MARK Wells broke his tournament duck with a convincing 2-0 victory over Bradley Chappell in a Cuestars Snooker Day at the Greenbaize in Bournemouth.
Group B winner Wells, who has not been past the semi-finals in seven Saturday Section Championships this season, won four of his five group-stage matches. His only defeat was by Callum Goddard.
And he accounted for Kaine Petty in the last-four.
Undefeated in Group A, Bradley Chappell saw off Luke Wandowski in the second semi.
Chappell – currently lying second in the Greenbaize Junior Section Rankings, just one point behind Rikki Moore – recorded the day’s highest break of 48.
In the final of the Plate competition for non-qualifiers, Joshua Brown beat Stewart Ball.
Bradley Chappell: 48, 28, 22.
Joshua Brown: 31, 28.
ROUND-ROBIN GROUP POSITIONS
ROUND-ROBIN GROUP A: 1st, Bradley Chappell; 2nd, Kaine Petty; 3rd, Joshua Brown; 4th, Peter Taylor; 5th, Stewart Ball; 6th, Sam Potts.
ROUND-ROBIN GROUP B: 1st, Mark Wells; 2nd, Luke Wandowski; 3rd, Callum Goddard; 4th, Arnie Petty; 5th, Thomas Davey; 6th, Corbin Kent.
SEMI-FINALS: Chappell beat Wandowski 1-0, Wells beat K Petty 1-0.
FINAL: Wells beat Chappell 2-0.
QUARTER-FINALS: A Petty beat Goddard, Brown beat Davey, Taylor beat Potts, Ball beat Kent.
SEMI-FINALS: Brown beat Petty, Ball beat Taylor.
FINAL: Brown beat Ball.