It was a night of shocks at the 19th Halifax Junior Masters event.
The biggest was the quarter-final exit of
The earlier group stages were also eventful. Group 1 saw the elimination of current Masters Champion Jonny Heslop, who lost to
Group 2 was as expected, with Fraser Riley and Zak Cantor going through to the quarter-finals, as Fraser beat Zak 12–10 in the fifth of an entertaining contest.
Group 3 was also more straightforward, with Danny
Group 4 was routine for winner Ben Fillingham, but the forfeit of Jake Clarke due to injury halfway through the group contest left the opportunity for Rayhan Khan and Haworth Hawks’ Ben Farrar, with Rayhan emerging a 3-1 winner.
Amir Hussain, Jonny Heslop, Cameron Sandhu, Jake Challenger
Qualified: Winner - Amir Hussain; Runner Up - Cameron Sandhu
Zak Cantor, Fraser Riley, Aman Khan, Oliver Bryant
Qualified: Winner - Fraser Riley; Runner Up – Zak Cantor
Ben Fillingham, Jake Clarke, Rayhan Khan, Ben Farrar
Qualified: Winner – Ben Fillingham; Runner Up – Rayhan Khan
The only tight contest here saw Cameron continue his good night following his win over Jonny in the group stage, with a narrow 11–9 deciding game win over Danny who struggled to return Cameron’s serves.
Fraser Riley (6) 3 – 0 Rayhan Khan (12)
Zak Cantor (2) 3 – 0 Ben Fillingham (4)
Cameron Sandhu (9) 3 – 2 Danny Olsberg (7)
Semi –final line up this Friday 7pm, seeded position in brackets:
Fraser Riley (6) v Cameron Sandhu (9)
Matthew Broadbent, Oliver Essex, Innes McFadzean, Elliot Whitworth
Alex Ackroyd, Toby Laurie, Joel Carroll, Finn Potts
Qualified: Winner – Alex Ackroyd; Runner Up – Joel Carroll
Ethan Brown, Ben Fell, Ahmed Chaudhry, Hallie Fitton
Qualified: Winner – Ethan Brown; Runner Up – Hallie Fitton
Molly Rhodes, Emily Mellor, Abraham Sellado, Ethan Pettit
Qualified: Winner – Emily Mellor; Runner Up – Molly Rhodes
Molly Rhodes 3 – 0 Alex Ackroyd
Matthew Broadbent 3 – 0 Hallie Fitton
Emily Mellor 3 – 0 Joel Carroll
Ethan Brown 3 – 0 Innes McFadzean
Semi-final line up for this Friday at 7pm, seeded position in brackets:
Matthew Broadbent (1) v Emily Mellor (8)
Ethan Brown (3) v Molly Rhodes (4)