Boulton enjoys big break

Andy Boulton. Picture: Mick Young
Andy Boulton. Picture: Mick Young
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The best breaks are still flowing at Craneswater A in their quest for Portsmouth League glory.

Andy Boulton ran in an 82, while Mike Talmondt and Steve Cole had visits of 65.

The Southsea gang went on to beat Copnor A 7-5.

Emsworth made home advantage count, hammering Craneswater Z 10-2.

Tommy O’Neil, Shaun Toms, Phil Andrews and Gary Mengham were all on top form.

The trio of Neil Stewart, Dave Rees and Colin Skeggs helped Cowplain A shade a 7-5 success at Leigh Park.

Danny Lumsden and Dusty Tingley did their best for the Workies.

Jason Tame led Portchester X to a 9-3 win at Craneswater R in division two.

Andy Macey and Karl Turp did the team proud.

Dave Glover helped Copnor D defeat Bellair A 7-5.

Ant Bushnell and Warren Cole were also on target to see off Matt Beardsworth and Phil Skinner.

Bellair B were far happier, beating bottom-of-the-table Copnor Xcels 8-4.

Dave Gowing scored for the Xcels.

But Paul Jagger, John Morrison and Paul Merrett soon rectified the situation.

Copnor E went four clear in division three after they delivered a hard-earned 7-5 victory against Post Office.

John Shervell and Den Hushley notched important doubles to counter an early score by Jamie Farrow.

Broadoak slipped up with an 8-4 loss at Alexandra in a below-par performance.

Matt Power, Paul Taylor and Karl Davies showed they have not given up on promotion.

Steve Scott saved a couple for the stationsiders late on.

Copnor Cuestars A pinched a 7-5 success at North End Bowls.

Richard Jones and Colin Elliott gave the home side a great start but Jamie Wilson, Shaun Hutchins and Ashley Smith turned it around.

Carlton and Leigh Park B finished all square at Farlington.

Gary Marshall and Rich Cuttler were home scorers after good early work by Colin Ricketts and Dean Bates.

Copnor Cuestars B occupy the top position in division four.

Cowplain C went down 8-4 after doubles by Chloe and Callum White.

Copnor F are still in the mix after keeping the pressure on with a 7-5 victory against Cowplain B.

Gary Curtis and son James did well for the visitors but Rob Derry and Gary Green saw the city men home.

Castle Heating crashed to an 8-4 loss at Pompey Royals.

Paul Tinsley and Jason Orchard did the damage.

Top Spot and Craneswater finished level at 6-6.

Steve Wilson and Martyn Johnson struck for Top Spot to match efforts from John Middleton and Darren Emms.