrashed the Welby 8-1, taking them to third in Division One.

Monkey Magic managed to keep their noses in front with a fine 7-2 win over Thunders, but Chalk is Cheap are hot on their heels after an equally impressive 7-2 win over the Fulderiks.

We Don’t Play There Anymore edged past Timmy’s Stick in a very closely-fought match, and while Conkerers’ 5-4 win over the Duke was much needed, it still wasn’t enough to lift them out of the bottom two.

* In Division Two, Eaton YM moved up to third as Craig Hubbard’s treble earned them a 7-2 win over Janet Noels Best.

The Swanderers are still pushing for honours in second after beating Olly’s Army 6-3, and Polish Club SL15 got their first win of the season after a final frame decider against Armee Pere.

Red Hot Chilli Potters kept top spot after beating the Crown 5-4, Shane Sharkey grabbing an eight-ball clearance.

* Young Guns’ 9-0 demolition of Crazy Gang sent them top of Division Three.

Notorious TIB grabbed their second win as they beat Half Cut 6-3, while Rock Out With Your Chalk Out and Pool Boyz earned 5-4 wins over Phoenix Knights and Welby Wanderers respectively. Both teams are now level on points just behind the leaders.

Rob Taylor was denied a treble in the final frame of You Shall Not Pot’s 5-4 win over I Smell a Re-Rack.

* In Division Four, Burton Street Preachers held on to top spot after Mike Allen’s treble saw them past the winless Con Merchants, 6-3.

Noels 365 are mid-table after an impressive 6-3 result against See You Next Tuesday, but We Are Solids Right! are just two points behind the leaders after defeating MSC Elite 6-3.

Beedies Bitches kept up their good form with another 5-4 win over Legion B.

* Cue Up rose to second in Division Five after beating Cue Chaos 6-3, despite Sam Rayson’s hat-trick.

Our Drinking Team Has a Pool Problem breezed past Bears on Powder 6-3, and Ingall’s Idiots maintained their slender lead with a 5-4 win over Gamblers Anonymous.