Banks DIH Inter-Dept Domino Championship

Pre-Sellers crowned champions

The victorious Pre-Sellers unit posing with their spoils, following victory over Trisco and Central Service in the Banks DIH Limited ‘President’s Cup’ Inter-Department Domino Championship

Pre-Sellers was crowned the Banks DIH Limited ‘President’s Cup’ Inter-Department Domino Champion, defeating Trisco and Central Service on Wednesday at the Thirst Park Sports Club.

It was an efficient performance from the highly rated Pre-Sellers unit, who turned back the challenge from tournament favourite Trisco [76] to secure the coveted title with a score of 83 games. Central Service, who eventually ended in the third position on 63, took the early lead with 15 games in the first period, as Pre-Sellers and Trisco ended on 11 and seven, respectively.

It was from this point that the contest became a two-way battle as Trisco [17] and Pre-Sellers [13] ended on 24 games apiece in the second round. Central Service finished on 22.

Trisco took the lead in the third stanza, tallying 17 games to end on 41. Pre-Sellers remained in hot-pursuit on 38 games, while Central Service continued to lag behind on 31.

It was in the fourth round that Pre-Sellers made their move, taking the lead with a score of 55, after clinching 17 games. Trisco ended on 53, while Central Service fell further behind on 41.

Pre-Sellers added to their marginal lead in the fifth round, securing 14 games to finish on 69, while primary challenger Trisco secured 12 games to end on 65.Central Service was practically out of the contest with 50 games.

The title was then secured by Pre-Sellers, who scored 14 games in a tense final round. On the other hand, Trisco could only muster 11 games, while Central Service clinched 13 games.

With the win, Pre-Sellers copped five cases of Guinness and a championship trophy. On the other hand, the runner-up pocketed five cases of Banks Beer and the respective accolade, while Central Services received five cases of GT Beer and the corresponding trophy.

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