Barratt pips Manship to title at Jackson’s

A close final saw Karl Barratt beat Ben Manship 4-3 in a pool competition at Melton’s Jackson’s lounge on Saturday.

Pool  competition winner Karl Barratt (left) with runner up Ben Manship
Pool competition winner Karl Barratt (left) with runner up Ben Manship

Thirteen players took part in the all-day event which started with two round robin groups battling it out to go through to the next stage.

The successgul players - Ben Manship, Karl Barratt, Mike Jackson, Brian Slater, Hoby Braithwaite and Stephen Parrott - then played off with the top two going through to the final.

The winner received £65 and there were also cash prizes for the runner up and third and fourth placed players Stephen and Hoby.