Melton Pool League round-up: The Stute go clear

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The Stute went five points clear at the top of Melton Winter Pool League Division One thanks to an 8-1 thrashing of the Swanderers.

With MSC A now 12 points clear of third place, the title hunt has become a two-horse race after they defeated the Welby 6-3.

Noels BBs recorded a 6-3 victory over the Fulderiks, ensuring they keep themselves firmly in third place, while Armee Pere earned themselves a much-needed win after three successive losses, beating the Conkerers 6-3.

The Royal Duke continue to struggle as they slipped to a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Cherry Tree, and The Thunders piled yet more misery on Boys and Their Toy’s season as they beat the bottom side 5-4.

* In Division Two, third-placed Pop Ya Cherry kept their name in the promotion frame by hammering Legion B 8-1.

You Shall Not Pot are just two points ahead in second place despite a 6-3 win over My Swans Are Sick.

Royally Screwed managed to drag themselves out of relegation danger after beating the Saddle 6-3, while bottom side Notorious TIB beat fellow strugglers MSC Elite in a 5-4 win.

Phoenix Knights made it two wins in a row after the beat Ingall’s Idiots 5-4, and leaders Harboro Cadabra kept a decent gap of 13 points at the top of as they beat Janet Noels Best 5-4.

* In Division Three, Cue Up moved into third place with a 7-2 victory over Top of the League.

Our Drinking Team Has a Pool Problem provided one of three upsets last week by beating Bears on Powder 6-3, their first win in nine weeks.

Just the Tip also overcame a team in the promotion picture as they beat Pool Boyz 6-3, but not to be outdone, Half Cut beat the league leaders, Genny Jokers, 6-3.

Burton Street Preachers beat bottom side BD 5-4, while the Black Swan Poolaholics made it four wins in a row as they downed Crazy Gang 5-4.