BILLIARDS: Pivotal win for leaders Holbeach B

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Holbeach B took a giant step towards securing the Spalding and District Billiards League title after beating Consti C 5-2 in their top-of-the-table clash.

The leaders are now nine points clear of their rivals with three games to go and a game in hand, meaning they could have sealed the title last night (result not known as we went to press.

Chris Chamberlain (R80)and Ashley Bunn (R90), who made a 36 break, got the job done for Holbeach.

At the other end, Gosberton grabbed only their second win of the season as they saw off Donington 5-2.

Having not won since October 29, David Haresign (R100) and Malc Dennis (R110) got the job done for the basement boys – despite a 44 break from Sid Shaw (O10).

Best break of the week was Hugh Pinner’s (O170) 55 as Holbeach A beat Consti B 5-2.

Results: Consti C 2 Holbeach B 5 (549-556); Pyramid A 2 Sutton 5 (462-599); Donington 2 Gosberton 5 (495-564); Crowland B 4 Consti D 3 (553-561); Holbeach A 5 Consti B 2 (567-488).