Ladybalk are new leaders after Swillington and Methley lose

New leaders Ladybalk A won 6-4 at Kipppax Central B.
New leaders Ladybalk A won 6-4 at Kipppax Central B.

JUST Three points divide the top five teams in Castleford and District Snooker League Section A.

Ladybalk A are the new leaders after winning 6-4 at Kipppax Central B. Smawthorne D and Smawthorne A maintained their challenges but Methley Ex-Service A and Swillington Social A both lost.

St Joseph’s A stepped up their Section B title bid by trouncing Garforth CC A 10-0 as leaders Featherstone B were beaten 10-0 by Garforth WMC D. Section C leaders Kippax Central A lost 8-2 at second-placed Pontefract Cue Club D.

RESULTS - Section A: Garforth WMC C 5, Swillington Welf C 5; Kippax Central B 4, Ladybalk A 6; Ponte Bowling A 4, Smawthorne C 6; Ponte Cue Club F 8, Ponte Cue Club E 2; Ponte Cue Club H 6, Methley Ex Serv A 4; Smawthorne A 8, Swillington Social A 2; Smawthorne D 8, Elmet A 2.

Section B: Edward B 4, Townville A 6; Featherstone B 0, Garforth WMC D 10; Ponte Cue Club B 6, Ponte Cue Club C 4; Rockware C 0, Featherstone A 10; St Joseph’s A 10, Garforth CC A 0; Townville B 2, Ponte Cue Club I 8.

Section C: Carleton A 6, Smawthorne B 4; Garforth CC B 2, St Joseph’s B 8; Knottingley Cons B 8, Knottingley Cons A 2; Methley Ex Serv B 2, Ponte Cons B 8; Ponte Cue Club D 8, Kippax Central A 2; Prince of Wales B 6, Swillington welf B 4; Swillington Welf A 4, Rockware A 6.

Section D: Garforth WMC A 6, Progressive a 4; Kippax Ex-Serv B 2, YMCA A 8; Ponte Cons A 8, Kippax Ex-Serv A 2; Prince of Wales C 8, Prince of Wales A 2; Great Preston B 2, Ponte Bowling B 8.

POSITIONS - Section A: Ladybalk A played 13, won 8, points 81; Methley Ex-Serv Serv A 13-9-80; Smawthorne D 13-8-78; Smawthorne A 13-9-78; Swillington Social A 14-9-78; Ponte Cue Club H 13-7-74; Smawthorne C 13-7-68; Kippax Central B 13-6-66; Ponte Cue Club E 13-6-62; Elmet A 13-6-60; Garforth WMC B 13-4-54; Ponte Cue Club F 13-5-51; Garforth WMC C 13-4-51; Ponte Bowling A 13-4-50; Swillington Welf C 13-4-49.

Section B: Featherstone B 12-9-82; St Joseph’s A 12-8-74; Garforth WMC D 12-6-68; Green Bowling A 12-7-68; Edward B 12-8-66; Garforth CC A 12-6-64; Featherstone A 13-6-64; Ponte Cue Club A 12-6-62; Ponte Cue Club I 12-6-60; Townville B 13-6-58; Ponte Cue Club BB 12-6-56; Townville A 12-5-54; Ponte Cue Club C 12-3-42; Rockware C 12-3-32.

Section C: Kippax Central A 13-10-82; Ponte Cue Club D 13-9-78; Carleton A 13-8-74; Swillington Welf B 13-8-74; St Joseph’s B 13-8-72; Garforth CC BB 13-7-70; Knottingley Cons A 13-6-66; Swillington Welf A 13-5-64; Green Bowling B 13-7-64; Knnottingley Cons B 13-5-62; Methley Ex-Serv B 13-7-62; Smawthorne B 13-5-56; Ponte Cons B 12-4-50; Rockware A 13-4-48; Prince of Wales B 13-4-48.

Section D: Pontefract Cue Club G 12-10-86; Kippax Ex Service A 12-9-78; Swillington Welfare D 12-8-76; Prince of Wales C 13-8-76; YMCA A 12-8-68; Prince of Wales A 12-6-64; Ponte Bowling B 12-7-64; Garforth WMC A 12-7-62; Ponte Cons A 12-6-56; Ponte Social B 12-4-50; Kellingley Club A 12-3-44; Kippax Ex-serv B 12-3-44; Progressive A 11-2-38; Great Preston B 12-3-34.