In the battle for first place in the Sanibel 8-Ball Pool League, the Fresh Legion Crew smashed league-leading Bunt’s Ball Busters, 11-5, to draw to within 13 games of the leaders with two weeks of league play remaining.
Doc Lubinski posted a perfect 4-0 score over hapless Dave Doane to pace the Legion Crew. Joe Stahl won his two matches over Ken Rasi.
In addition, Legion Crew Captain Tom Hensel was 3-1 over Terry Ricotta and Gator Gates eked out a victory over Kip Johnson.
In the other match played last week, Sanibel Café’s Jack Dalton indicated that his many months of professional pool shooting instruction is paying off as he grabbed a 4-0 victory over One Ball Wonder shooter Matt Hall. His teammates, Pete Mindel and John Earle, backed him up with three wins each.
Joe Mason had three wins over Sanibel Café Captain Rich McCurry to provide the Wonder’s only bright light.
Fact BoxSANIBEL 8-BALL POOL LEAGUE 2010-11
Place Team Won Lost
First BUNT’S BALL BUSTERS 173 131
Second FRESH LEGION CREW 160 144
Third SANIBEL CAFE 144 160
Fourth ONE BALL WONDERS 131 173
Results from Feb. 21
• Fresh Legion Crew 11, Bunt’s Ball Busters 5
• Sanibel Café 11, One Ball Wonders 5