Lavenham looking good after extending lead

With just three weeks to go in the Sudbury and District Snooker League, Lavenham Royal British Legion A are in pole position to secure the championship after a 4-1 home win over Long Melford Working Men’s Club A, their 13th win in 15 matches played.

Their lead at the top is now five points after second-placed Earls Colne B were beaten 4-1 at home by Lavenham RBL B in a match that saw four of the five frames decided on pink or black.

The result puts Lavenham RBL B into third spot, one point behind Earls Colne B with a game in hand.

There was another victory for S Club 47, who won by the odd frame against Sudbury Snooker Club B.

Earls Colne A had a 4-1 win at the league’s bottom club, Sible Hedingham, while Sudbury Snooker Club A’s recent improved form continued after a 3-2 win at fourth-placed LMWMC C.

Results

Earls Colne B 1 Lavenham RBL B 4: A Shelton 42 G Avey 52; C Ballard 29 Hazell 75; R Evans 46 D Mortier 56; A Kench 69 J Wright 52; A Kench 38 D Gridley 54.

Sible Hedingham 1 Earls Colne A 4: J Hillman 28 J Monk 40; G Williams 67 N Evans 37; S Metson 52 J Rose 53; I Kerr 32 Harris 44; D Chinnery 29 J Monk 56.

S Club 47 3 Sudbury SC B 2: R Campbell 72 B Adams 3; C Coates 105 M Howard 17; P Keogh 25 S Underwood 81; E Keogh 32 L Powell 52; P Stephens 45 L Powell 30.

Lavenham RBL A 4 LMWMC A 1.

LMWMC C 2 Sudbury SC A 3.