Norwich’s Connor Smith-18 retained this prestigious junior event when defeating a good quality field at Woodside Snooker Centre, Norwich.
Smith defeated Sam Betts (15,Norwich) in the 45 minute final 185-178, while earlier had beaten re-event favourite George Pragnal (Norwich)155-133 in the Semi-Finals (30 mins).
Betts had an even closer win in his Semi defeating Callum Davison (Thorpe) 115-111.
During the Round-robin qualifying Pragnall (16) had proved his pre-event favourite status when recording a huge 270(50.51.41)-46 win over Brandon Parker (11,Norwich) in their 30 minute game.
However Smith who has represented England as a Junior on 3 occasions now showed his experience and kept a level head to claim the Championship which was in its 15th year.
S.Betts 115-111 C.Davison
C.Smith 155-133 G.Pragnall
C.Smith 185-178 S.Betts