The last eight of the Border Snooker League singles tournament cued up to take each other on in Selkirk last Sunday, bringing the season to an end.
The final was a high-quality match between local player Paddy Crolla, of Selkirk, and defending champion Lee McAllister, of Hawick.
Paddy took early control of best of seven-frame final, leading 2-0 and 3-2, before Lee took the sixth frame to take match into adecider.
Breaks of 40 and 55 gave Lee victory for a record seventh singles success. Earlier results included:
Quarter-finals – G. Kinnear 3, C. Cruddace 0; P. Crolla 3, D. Clark 1; L. McAllister 3, M. Riddell 0; R. Duff 3, F. Kelly 1.
Semi-finals – P. Crolla 3, G. Kinnear 1; L. McAllister 3, R. Duff 0.
Final – L. McAllister 4, P. Crolla 3.
Main sponsor was Nanette McAllister of So.925
Other notable winners included:
Pairs – D. Clark/D. Amos. Billiards – L. McAllister, Under 45s – S. Brodie. Over 45s – G. Gray. League – Hawick Burns A. Grand Trophy – Hawick Con B. League Cup – Hawick Burns ‘A’. League Plate – Hawick Burns B.