MARQUETTE - Dry Dock and Remie's Roses grabbed the first-week lead by posting 7-2 to start the season in the Marquette Women's Pool League during the week of Sept. 26.
Dry Dock defeated Blue Lounge and Remie's Roses took care of Third Base 2.
In other matches, Third Base 1 doubled up on Remie's, 6-3, while four matches came out in close 5-4 decisions - Longshot 2 over Fat Boyz 1, Longshot 1 over Fat Boyz 2, Wahlstrom's over Wooden Nickel 1 and Pat's Bar over Wooden Nickel 2.
In more Marquette Women's Pool League action Oct. 3, Wooden Nickel I edged Dry Dock, 5-4; Fat Boyz II beat Blue Lounge, 7-2; Wooden Nickel II shaded the Dry Dock Devils, 5-4; and 3rd Base I trimmed Longshot II, 5-4.
Also, Wahlstrom's slipped past Remie's, 5-4; Longshot I whipped 3rd Base II, 8-1; and Remie's Roses turned back Pat's, 5-4.
Fat Boyz I drew a bye.
MARQUETTE - Al Baldasari and Dale Akerley ran tables in wins during Week 5 of the NCMPL Gwinn-area men's pool league.
Match scores included Sturgis Saloon 2 trimming Fat Boyz, 13-2, Cascade Inn 3 deflating Full Throttle Saloon 2, 12-3, Happy Hour doubling up Jack's Hideaway, 10-5, as did Legion 2 over Happy Hour 2.
A 9-6 win was registered by Cascade Inn 2 over Cross Roads Bar, Full Throttle Saloon Legion and Up North Lodge over VFW. In addition, Jack's Hideaway 2 just snuck past Cascade Inn, 8-7.
ISHPEMING - Greg Hintsala of the Tilden Club had an eight-ball break and table run, but it wasn't quite enough as his team fell to Jack's 1, 13-11, in play on Oct. 3.
In other matches, Rainbow spanked Rumorz 2, 19-5, Hickey's 1 took care of Jack's 3, 17-7, Rumorz 3 held off Rumorz 1, 17-7, and Wayside got its first win, also a 17-7 decision over Hickey's 2.
Wonder Bar doubled up on Riverside, 16-8, as did Jack's 2 in handing Paradise its first loss of the season, 16-8.
ISHPEMING - Paradise took over first place with a 10-6 victory over Rainbow during matches played Oct. 2, while former leader VFW fell to fourth place after losing to American Legion by the same score.
Hickey's I jumped into second place with an 11-5 wi over Jack's III, while the two other league matches were decided by 10-6 scores, Hickey's II over Wonder Bar and Rumorz over Jack's I.