2016 POST SEASON TOURNAMENT WINNERS ARE:
Super Senior Doubles - Bill Banfield(Edmonds) and Rudy Miller(Bonsor)
Super Senior Singles - Gaetan Lafleur (Pitt Meadows)
"A" league 70+ singles - John Starcevic
"A" 55+ Open Singles - winner
Ike Toews (Kennedy)
"A" 55+ Open Doubles - winners Jim Boak and Dalton Roy (Minoru)
"B" 55+ Singles - winner
Noel Rehaume (Maple Ridge)
In the “B” Open Singles at the Maple Ridge snooker center, the final four were Scott Gibson from Dogwood, Bryan Coulter of Langley, Arturo Diaz from Bonsor and Noel Rehaume of the host club. This year the page system was initiated and Diaz defeated Rehaume in the battle of number ones. With the 2nd place finishers, Coulter eliminated Gibson but was not so fortunate in the next game and went down to defeat at the hands of Rehaume. This set up the best 2 out of 3 final between Noel Rehaume and the undefeated Arturo Diaz. Rehaume surprised Diaz in the first game with runs of 23 and 20 and a number of strategic hooks. Game 2 saw a different result with Diaz playing very safe and winning on the blue ball. It was all down to the final game and Noel displayed steady play with a brilliant run of 37 to capture the championship.
"B" 55+ Doubles - winners
Ron and Jim Rankin (Maple Ridge)
The 55 +“B” Doubles tournament held April 20th at the Dogwood. After the round robin portion was complete 4 pairs were still in contention. The first place pair, Jim Rankin and Ron Rankin played the other first place pair, Ian Livingston and Robert Laidlaw also from Maple Ridge, in a very competitive match won by Ron and Jim. In the other battle of 2nd place finishers Laurence Tkach and Peter Hiebert from Dogwood were defeated by Allan Chow and Joe Leung of Edmonds, in a game that ended on the black ball. In the semi-final Ian and Robert of Maple Ridge defeated Allan and Joe of Edmonds in another close game. The final best of three series between Ron and Jim vs. Ian and Robert ended with previous unbeaten duo of Jim and Ron taking the necessary two games.
"B" 70+ Doubles - winners Lance Young and Bing Mah (Dogwood)
Nine teams played in the “B” 70+ Doubles held at Dogwood on April 27th . After the round robin portion was completed four teams were left in the competition. The two teams who had finished first in their section played off. This placed Gaetan Lefleur and Clive Burgess from Pitt Meadows against Steve Surinak and Ed Roe from Kennedy. In a close game the team from Kennedy secured a birth in the final. Gaetan and Clive then played against Bing Mah and Lance Young of Dogwood to see who would play in the final. In this semi-final on the strength of a run of 19 by Lance and run of 20 by Bing, the dogwood team was able to build up a lead. When the last red and a blue ball were made by the Dogwood pair Pitt Meadows conceded the game. In an excellent final, Bing and Lance were able to defeat Steve and Ed securing the championship.
"B" 70+ Singles - final three, Clive Burgess (Pitt Meadows), Dave Cairns (dogwood), Gary Zulmunoff (Bonsor),
Dave Cairns wins 70+ Singles
In the “B” League 70+ Singles at Maple Ridge on April 13th, the final four were Dave Cairns from Dogwood, Randall Robertson from Kennedy, Gary Zulumoff from Bonsor and Clive Burgess the defending champion from Pitt Meadows.. Clive and Randall played a exciting game, After up being tied at 36 when the last red was made, Randall was able to make the first 4 colour balls leaving Clive having to make both pink and the black which he was able to do in dramatic fashion. This placed Dave and Clive in the final which was very close untill Dave had a run of 27 followed by a second run of 16 to take command of the match and win the trophy.