Riff Raff top Duke for A-grade trophy in Eight Ball grand finals

Taj StubberNarrogin Observer
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A-grade winners Riff Raff.
Camera IconA-grade winners Riff Raff.

The Narrogin and District Eight Ball Association held its grand finals at the Cornwall Hotel last Saturday as Riff Raff emerged A-grade champions.

In front of a big and vocal crowd, Riff Raff prevailed in a tight contest over Duke 1 to claim the 2020-21 A-grade title and overturn last year’s result.

The two teams were locked together at 3-3 after the first round of singles and then Duke 1 hit the front after winning two frames of doubles.

Riff Raff hit back, winning the next two games of singles games to lead six frames to five before Duke 1 levelled things up at 6-6.

Duke 1 took the lead after winning the next single game but Riff Raff responded to make it 7-7 to take the match into a sudden-death winner-takes-all final frame.

In a very tight tussle, Riff Raff won the frame and won the day 8-7.

Knights prevailed in the C-grade final over Expendables.

Knights won the C-grade premiership.
Camera IconKnights won the C-grade premiership.

The C-grade champions won four frames in the first round of singles, then the two doubles matches and the next two singles.

Outcasts again were B-grade premiers after defeating Eagles in the grand final.

Eagles won four frames in the first round of singles before Outcasts won two frames of doubles

Outcasts won the first frame of singles before Eagles won the next frame. Outcast then won the next three frames to win 8-6.

B-grade premiers Outcasts.
Camera IconB-grade premiers Outcasts.

Scott Cochrane was crowned club champion while runner-up was Raf Corasaniti and highest percentage was Mark Gooley. Jacob Daniels was named the Bruce Watson most improved recipient while Darryl Parrett took out the Shanksy most outstanding contribution.

The Shanks Family best junior was Mason Kulker and Dylan Kawiti received the presidents award.

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