Champions stretch lead as Swillington stumble

Second-placed Swillington Welfare D lost 6-4 at Cas Cue Club A.
Second-placed Swillington Welfare D lost 6-4 at Cas Cue Club A.

Defending champions Pontefract Cue Club F increased their lead to 14 points in Castleford and District Snooker League Section A.

They beat Swillington Welfare C 6-4 while second-placed Swillington Welfare D lost 6-4 at Cas Cue Club A.

RESULTS - Section A: Cas Cue Club A 6, Swillington Welf D 4; Garforth WMC D 10, Garforth WMC B 0; Garforth WMC C 6, Ponte Cue Club E 4; Ladybalk A 6, Green Bowling A 4; Ponte Bowling A 8, Smawthorne A 2; Smawthorne D 8, Kippax Central B 2; St Joseph’s A 2, Elmet A 8; Swillington Welf C 4, Ponte Cue Club F 6.

Section B: Garforth CC A 2, Cas Cue Club B 8; Ponte Cue Club A 8, Ponte Cue Club D 2; Ponte Cue Club B 2, Featherstone A 8; Ponte Cue Club C 4, Methley Ex-Serv A 6; Swillington Social A 8, Smawthorne B 2.

Section C: Carleton A 4, Rockware C 6; Edward B 2, Knottingley Cons B 8; Greenn Bowling B 6, Prince of Wales A 4; Kippax Ex-Serv A 5, Garforth CC B 5; Knottingley Cons A 6, Townville B 4; Rockware A 8, Swillington Welf B 2.

Section D: Great Preston B 0, Ponte Cons B 10; Kippax Central A 2, Swillington Social B 8; Methley Ex Serv B 4, St Joseph’s B 6; Ponte Cons A 10, YMCA A 0; Prince of Wales B 8, Ponte Bowling B 2; Prince of Wales C 4, Ponte Social B 6; Progressive A 6, Kipppax Ex Serv B 4.

POSITIONS - Section A (all played 22 matches): Ponte Cue Club F won 17, points 140; Swillington Welf D 12-126; Smawthorne D 12-116; Swillington Welf C 12-114; Ponte Cue Club E 12-114; Ladybalk A 13-114; Garforth WMC D 10-108; Elmet A 10-108; Garforth WMC C 9-108; Ponte Bowling A 10-106; Smawthorne A 10-106; Green Bowling A 11-106; Garforth WMC B 10-102; St Joseph’s A 11-102; Kippax Central B 7-94; Cas Cue Club A 10-94.

Section B: Swillington Social A played 19, won 14, points 124; Methley Ex Serv A 19-12-116; Ponte Cue Club A 19-12-110; Smawthorne C 18-12-108; Cas Cue Club B 19-13-106; Townville A 19-10-102; Garforth CC A 18-9-94; Smawthorne B 20-8-90; Ponte Cue Club B 19-8-86; Featherstone A 18-7-82; Featherstone B 19-8-82; Ponte Cue Club D 20-7-80; Progressive B 19-6-76; Ponte Cue Club C 18-6-64.

Section C (all played 19 matches): Edward B 16-130; Swill Welf A 15-122; Carleton A 10-106; Townville B 11-104; Rockware A 11-102; Rockware C 11-100; Knottingley Cons A 10-98; Swillington Welf B 8-94; Knottingley Cons B 11-94; Green Bowling B 9-88; Prince A 8-84; Garforth CC B 4-75; Kippax Ex Serv A 3-69; Garforth WMC A 5-64.

Section D: Pontefract Cons B 21-14-124; Prince of Wales B 21-12-122; Kippax Central A 20-12-116; Progressive A 20-13-116; YMCA A 20-11-110; Pontefract Bowling B 21-10-110; Methley Ex serv B 21-11-109; St Joseph’s B 21-11-109; Pontefract Social A 20-11-98; Kippax Ex Serv B 20-9-96; Prince of Wales C 21-7-92; Great Preston B 21-9-92; Swillington Social B 20-7-82; Pontefract Cons A 20-8-82; Pontefract Social B 21-8-82.