Cue Club’s big lead is cut

Pontefract Cue Club F lost 8-2 at Great Preston C.
Pontefract Cue Club F lost 8-2 at Great Preston C.

Castleford and District Snooker League Section A title favourites Pontefract Cue Club F lost 8-2 at Great Preston C.

It saw Cue Club’s lead cut from 18 points to 12. Garforth WMC B and Green Bowling A stepped up their challenges with 10-0 victories against Ladybalk A and Elmet A respectively.

Section B leaders Garforth WMC D and second-placed Smawthorne D both recorded 6-4 victories.

Pontefract Cue Club A retained a four-point lead over Featherstone A in Section C when both teams won 8-2.

RESULTS - Section A: Cas Cue Club 6, Methley Ex-Serv A 4; Great Preston C 8, Ponte Cue Club F 2; Green Bowling A 10, Elmet A 0; Kippax Central B 6, B and S Sports Club A 4; Ladybalk A 0, Garforth WMC B 10; Ponte Cue Club C 2, Ponte Bowling A 8; Ponte Cue Club E 8, Swillington Welf D 2; Swillington Welf C 6, Smawthorne A 4.

Section B: Garforth WMC C 4, Townville A 6; Garforth WMC A 2, Ponte Cue Club G 8; Knottingley Cons B 4, Garforth WMC D 6; Ponte Cue Club B 4, Garforth CC A 6; Progressive B 4, Smawthorne D 6; Smawthorne B 8, St Joseph’s A 2.

Section C: Edward B 8, Queen Victoria 2; Featherstone A 8, Prince of Wales A 2; Ponte Cons B 8, Progressive A 2; Rockware C 2, Ponte Cons A 8; Smawthorne C 4, Carleton A 6; Towsnville B 2, Ponte Cue Club A 8; Swillington Welf A 8, Swillington Social A 2.

Section D: Garforth CC B 6, Kipppax Ex-Serv A 4; Kippax Ex Serv B 6, Hopetown WMC A 4; Methley Ex Serv B 2, Knottingley Cons A 8; Ponte Bowling B 4, Rockware A 6; Ponte Social B 8, Prince of Wales B 2; Prince of Wales C 2, Swillington Social B 8; St Joseph’s B 6, Great Preston B 4; YMCA A 6, Green Bowling B 4.

POSITIONS - Section A: Ponte Cue Club F played 19, won 15, points 124; Garforth WMC B 19-13-112; Green Bowling A 19-11-110; Great Preston C 19-9-108; Ponte Bowling A 19-12-106; Swillington Welf C 19-11-104; Ladybalk A 19-11-102; Smawthorne A 19-8-98; Elmet A 19-10-96; Kippax Central B 19-11-94; Ponte Cue Club E 19-7-92; Swillington Welf D 20-8-90; Cas Cue Club 19-8-80; Ponte Cue Club C 19-7-78; Methley Ex-Serv A 20-5-70; B and S Sports Club A 19-7-68.

Section B: Garforth WMC D 17-11-104; Smawthorne D 17-10-100; Ponte Cue Club G 17-11-94; Garforth WMC C 17-9-93; St Joseph’s A 17-8-91; Ponte Cue Club D 16-8-80; Progressive B 16-6-79; Smawthorne B 16-8-77; Townville A 16-7-74; Knottingley Cons B 15-8-72; Garforth WMC A 17-6-72; Ponte Cue Club B 16-6-70; Garforth CC A 16-8-70; Carleton B 15-6-64.

Section C: Ponte Cue Club A 18-12-114; Featherstone A 18-13-110; Swillington Social A 18-12-106; Townville B 18-12-102; Rockware C 17-9-88; Swillington Welf B 17-9-86; Progressive A 18-9-86; Edward B 18-9-86; Smawthorne C 17-8-84; Swillington Welf A 18-7-84; Prince of Wales A 18-8-82; Queen Victoria 18-8-82; Ponte Cons A 17-7-76; Carleton A 18-6-76; Ponte Cons B 16-3-58.

Section D: Knottingley Cons A 19-14-130; Green Bowling B 19-14-124; Kippax Ex-Serv A 19-13-116; Garforth CC B 19-11-110; Rockware A 19-11-102; Swillington Social B 19-11-102; Ponte Social B 19-9-100; YMCA A 19-9-94; St Joseph’s B 19-9-94; Prince of Wales B 19-10-90; Hopetown WMC A 19-8-88; Prince of Wales C 19-8-84; Kippax Ex-Serv B 19-10-84; Methley Ex Serv B 19-5-72; Great Preston B 18-8-72; Ponte Bowling B 18-1-48.