St Joseph’s soar to the top

St Joseph's A hammered Pontefract Cue Club D 10-0.
St Joseph's A hammered Pontefract Cue Club D 10-0.

St Joseph’s climbed to the top of Castleford and District Snooker League Section B by trouncing Pontefract Cue Club D 10-0.

St Joseph’s are three points clear of Smawthorne D who have a match in hand.

Section A leaders Pontefract Cue Club F beat Methley Ex-Service A 8-2 to edged four points clear of second-placed Green Bowling A who defeated Pontefract Cue Club C 6-4.

Section C pacesetters Featherstone A were 8-2 winners against Rockware C.

Section D title contenders Knottingley Conservatives A suffered a setback when they lost 6-4 to Kippax Ex-Service A.

Second-placed Knottingley Conservatives A are six points adrift of leaders Green Bowling B who won 6-4 at Great Preston B.

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

Section B: Garforth CC B 4, Garforth WMC D 6; Garforth WMC C 8, Progressive B 2; Garforth WMC A 6, Smawthorne B 4; Ponte Cue Club B 4, Knottingley Cons B 6; St Joseph’s A 10, Ponte Cue Club D 0; Townville A 4, Carleton B 6.

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

Section D: Great Preston B 4, Green Bowling B 6; Hopetown WMC A 8, Prince of Wales C 2; Kippax Ex-Serv B 10, Ponte Bowling B 0; Knottingley Cons A 4, Kippax Ex-Serv A 6; Methley Ex-Serv B 6, Garforth CC B 4.

POSITIONS - Section A: Ponte Cue Club F played 24, won 18, points 148; Green Bowling A 24-15-144; Great Preston C 24-12-140; Garforth WMC B 24-16-138; Swillington Welf C 24-14-134; Ladybalk A 23-15-132; Ponte Bowling A 24-14-132; Smawthorne A 24-9-118; Kippax Central B 24-14-118; Ponte Cue Club E 24-10-114; Swillington Welf D 24-11-114; Elmet A 24-11-110; Ponte Cue Club C 24-8-102; Cas Cue Club 24-10-102; Methley Ex-Serv A 24-7-86; B and S Sports Club A 23-7-80.

Section B: St Joseph’s A 21-12-125; Smawthorne D 20-13-122; Garforth WMC D 20-13-120; Garforth WMC C 21-12-119; Townville A 22-11-112; Ponte Cue Club B 22-10-108; Ponte Cue Club G 21-12-106; Smawthorne B 21-9-97; Garforth CC A 20-10-96; Progressive B 21-7-95; Carleton B 20-9-92; Knottingley Cons B 20-9-88; Garforth WMC A 21-8-86; Ponte Cue Club D 20-8-84.

Section C: Featherstone A 23-16-142; Ponte Cue Club A 22-15-138; Swillington Social A 23-15-134; Townville B 22-16-130; Swillington Welf B 22-10-108; Edward B 22-12-108; Rockware C 21-11-106; Swillington Welf A 22-10-106; Smawthorne C 22-9-104; Progressive A 23-10-104; Ponte Cons A 22-9-102; Queen Victoria 22-10-102; Carleton A 23-8-100; Prince of Wales A 22-9-96; Pontefract Cons B 21-6-80.

Section D: Green Bowling B 24-19-162; Knottingley Cons A 24-16-156; Garforth CC B 24-15-148; Ponte Social B 24-12-134; Kippax Ex-Serv A 24-15-132; Rockware A 24-14-128; Swillington Social B 24-13-122; YMCA A 24-11-118; St Joseph’s B 24-10-116; Prince of Wales C 24-10-110; Kippax Ex-Service B 24-13-110; Hopetown WMC A 24-10-108; Prince of Wales B 24-11-102; Great Preston B 24-11-100; Methley Ex Service B 24-8-96; Pontefract Bowling B 24-4-78.