Nuthouse close the gap thanks to Williams’ breaks

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Glastonbury A held onto top spot in division two of the Eastbourne Snooker League despite sitting out their bye week.

They hold onto top position by having fewer league losses.

Nuthouse A went level on points with Glastonbury A 69 each following a convincing 4-1 home victory over Hailsham Club A.

Glen Williams for Nuthouse A recorded two breaks 31 and 39 during his 76-12 win against Alan Rowden. Marcel Compton also for Nuthouse A secured a 38-12 win over Peter Payne, Marcel pocketed a 30 break during the frame.

Hailsham’s lead off player Paul Bullock defeated Ian Townsend 56-33 to prevent the nap hand by the joint leaders.

Hailsham MI E crashed to a 4-1 home defeat by Eastbourne Workingmens Club B. Tom Wigglesworth, John Bigsby, Paul Richards and Dave Noakes recorded the winning frames. Glen Girling the Workers captain fell to a 52-22 loss to the cue of John Lamb.

Fishermens Club E won a close encounter 4-1 against Hailsham Club D. Colin Bray overcame Ian Clarke 43-29.

John Satterwaite defeated Brian Rogers 53-25, Dave Proud was taken to the black by Graham Dawson. Dave came out the victor 54-50.

Jimmi Simpson won a close frame against Steve Moon 53-44 before Ray Woolston stopped the whitewash with another close encounter defeating Paul Worssam on the black 48-44.

Fishermens F won their fifth match of the season with a 4-1 home victory over promotion seeking Devonshire Club.

Bryan Dyson, Mick Wheeler, Steve Heather and Dave Smith recording the winning frames. Barrie Finch stopped the whitewash by the Fish F by outpointing Mal Dixon 57-36.

The derby match between Ministries and Hellingly resulted in a 3-2 win for the Ministries outfit. Dave Gray winning the vital last frame on the black 61-54 against John Hepburn.

Fishermens B lost 3-2 at home to Topaz, Peter Bowman, Mark Gent and Kia Movafclaimed the first three winning frames.

Craig Knapman and Alan Sear taking frame four and five for the Fish B.

Seaford Legion fell to a 3-2 home defeat against Meads B.

Seaford Legion won the two opening frames via the cues of Matt Pynn and the captain Darron Wells. Trevor and Darren Cornford, along with Jasson Hassan, replied by taking the final three frames for Meads B.

Railway remain on track

Railway Club took another step towards promotion from division three of the Eastbourne Snooker League following a 4-1 home victory against Angling Club B.

Gary Moseley pocketed a 27 break in the opening frame during his 56-13 win over Tony MacPhail. Norman Lippett prevented the Railway Club from going two nil in front by stopping Richard Lee on the black 58-50. Mark Humphries, Richard Edwards and the Railway skipper Paul Goacher took the next three frames for the leaders 4-1 victory.

Dolphin F, lying in third place in division three, fell to a 5-0 home loss to second placed Hailsham MI B. HMI B winning the match with a points tally of 303 to 122.

Eastbourne Con Club fell to a 4-1 home loss by Hailsham Club B. Ron Dixon won the opening frame for the Con Club on the black 35-31 over Rick Butcher.

Bob Harris, Mick Holmes, Derek Holt and Reg Cork secured the winning frames for the visitors.

The mid table battle between Glastonbury E and Transport resulted in a 3-2 win for the Busboys. Rob Bennett, Alan Wickens and Dave Taylor pocketed the Transport winning frames. Colin Hadland and Jose Martins claimed the home victories for the Glastonbury E team.

Fishermens Club C were the visitors at the Hailsham Club to take on the C team. Their journey was rewarded by reeling in a 4-1 victory. Dave Bulwer, Jeff Connor, John Bulwer and Peter Staplehurst sealed the winning frames.

Brian Sparks the Hailsham Club C skipper outpointed the Fish C skipper Tom O’Connell 41-30 to claim the solitary home win and prevented the whitewash.

The Fire Brigade got back to winning ways with 3-2 home win against Hailsham MI F. Ron McGregor, Peter Marsden and a last frame team victory by the Fire Brigade skipper Roger Easy. Derek Foster and Dave Clark had the HMI F wins.