Crowland B extended their winning streak in the Spalding and District Billiards League to nine games last week – but they lost more ground on leaders Long Sutton.
The second-placed side won 5-2 at Consti A, with Rob Childs (O190) making a 61 break as he won a titanic frame against Hugh Pinner (O170).
However, table-topping Long Sutton streaked 14 points ahead with their fourth 7-0 success on the spin. Holbeach B were their latest victims, with Sean Swinburn (O20) leading the way with a 45 break.
Third-placed Consti B cemented their position with a narrow 4-3 success over Holbeach C, thanks to frame wins from Mick Johnson (R30) and Steve Spencer (R100).
• Results: Holbeach A 2 Crowland B 5 (472-575); Consti B 4 Holbeach C 3 (501-568); Gosberton 0 Consti A 7 (522-600); Pyramid B 2 Consti D 5 (536-579); Crowland A 2 Pyramid A 5 (559-599); Long Sutton 7 Holbeach B 0 (600-392); Consti C 2 Donington 5 (Consti C 505-560).
• Shield: Consti A 550 Sutton 569; Crowland B 600 Crowland A 462.