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

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.