Mid Sussex play out tightly fought draw with Horsham

Barry Martin showed his prowess
Barry Martin showed his prowess

The West Sussex Billiards League match played at the Roffey Club saw Horsham and Mid Sussex playing out a tightly fought 2-2 draw.

John Hoad came out confidently for the host’s with a fine 200-135 win over Martin Payne, the Middies skipper Ian Janman secured the equaliser by building a fluent 40 break then to move on to a convincing 200-90 success.

The visitor’s Barry Martin built a break of 41 then to find his opponent Dave Liliey coming in with a 33 and 43, however, Martin showed his prowess by gaining a 200-149 victory.

The closest frame of the night saw the Hornet’s Colin Harwood open with a 39 break then to see Stuart Williamson reply with a 32, it was a ding dong battle right to the wire with Harwood reaching out over the line 200-197, the match was well marshalled by Dennis Wakeford.

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