THIS week saw the second tied match of the season in the Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittles League between Royalists and Squirrels, and a one-pin victory by New Coopers against Nuts and Bolts.

In division one, Die Hards are now the league leaders by one point from Royalists, with Summersets a further one point behind. At the bottom of the division, Loose Cannons, with one point, are now three points adrift of Crown Jewels, and four points adrift of Squirrels and Basonbridge.

In division two, the Dream Team, now have a two point lead over Hells Angels, Markintears and Nuts and Bolts.

Highlight of the week was Robert Major’s eighty one pins scored in Squirrel’s tied match with Royalists.

Division One: Royalists 462 (Mike Blandford 66), Squirrels 462 (Robery Major 81); Die Hards 458 (Bruce Hardwidge 72), Loose Cannons 418 (Julian Mathews 69); Crown Jewels 411 (Mark Penwill 66), Basonbridge 447 (John Brown 72); Summersets 430 (Ian Nicholls and Gordon Langford 66), Space Cadets 443 (Leon Moody 75).

Division Two: Morland Marauders 426 (Ivan Holland 67), Hells Angels 397 (Malcolm Healey 56); New Coopers 400 (Martyn Turner 61), Nuts and Bolts 399 (Paul Baker 63); Dream Team 439 (Sam Clement 67), Guys and Dolls 412 (Aiden Stocks 68); Happy Mondays 422 (Kerry Hockaday 59), Markintears 435 (Mike Day 60).