Social snatch top spot by trouncing former leaders Smawthorne

Swillington Social A hammered Smawthorne D 10-0.
Swillington Social A hammered Smawthorne D 10-0.

Swillington Social A took over from Smawthorne D at the top Castleford and District Snooker League Section A by trouncing them 10-0.

Swillington are six points clear of Smawthorne, with Ladybalk A a further five points adrift in third place.

Section B pacesetters Featherstone B increased their lead to 18 points with an 8-2 win at Pontefract Cue Club C.

Second-placed Green Bowling A lost 6-4 at Townville B.

Section C leaders Swillington Welfare B lost 6-4 to closest rivals Kippax Central A who cut the gap to four points.

RESULTS - Section A: Elmet A 6, Garforth WMC C 4; Garforth WMC B 2, Methley Ex-Serv A 8; Kippax Central B 8, Ponte Bowling A 2; Ladybalk A 5, Ponte Cue Club F 5; Ponte Cue Club E 2, Ponte Cue Club H 8; Swillington Social A 10, Smawthorne D 0; Swillington Welf C 2, Smawthorne A 8.

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

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

Section D: Kellingley Club A 4, Garforth WMC A 6; Kippax Ex-Serv B 0, Swill Welf D 10; Ponte Social B 4, Prince of Wales C 6; Prince A 10, Great Preston B 0; Progressive A 4, Kippax Ex-Serv A 6; YMCA A 0, Ponte Cue Club G 10.

POSITIONS - Section A: Swillington Social A played 11, won 9, points 72; Smawthorne D 10-7-66; Ladybalk A 10-6-61; Methley Ex Serv A 10-7-60; Smawthorne A 10-7-58; Ponte Cue Club H 10-5-56; Smawthorne C 10-5-52; Ponte Cue Club E 11-5-52; Kippax Central B 10-4-48; Garforth WMC B 11-3-48; Elmet A 10-5-46; Ponte Bowling A 10-4-44; Ponte Cue Club F 10-4-39; Swillington Welf C 11-3-36; Garforth WMC C 10-2-32.

Section B: Featherstone B 10-8-74; Greenn Bowling A 10-5-56; Garforth CC A 9-5-50; Featherstone A 10-5-50; Ponte Cue Club A 10-5-50; Garforth WMC D 10-4-48; St Joseph’s A 9-5-48; Edward B 9-6-48; Ponte Cue Club B 9-5-46; Ponte Cue Club I 9-5-46; Townville B 10-5-44; Townville A 9-3-40; Rockware C 9-3-32; Ponte Cue Club C 9-2-28.

Section C: Swillington Welf B 11-8-68; Kippax Central A 10-8-64; Carleton A 10-6-60; Garforth CC B 10-6-60; Knottingley Cons A 11-5-58; Ponte Cue Club D 10-6-56; Green Bowling B 11-7-56; Methley Ex Serv B 10-6-52; Swillington Welf A 10-4-50; St Joseph’s B 10-5-50; Knottingley Cons B 10-3-42; Smawthorne B 10-4-40; Rockware A 10-3-38; Ponte Cons B 9-3-36; Prince of Wales B 10-2-30.

Section D: Pontefract Cue Club G 10-8-70; Kippax Ex-Serv A 10-8-68; Prince of Wales A 9-6-58; Prince of Wales C 10-6-58; Swillington Welf D 9-5-54; YMCA A 9-6-52; Pontefract Bowling B 9-6-50; Garforth WMC A 10-5-48; Pontefract Cons A 10-4-42; Ponte Social B 10-3-40; Kippax Ex-Serv B 10-3-38; Kellingley Club A 9-3-36; Progressive A 9-2-32; Great Preston B10-2-24.