Lumley and Mill View are neck-and-neck for title

Snooker round-up
Snooker round-up

The Danby Autos Sunderland Snooker League Division Two title race is hotting up after Lumley A’s slim 3-2 victory over Mill View B.

Steve Chandler got Mill View off to a good start before Joe Nord levelled.

Paul Nord moved Lumley into the lead before Lee Dixon again levelled the match.

In the pairs, Paul Stoves/Paul Nord potted won the high-scoring frame against Adrian Daniel/John Spruce for the 3-2 win, a result that sees both teams level on points at the top.

Mill View A games against Murton Colliery was postponed due to a shortage of players for Murton, but has been re-arranged for May 5.

Pennywell Comrades produced a thrilling comeback 3-2 victory over Seaham Conservatives 3-2, courtesy of Steve O’Wellen/Steven Smith, who claimed the final frame.

A shortage of Cheemas players handed the Victory the 3-2 win.

The Railway also produced a 3-2 comeback win when they defeated Murton Officials, thanks to Tony Grimes/Joe Beston.

Division One leaders South Hylton stormed to a 4-1 victory over Biddick A, a win that sees them have a six-point lead at the top.

In their re-arranged match, South Hylton made light work of Lumley B, strolling to a 5-0 victory.

Second placed Washington Snooker A also secured a 5-0 victory over Lumley B, thanks to wins from Phil Curry, Stephen Thompson, Norman Leslie and Gavin Dixon.

In the pairs, a 36-break by Stephen Thompson, when paired with Norman Leslie, helped win the frame 60-31 and complete the clean sweep.

Steels took the first two frames at home to Glendale, thanks to Tommy Ayre and Lee Norton.

John Danby started a comeback for Glendale winning the third frame, before Paul Atkinson levelled the match.

Frank McParlin/Thomas Gwyn completed the comeback for the 3-2 win.

Glendale welcomed Green Baize and started well with Thomas Gwyn hitting a 41 break to dominate the first frame.

Marc Smithson won a close second before John Danby won the third.

A shortage of Green Baize players gave Glendale the fourth frame, before Frank McParlin/Paul Atkinson completed the whitewash.

The match between Whitburn and Biddick B was postponed due to a shortage of Biddick players.

Washington Snooker B had a 4-1 win away at Green Baize.