St Joseph’s step up challenge

St Joseph's A beat Pontefract Cue Club B 6-4.
St Joseph's A beat Pontefract Cue Club B 6-4.

St Joseph’s A climbed to joint second in Castleford and District Snooker League Section B by beating Pontefract Cue Club B 6-4.

St Joseph’s are level on points with Garforth WMC C who lost 8-2 at Smawthorne D.

Pontefract Club F have a commanding 16 point lead in Section A despite losing 6-4 to Pontefract Cue Club E.

Pontefract Cue Club A have an eight-point lead in Section C after beating Rockware C 8-2.

In Section D, only two points separate the top three teams, Green Bowling B, Knottingley Conservatives A and Kippax Ex Service A.

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

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

Section C: Carleton A 2, Prince of Wales A 8; Ponte Cons A 6, Featherstone A 4; Ponte Cue Club A 8, Rockware C 2; Progressive A 6, Swillington Social A 4; Queen Victoria 10, Ponte Cons B 0; Swillington Welf A 8, Edward B 2; Townville B 8, Swillington Welf B 2.

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

POSITIONS - Section A (all played 16 matches) - Ponte Cue Club F won 13, points 108; Ladybalk A 10-92; Great Preston C 7-90; Green Bowling A 9-90; Swillington Welf C 9-88; Ponte Bowling A 10-88; Garforth WMC B 10-86; Smawthorne A 7-84; Swillington Welf D 8-80; Elmet A 8-80; Kippax Central B 9-76; Ponte Cue Club C 7-74; Ponte Cue Club E 5-72; B and S Sports Club A 7-62; Cas Cue Club 5-58; Methley Ex Serv A 4-54.

Section B: Garforth WMC D played 14, won 9, points 88; St Joseph’s A 14-7-79; Garforth WMC C 14-8-79; Smawthorne D 14-7-78; Ponte Cue Club G 14-8-74; Progressive B 14-6-73; Ponte Cue Club D 14-7-72; Carleton B 13-6-60; Knottingley Cons B 13-7-60; Ponte Cue Club B 13-6-60; Smawthorne B 13-6-59; Garforth CC A 14-6-58; Townville A 13-5-56; Garforth WMC A 13-5-54.

Section C: Ponte Cue Club A 15-10-96; Townville B 15-10-88; Swillington Social A 15-10-86; Featherstone A 15-10-86; Rockware C 15-8-78; Swillington Welf A 15-7-76; Progressive A 15-9-76; Queen Victoria 15-8-76; Edward B 15-8-72; Swillington Welf B 15-7-70; Carleton A 15-5-68; Smawthorne C 14-6-66; Prince of Wales A 15-6-66; Ponte Cons A 143-5-60; Ponte Cons B 14-2-46.

Section D: Green Bowling B 16-12-106; Knottingley Cons A 16-11-104; Kippax Ex Serv A 16-12-104; Garforth CC B 15-9-90; Swillington Social B 16-9-86; Ponte Social B 16-8-84; Rockware A 16-8-80; St Joseph’s B 16-8-80; YMCA A 16-7-78; Prince of Wales B 16-9-78; Kippax Ex Serv B 16-9-74; Prince of Wales C 15-7-72; Hopetown WMC A 16-6-72; Methley Ex Serv B 16-5-64; Great Preston B 15-6-56; Ponte Bowling B 15-0-32.