Tight at the top in wide open title race

GARFORTH WMC B have a 10-point lead in Castleford and District Snooker League Section A after beating Smawthorne D 8-2 in the latest round of matches. Garforth's  line up is (left to right) Chris Webster, Lee Brookes, Simon Brompton, Lee Hill and Dave Elmy. Missing from the photograph is Rob Webster.
GARFORTH WMC B have a 10-point lead in Castleford and District Snooker League Section A after beating Smawthorne D 8-2 in the latest round of matches. Garforth's line up is (left to right) Chris Webster, Lee Brookes, Simon Brompton, Lee Hill and Dave Elmy. Missing from the photograph is Rob Webster.

JUST two points divide the top five teams in Castleford and District Snooker League Section B.

Pontefract Bowling A and Great Preston A are level on points at the top. They are narrowly ahead of Garforth CC A, St Joseph’s A and Smawthorne B in a wide open title race.

Section A leaders Garforth WMC B won 8-2 at Smawthorne D.

Pontefract Cue Club D stepped up their Section C title bid by beating leaders Carleton A 8-2 in a top of the table clash. It put Cue Club D just four points behind Carleton.

Section D pacesetters Swillington Welfare A defeated title rivals Swillington Social A 6-4.

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

Section B: Carleton B 8, Smawthorne C 2; Great Preston A 4, Townville A 6; Ponte Bowling A 6, Ladybalk A 4; Ponte Cons A 5, Castleford SSC A 5; Progressive B 8, NADS A 2; Rockware B 2, Ponte Cue Club B 8; St Joseph’s A 4, Garforth CC A 6; Swillington Welf C 4, Smawthorne B 6.

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

Section D: Kippax Ex-Serv B 4, Great Preston B 6; Knottingley Cons A 8, Rockware A 2; Ponte Social B 8, Kippax Ex Serv A 2; Prince of Wales C 6, Ponte Cons B 4; Swillington Social A 3, Swillington Welf A 6; Townville B 6, Swillington Social B 4; YMCA A 6, Progressive A 4.

POSITIONS - Section A: Garforth WMC B played 10, points 70; Roundhill A 10-60; Garforth Libs B 10-56; Rothwell WMC A 10-54; Swillington Welf D 10-54; Smawthorne D 10-54; Ponte Cue Club C 10-52; Kippax Central B 10-50; Ponte Cue Club F 10-50; Elmet A 10-50; Smawthorne A 10-48; B and S Sports Club A 10-48; Prince of Wales B 10-44; Garforth WMC C 10-42; Ponte Social A 9-32; Green Bowling A 9-26.

Section B: Ponte Bowling A 10-62; Great Preston A 10-62; Garforth CC A 10-61; St Joseph’s A 10-60; Smawthorne B 10-60; Carleton B 10-56; Swillington Welf C 10-56; Ladybalk A 10-52; Townville A 10-52; Progressive B 10-52; Castleford SSC A 10-45; NADS A 9-40; Ponte Cue Club B 10-40; Rockware B 10-38; Smawthorne C 10-29; Ponte Cons A 9-25.

Section C: Carleton A 10-66; Ponte Cue Club D 10-62; Ponte Cue Club E 10-58; Swillington Welf B 10-58; Edward B 10-58; Ponte Cue Club G 10-56; Prince of Wales A 10-54; Rockware C 10-54; Knottingley Cons B 10-54; Garforth WMC A 10-52; St Joseph’s B 10-48; Green Bowling B 10-42; Garforth WMC D 10-40; Garforth Libs D 10-38; Ponte Bowling B 10-32; Ponte Cue Club A 10-28.

Section D: Swillington Welf A 9-66; Garforth CC B 9-64; Swillington Social A 9-61; Ponte Cons B 9-58; Ponte Social B 10-57; Progressive A 9-54; Great Preston B 9-52; Townville B 10-43; Prince of Wales C 9-42; Knottingley Cons A 8-40; Swillington Social B 10-39; YMCA A 9-34; Rockware A 9-32; Kippax Ex Serv A 10-30; Kippax Ex Serv B 9-19.