Miners stay out in front

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IN the Nelson and District Semi-Snooker League Third Division, Burnley Miners remain at the top despite a 3-2 setback at third placed Shorthomers D, for whom Kevin Ellerton had a break of 58.

Old Band C stay in second place with a 3-2 away win over Dressers C, whilst Shorthomers C moved up the table into joint fourth place after a 5-0 whitewash away to Carters D.

Molly Rigby’s A also share fourth place with a 3-2 away win over David Street B, and elsewhere Poultry D and Foulridge Social Club both had 3-2 home wins over Lamb C and Dressers B respectively.

In the First Division, Alexandra are back at the top after a 3-2 home win over Liberal A. Lamb B moves into joint second place with a 5-0 away win over Nelson Poultry A, who had a spell of bad luck.

Also in second place are Lamb A, who lost the first frame at home to St Andrew’s but they steadied the ship and pulled off a 4-1 win.

Andy Marshall had a run of 40 for Old Band A who ended up 4-1 home winners over bottom placed Dressers E, whilst Worsthorne managed a 3-2 home win over Poultry B and Paradise A secured a 3-2 away win over Briercliffe.

In the Second Division, Paradise B takes up the lead position with a 4-1 home win over Carters A, and are joined by White Lea Head who notched up a 4-1 away win over Liberal C.

Elsewhere Daniel Meeks had a run of 27 for Dressers D in their 4-1 home win over Old Band B, and Molly Rigby’s B gained a 4-1 away win over St Andrew’s B, and Nelson Golf Club had a 3-2 home win over Byerden House, as did Shorthomers B over David Street A.