Mill Green Pirates made hosts Stanningfield Red House fight hard for the win in the Industrial Electrical Services Sudbury and District Bar Billiard League.
The Pirates made a shaky start in the doubles but turned the game on its head in the singles.
James Pipe pulled one back before Matthew Robinson top scored for the Pirates with 1690 to make it all square.
Becky Biggs’ win saw her put the Pirates in front.
Steady play by both Lee Harman and then Neil Thompson edged Red House to a narrow 4-3 win.
Second spot was held by Hadleigh Eight Bells as they welcomed Cornard Five Bells.
The doubles were shared before the home side ran out easy winners.
Victories by David Stiff, Melvin Tilbury, Graham Rolfe, Charlie Townsend and John Raine eased the Bells to a 6-1 win.
Table-toppers Bay Horse A comfortably took both doubles against Mauldons Adders.
Paul Gooch halved the deficit only for Colin Norledge to reinstate the Horse’s lead.
Luke Cole-Watts closed the gap by beating Alasdair Carnegie.
The match was put to bed by Steve Hale.
The Adders made the final score 4-3 when Kevin Patrick pulled a game back.
The Brewery Tap came from 2-0 down to defeat the Saracens.
Trailing from the doubles, Dave Lillie reduced the arrears with a 1860-670 win that included a 960 break.
Del Atton levelled things before Pete Lillie beat Ian Furlonger. Mick Andrews won the following game to tie the match.
Charlie Sansum was paired against Nick Cheshire and it was the Tap’s player who prevailed 870-860 giving his side a 4-3 victory.
Bay Horse B travelled to play Edwardstone Wild Horses and the hosts soon took a 2-0 lead.
Chris Drake gave the visitors a lifeline by beating Paul Rose.
Victories by Doedy Munson, Melvyn Willis and Tracy Reeve completed the 6-1 scoreline.