SNOOKER: WITH a good 5-1 win at Snooker Centre, United Services increased their lead at the top of the Chester and District League's Liberal Club Division.
Chasing club Conservative A have a game in hand and play at Services tonight, which should ensure an exciting finish to the season.
Conservative won 4-2 at Upton where Neal Jones was in danger of losing his un-beaten tag to Mike Hague. Jones started off with a 53 break but Hague hit back with 36 and 17. The game was settled on the black ball with Jones taking the frame.
St Theresa's B stayed in third place with a 5-1 win over lowly United Services C, while United Services B recorded a 6-0 win over bottom club Liberal A.
It looks like a two-horse race in the Chester City Transport Division between St Werburgh's and Conservative B, who moved within two points of Saints on level games with their 4-2 win over Wings B.
Colin Jones held on to his unbeaten record with a close win over Dave Parry. Bryan Morgan made it 2-0 with a win over Frank McMahon, but Wing pulled it back to 2-2 with wins from Gareth Allen and Alistair Mackie. John Wells and Dave Hammonds sealed the win for Conservative.
Upton D were determined to make the most of clearing the relegation zone in their match against bottom club Waverton. They did it in style with a 5-1 win.
Transport, still in trouble at the bottom, have a game in hand over Upton and had a good victory over Christleton with wins from Shane Futcher, Damien Futcher, Colin Morris and Dave Tilston. Eamon Jurdzis and Mark Cook won for the home side.
CCO whitewashed Electric 6-0 to lift them up the table.
In the Supreme Cleaners Division, bottom club Waverton had one of their rare wins at the expense of Upton C. Stonley, Jones, Lightfoot and Billington won for the home side with Griffiths and Bedward replying.
Conservative C climbed the table with a 4-2 win over second-placed St Werburgh's and are third with two games in hand over Saints.