Kippax close gap at top of table

PONTEFRACT Cue Club D beat Section C rivals Pontefract Cue Club A in 8-2 in the latest round of Castleford and District Snooker League matches. (Left to right): Kevin Preston, John Wright, Dave McClean and Brian Appleyard. Missing from the photograph is Dean Wood.
PONTEFRACT Cue Club D beat Section C rivals Pontefract Cue Club A in 8-2 in the latest round of Castleford and District Snooker League matches. (Left to right): Kevin Preston, John Wright, Dave McClean and Brian Appleyard. Missing from the photograph is Dean Wood.

KIPPAX Central B stepped up their Castleford and District Snooker League Section A title bid by winning 8-2 at Green Bowling B.

It put Kippax just two points behind leaders Garforth WMC B who beat B and S Sports Club A 6-4.

Section B pacesetters Smawthorne B won 8-2 at Castleford SSC A and Section C leaders Swillington Welfare B overcame Pontefract Cue Club E by the same score.

RESULTS - Section A: Elmet A 6, Ponte Cue Club F 4; Garforth WMC B 8, Ponte Social A 2; Garforth WMC B 6, B and S Sports Club A 4; Green Bowling A 2, Kippax Central B 8; Prince of Wales B 2, Garforth WMC C 8; Rothwell WMC A 4, Smawthorne A 6; Smawthorne D 4, Roundhill A 6; Swillington Welf D 6, Ponte Cue Club C 4.

Section B: Carleton B 10, Progressive B 0; Castleford SSC A 2, Smawthorne B 8; Garforth CC A 4, Ponte Bowling A 6; Ladtbalk A 0, St Joseph’s A 10; NADS A 4, townville A 6; Ponte Cue Club B 2, Swillington Welf C 8; Rockware B 8, Ponte Cons A 2; Smawthorne C 0, Great Preston A 10.

Section C: Garforth WMC D 2, Carleton A 8; Knottingley Cons B 10, Edward B 0; Ponte Bowling B 4, Green Bowling B 6; Ponte Cue Club A 2, Ponte Cue Club D 8; Ponte Cue Club G 8, Garforth WMC A 2; Rockware C 4, Garforth Libs D 6; St Joseph’s B 6, Prince of Wales A 4; Swillington Welf B 8, Ponte Cue Club E 2.

Section D: Great Preston B 8, YMCA A 2; Kippax Ex-Serv A 4, Knottingley Cons A 6; Ponte Cons B 0, Swillington Welf A 10; Ponte Social B 2, Garforth CC B 8; Progressive A 6, Kippax Ex-Serv B 4; Swillington Social B 2, Swillington Social A 8; Townville B 4, Prince of wales C 6.

POSITIONS - Section A: Garforth WMC B played 5, points 36; Kippax Central B 5-34; Swillington Welf D 5-32; Smawthorne D 5-30; Roundhill A 5-28; Rothwell WMC A 5-28; Ponte Cue Club C 5-26; Garforth WMC C 5-26; Smawthorne A 5-24; B and S Sports Club a 5-24; Ponte Cue Club F 5-22; Elmet A 5-22; Prince of Wales B 5-16; Garforth Libs B 5-16; Ponte Social A 4-14; Green Bowling A 4-12.

Section B (all played 5 matches): Smawthorne B 36, Ponte Bowling A 34, Carleton B 34, St Joseph’s A 32, Great Preston A 32, Swillington Welf C 30, Garforth CC A 29, Townville A 28, Rockware B 26, Castleford SSC A 26, NADS A 22, Progressive B 18, Smawthorne C 15, Ponte Cue Club B 14, Ladybalk A 14, Ponte Cons A 10.

Section C (all played 5 matches): Swillington Welf B 40, Carleton A 34, Ponte Cue Club G 32, Ponte Cue Club D 28, St Joseph’s B 28, Knottingley Cons B 28, Rockware C 26, Green Bowling B 26, Ponte Cue Club E 22, Garforth Libs D 22, Ponte Bowling B 22, Garforth WMC D 20, Edward B 20, Prince of Wales A 18, Ponte Cue Club A 18, Garforth WMC A 16.

Section D: Garforth CC B 5-40, Swillington Social A 5-37, Swillington Welf A 4-28, Ponte Cons B 4-28, Ponte Social B 5-26, Prince of wales C 5-26, Knottingley Cons A 4-24; Progressive A 4-24; Great Preston B 4-20; Rockware A 4-20; Kippax Ex-Serv A 5-18; Townville B 5-17; Swillington Social B 5-14; YMCA A 5-12; Kippax Ex-Serv B 4-6.