Darlington 2 star


A Squad of 10 players took part in the Darlington 2 star. Cadet boys started the day with Luca Pontone reaching the first round. Both Sam Hume and Max Duffin both made it through to the last 16 before going down to seeds with Sam Hume pushing Tom Rayner all the way to the 5th before losing 11-9. Peter made it to the Semis before losing to eventual winner Josh Weatherby.

The Junior Boys saw Troy Maddison, Jack Jacomb and Troy Maddison Max and Sam all reach the main event going through their groups. With Lee just losing to 7th Seed Joe Walker 11-9 in the 5th in the group. Troy and Sam bowed out at the first round Troy just losing out in the 5th and Sam having run out of steam. Max and Jack had to play off for a spot in the quarterfinals with Jack coming through 3-0. Lee Tinkler also went down at the last 16 losing to Justin Wong.

The under 13’s saw Leo Pontone shock the seeding’s and win his group, Luca also made it through his group to set up a 1st round clash with Lewis Ellams which he came through 3-1. Leo playing out of his skin fought back from 2-0 down to take Jamie Peacock to the 5th end before going down. Luca Quarter final was against Tom Rayner, Luca took the first end and lost a tight second set before losing the 3rd and just losing the 4th in a great display of composure.  Peter Smallcombe made his way through the bottom half, taking out Adam Lambert and Charlie Turner to reach the final. The final saw Peter go 1-0 up and 2-1 up before it going to the 5th where Peter came through to win the title.

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