South Hylton show their steel with convincing victory

Snooker round-up
Snooker round-up

South Hylton’s Danby Autos Sunderland Snooker League Division One title charge is still on track after a 5-0 victory over Steels.

Adam Smith, Graham Rutland, Bobby Boyce, Ian Stewart all won their singles matches.

A 28 break by Smith, when paired with Kevin Harrop, helped win the pairs 83-29 to complete the whitewash.

Washington A edged to a 3-2 win when they made the journey to Glendale.

Stephen Thompson and Gavin Dixon beat Thomas Gwyn and John Danby 74-5 to claim the points for Washington.

Whitburn cruised to a 5-0 home win against Green Baize, thanks to winning frames from Graeme Ablett, John Smith and Tony Hazard.

A shortage of players for Green Baize meant Whitburn won the fourth frame and also the pairs for the clean sweep.

Kevin Chapman, Sean Henderson and Brian Meuse got Lumley B off to the perfect start away at Biddick B.

Philip Straughan pulled one back for Biddick before Brian Meuse/Andrew Drinkwater beat Michael Simpson/Trevor Walton 56-45 for the 4-1 win.

Biddick A recovered from last week’s defeat with an excellent 4-1 win away at Washington Snooker B.

In Division Two, Mill View B have opened up a four points lead after a good 4-1 win at home to The Railway.

Lumley A and Cheemas match was postponed and due to not giving the required notice, Cheemas have been docked seven points.

Elsewhere in the league, Mill View A eased to a 4-1 win over The Victory and Murton Officials also claimed a 4-1 victory when they took on Seaham Conservatives.

Murton Colliery welcomed Pennywell Comrades and started well with Gary Stockton winning the first frame before Joe Turner levelled.

A 34 break helped Dean Taylor win the third frame before Stephen Clementson claimed the fourth frame.

In the pairs, Stuart Taylor/Steven Smith beat Stephen Cook/Stephen Clementson for the 3-2 Pennywell win.

H Green Baize sealed a 3-0 victory over Lumley B in the final of the 5-a-side competition.

Gary Simpson, Dean Wilson and Craig Kane were all successful for the Baize.

In the Over-55s final, Norman Leslie came from behind for an excellent 3-1 win over John Danby.

In the Division Two Singles final, Stephen Clementson claimed the title when he beat Gordon Elliott 3-0.

H For all teams wanting to enter the Summer League, the entry forms must be returned to the fixtures secretary by May 1.