FORMER John Wellham saw off the challenge of Dean Parker to reach the quarter-finals of the Bradford Snooker Championships with a 4-1 last-16 victory.
Wellham, who won the title in 2014, will now face Lewis Walsh for a place in the last four.
Full draws for Bradford Championship events – Singles quarter-finals: Howard Mawson v Gareth Green, Kevin Firth v Wayne Cooper, Mark Ball v Russell Morgan, John Wellham v Lewis Walsh.
Pairs semi-finals: Gareth & Anthony Green v Wayne Cooper & Kevin Firth, John & Chris Wellham v Lewis Walsh & Howard Mawson.
Players have until Sunday, April 2 to complete their matches.
Quarter-final first-leg matches in the Hey’s Trophy and Hopkinson Plate get underway tomorrow night, with the second legs a week tomorrow.
Hey’s Trophy: Cullingworth Cons A v Lilycroft WMC A, East Ward B v Undercliffe Cricket Club A, Upper Bolton Cons v East Ward A, Clayton Liberals A v Salthorn WMC.
Hopkinson Trophy: Eccleshill WMC B v Owlett Hall, Baildon Woodbottom v Tong Liberals B, Tong Liberals A v Fields A, Windhill Cons B v Leicester Street.
Entry forms are now available for the 2017 Bradford Snooker Handicap and can be downloaded by clicking HERE or from tournament director Eddie Ratcliffe (07790- 379832)
Bradford no1 Snooker side travel to Sheffield no1 on Sunday for the return leg in what’s to be expected in a high standard match.