From a programme of seven matches in the Spalding and District Table Tennis League just three were played, plus two others in part.
Moulton SE, who were second, had their match postponed so now trail by seven.
That moves them into second spot, one ahead of Moulton.
The Spalding and District Table Tennis League held another cup week, this time for the first round of the Guardian Cup.
In this event four singles are played up to 33 points.
The scores from the four games are totalled and then a hidden handicap is awarded to one of the teams.
In a week the Spalding and District Table Tennis League set aside for round 2 of the Marylands Cup there were just six matches played or completed.
Aside from the cup most significant was South Holland’s demolition of Outsiders in Division 1.
The battle for the Spalding and District Table Tennis League Division 1 title intensified this week with just three points covering the top three.
Leaders Moulton SE faced Underdogs and recorded their second loss of the season.
A mixed week for the Spalding and District Table Tennis League saw four league matches played and two cup ties resolved, but there were also three postponements and an unfinished match.
JDM also lost ground on the leaders when they defeated Underdogs 3 – 2.
The Spalding and District Table Tennis League stepped back into action after the break with the first round of the Marylands Cup.
This event is played to 31 starting on individual handicaps which can vary from single figures up to 25 resulting in some quite lengthy matches.
On the final night before the Christmas break in the Spalding and District Table Tennis League the annual competition for the Paddy Palgrave Hard Bat Trophy was held.
In group one Reece Kerry topped the list with 19/21, drawing just one game and winning the rest.
Another round of league fixtures in the Spalding and District Table Tennis League saw a split occur at the top of Division 1 while the opposite happened in Division 2.
Top flight leaders South Holland maintained their grip with a 5 – 0 win over Mine’s a Pint.
The League programme continued for the Spalding and District Table Tennis League with six matches, though unfortunately two others were postponed.
Holland took the first three to secure the win, Jean White taking the first in four before John Gilbert won the second in five.
The fifth round of league fixtures in the Spalding and District Table Tennis League saw the top of Division 1 closing up while the opposite happened in 2.
Moulton SE have jumped to the top with a close fought match against fellow contenders JDM.