St Andrew’s win again to stay ahead of the pack

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IN the Nelson and District Semi-Snooker League First Division, St Andrew’s hold an 11-point lead at the top after a 3-2 away win over Burnley Miners.

Poultry B stay in second place after a 5-0 whitewash over their A side, who lost a couple of black ball deciders.

Alexandra remain in third place despite being on the wrong end of a 4-1 result against in-form Lamb B, for whom James Waddington had a break of 56.

Briercliffe were on fire at home to Liberal A with a 5-0 whitewash to keep them in fourth place, while Andy Bates had a run of 27 as he cleared up the colours to help Lamb A gain a 3-2 home win over Carters A.

Paradise A came back from 2-0 down to get the better of a visiting Old Band B side 3-2.

In the Second Division, Derek Hart had a run of 41 for White Lea Head, who are destined for a move up the league as they now hold a 15-point lead at the top after a 4-1 home win over Paradise B, whose only winner was Steve Smith.

Colne Dressers stay in second place regardless of a 3-2 loss at home to David Street A.

Elsewhere, Molly Rigby’s jump up the table to joint second place after a 5-0 home win over Tacklers A, while Dressers E are hovering in fourth place after a 4-1 home win over Shorthomers B.

Byerden B secured a 3-2 home win over Nelson Golf Club, while Dressers D came away from St Andrew’s B with a 3-2 win.

In the Third Division, Brian Large had a run of 30 for Molly Rigby’s, who ended up 4-1 home winners over Tacklers C and are now three points clear at the top above Poultry D, who left Lamb C with a 3-2 win.

Shorthomers D pulled off a 4-1 away win over Old Band C to put them in fourth place, while Dressers C got the better of their B side by a 4-1 majority.

David Street B v Lamb D has been rearranged.