ROYALISTS now lead the Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittles League after Die Hards’ match with Squirrels was postponed.

They lead Die Hards by one point with Basonbridge in third place.

At the bottom of the division, Loose Cannons recorded their first victory of the season, but still need at least four points from their final four matches to avoid relegation.

In Division Two, The Dream Team lead by four points after defeating Markintears by nine pins with Hells Angels and Nuts & Bolts in joint third place two points behind.

Highlights of the week were scores of 80 by Mark Wolley, of Loose Cannons, and 82 by Roy Gamblin, of Hells Angels.

Results: Division One: Loose Cannons 408 (Mark Wolley 80) Space Cadets 404 (Leon Moody 63); Basonbridge 477 (Paul Manktelow 74) Summersets 427 (Phil Adams 61); Crown Jewels 405 (Mark Penwill 61) Royalists 436 (Kevin Perrett 75).

Division Two: Hells Angels 443 (Roy Gamblin 82) Guys & Dolls 414 (Shelia Williams 61); Markintears 410 (Martin Rich 65) The Dream Team 419 (Martin Cooke 70); The Happy Mondays 388 (Hayley Akers & James Gibbons 53) The New Coopers 434 (Paul Davey & Ron Coulstock 59); Morland Marauders 388 (Steve Thompson 73) Nuts & Bolts 426 (Kenny Fisher 65)