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.