Townville pot maximum points to stay in title hunt

Swillington Welfare's Ryan Cooper (left) Mathew Drury beat Smawthorne's Simon Clayton and Paul Fleming in Castleford and District Snooker League's handicap pairs final at Pontefract Cue Club.
Swillington Welfare's Ryan Cooper (left) Mathew Drury beat Smawthorne's Simon Clayton and Paul Fleming in Castleford and District Snooker League's handicap pairs final at Pontefract Cue Club.

Townville B kept alive their Castleford and District Snooker League Section C championship hopes by beating Kippax Ex-Service A 10-0.

Second-placed Townville are 16 points adrift of leaders Edward B who won 6-4 at Rockware C.

Pontefract Cue Club F have a 14-point lead in Section A after beating Pontefract Cue Club E 8-2.

Section B pacesetters Swillington Social A and second-placed Methley Ex-Service A both suffered 8-2 defeats against Featherstone A and Townville A respectively.

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

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

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

Section D: Kippax Central A 10, Ponte Social A 0; Kippax Ex Serv B 0, Methley Ex Serv B 10; Ponte Cons B 4, St Joseph’s B 6; Ponte Social B 4, Ponte Cons A 6; Progressive A 6, Great Preston B 4; Swillington Social B 10, Prince of Wales B 0; YMCA A 4, Prince of Wales C 6.

POSITIONS - Section A (all played 27 matches): Ponte Cue Club F won 20, points 164; Swillington Welfare D 15-150; Smawthorne D 14-142; Ponte Bowling A 15-140; Garforth WMC C 12-138; Smawthorne A 14-136; Swillington Welf C 15-136; Ponte Cue Club E 14-134; Garforth WMC B 13-132; Ladybalk A 13-132; Kippax Central B 11-130; Cas Cue Club A 14-130; Garforth WMC D 11-126; Elmet A 11-126; Green Bowling A 13-124; St Joseph’s A 11-118.

Section B: Swillington Social A played 23, won 16, points 142; Methley Ex-Serv A 24-13-138; Cas Cue Club B 23-15-134; Smawthorne C 23-15-132; Townville A 23-14-130; Garforth CC A 23-11-116; Ponte Cue Club A 23-12-116; Featherstone A 23-10-110; Smawthorne B 24-9-106; Progressive B 23-10-106; Ponte Cue Club B 23-10-104; Featherstone B 22-10-98; Ponte Cue Club C 23-10-98; Ponte Cue Club D 24-7-90.

Section C: Edward B 23-20-158; Townville B 23-15-142; Carleton A 24-13-136; Swillington Welf A 24-16-136; Rockware C 23-13-124; Knottingley Cons A 23-13-122; Swillington Welf B 24-11-120; Rockware A 23-12-114; Knottingley Cons B 23-12-108; Green Bowling B 24-11-106; Garforth CC B 24-6-99; Prince of Wales A 23-9-98; Garforth WMC A 24-8-96; Kippax Ex-Service A 23-4-81.

Section D: Kippax Central A 25-16-154; Ponte Cons B 26-16-150; St Joseph’s B 236-14-139; Methley Ex-Serv B 25-14-137; Prince of Wales B 25-14-136; YMCA A 25-14-134; Progressive A 25-14-132; Ponte Bowling B 25-12-130; Swillington Social B 25-12-126; Kippax Ex-Serv B 25-12-120; Ponte Social A 25-12-114; Ponte Cons A 25-12-110; Great Preston B 25-9-106; Prince of Wales C 25-8-104; Ponte Social B 26-9-98.