Smawthorne’s title bid rocked by heavy defeat

Smawthorne D lost 10-0 at St Joseph's A.
Smawthorne D lost 10-0 at St Joseph's A.

Smawthorne D’s title hopes in Castleford and District Snooker League Section A were rocked when they lost 10-0 at St Joseph’s A.

Third-placed Smawthorne are 14 points adrift of leaders Pontefract Cue Club F who beat Green Bowling A 8-2.

Second-placed Ladybalk A slipped to a 6-4 defeat at Garforth WMC D.

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

Section B: Cas Cue Club B 2, Smawthorne B 8; Featherstone A 4, Progressive B 8; Garforth CC A 10, Townville A 0; Ponte Cue Club B 6, Ponte Cue Club A 4; Ponte Cue Club C 8, Featherstone B 2; Smawthorne C 6, Swillington Social A 4.

Section C: Carleton A 8, Kippax Ex-Service A 2; Knottingley Cons A 2, Edward B 8; Prince of Wales A 2, Knottingley Cons B 8; Rockware C 0, Swillington Welf B 10; Swillington Welf A 8, Rockware A 2; Townville B 6, Garforth CC B 4.

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

POSITIONS - Section A: Ponte Cue Club F played 15, won 12, points 100; Ladybalk A 15-11-92; Smawthorne D 15-9-86; Swillington Welf D 15-8-84; Ponte Bowling A 15-8-82; St Joseph’s A 15-8-72; Swillington Welf C 15-7-72; Smawthorne A 15-7-72; Garforth WMC C 15-6-72; Garforth WMC D 15-6-70; Garforth WMC B 15-7-70; Elmet A 15-6-70; Ponte Cue Club E 15-8-68; Green Bowling A 15-6-64; Kippax Central B 15-4-62; Cas Cue Club A 15-7-62.

Section B: Swillington Social A 13-11-90; Methley Ex-Serv A 13-8-78; Smawthorne C 13-9-78; Ponte Cue Club A 13-9-78; Smawthorne B 13-6-70; Garforth CC A 13-7-68; Ponte Cue Club B 13-7-66; Cas Cue Club B 13-8-66; Townville A 13-5-62; Featherstone B 13-6-62; Ponte Cue Club D 13-5-54; Featherstone A 13-3-52; Progressive B 13-3-44; Ponte Cue Club C 13-4-42.

Section C: Edward B 13-12-92; Swillington Welf B 13-7-78; Swillington Welf A 13-10-78; Carleton A 13-7-76; Knottingley Cons B 13-9-74; Townville B 13-8-70; Knottingley Cons A 13-6-66; Rockware A 13-7-66; Rockware C 13-6-60; Green Bowling B 13-5-56; Garforth CC B 13-4-54; Kippax Ex-Serv A 13-3-50; Prince of Wales A 13-4-50; Garforth WMC A 13-3-40.

Section D: Kippax Central A 14-9-88; Ponte Cons B 14-9-82; Prince of Wales B 14-8-80; YMCA A 14-7-78; Methley Ex Serv B 14-8-77; Progressive A 14-9-76; Great Preston B 14-6-70; Ponte Bowling B 14-6-70; St Joseph’s B 14-7-69; Prince of Wales C 14-5-64; Ponte Social A 14-7-62; Swillington Social B 14-5-60; Kippax Ex Serv B 14-6-60; Ponte Social B 14-7-60; Ponte Cons A 14-5-54.