Super South Hylton open up four-point lead at the summit

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South Hylton extended their lead at the top of the Danby Autos Sunderland Snooker League Division One to four points after a 5-0 win at home to Lumley B.

Graham Rutland, Adam Smith, Bobby Boyce and Ian Stewart all claimed victories.

In the pairs, Smith and Kevin Harrop beat Alec Hannan and Brian Meuse 69-38 to complete the whitewash.

The match between Whitburn and Steels was a close match as the singles alternated into a 2-2 situation before Whitburn took the pairs for the overall 3-2 result.

Washington Snooker B recorded their first win of the season with a shock 4-1 win against their A team.

A 20 break helped Billy Shotton win the first frame, before Jay Dewar levelled.

Brian Jeffrey moved the B team back into the lead and a player shortage gave the B team the fourth frame.

In the pairs, a 33-break by Stephen Thompson, when paired with Jay Dewar, got the A team off to a good start, but a 21-break by Derek Collins and a some good potting by Roful Hoque saw the B team pinch the frame 65-56.

Glendale saw off the challenge of Biddick B, running out 4-1 winners.

Green Baize got off to the perfect start taking the first two frames against Biddick A, with Peter Dambrosie and Gary Simpson successful.

Rod Turnbull and Graham Smith pulled Biddick level in the next two frames.

Biddick completed the comeback when Smith and Turnbull won the pairs 65-15 for the 3-2 win.

In Division Two, Mill View A had a good 4-1 win away at Cheemas with only the first frame escaping them.

Pennywell Comrades’ recent good form continued with an excellent 4-1 win away at Lumley A, which has moved them into second place.

Railway got off to a steady start away at Murton Colliery, with Joe Beston winning a close first frame against Gary Stockton.

Gary Turner increased Railway’s lead before Eddie Williamson pulled one back for Murton.

Stephen Clementson levelled the match before Williamson and Dale Greenfield completed an excellent comeback, beating Joe Beston and Gary Turner for the 3-2 win.

Adrian Daniel got Mill View B off to the perfect start at home to Seaham Conservatives before Lee Dixon extended their lead.

John Spruce took the third frame before Gordon Elliott pulled one back for Seaham.

In the pairs, Daniel and John Spruce potted well to beat Ian Hughes and Gordon Elliott for the 4-1 win.

Murton Officials edged to a 3-2 win over The Victory.

H Could members please be aware that the next monthly meeting is on Thursday, upstairs at the Victory Club starting at 7.30pm.

All sheets will be handed out for the first round of the competitions.