Hutson holds his nerve for a draw


BSC 3 held visiting Donington 1 to a 4-4 draw in the Acorn Taxis Boston Snooker League.

Craig Fitter put Dons 2-0 ahead as he easily defeated Chris Ellis.

Nigel Robinson then levelled the scores by beating Wayne Dent before Andy Swan and Stuart Atkin played out a draw.

Graham Cripsey then moved Dons 4-3 ahead before Neil Hutson took the last frame of the evening.

Elsewhere in the Boston Snooker Centre Super League, BSC 11 got a much-needed win as they defeated BSC 2 5-3.

John Sharp put BSC 11 2-0 ahead when he breezed past Pete Grooby, before the matches between Josh Fell and Grant Marshall, Mark Gratton and Gary Charlton and Stuart Whitaker and Luke Arons all ended in draws.

Breaks: C. Fitter 36, A. Swan 36, J. Fell 35, M. Gratton 48.

Cons 6 climbed back to the top of the Ocean Take Away Premier League after defeating Kirton 5 6-2.

Paul Raymond got Cons off to the perfect start when he comfortably defeated Steve Sharp.

Chris Spencer and Sam Hill made it 6-0 by beating Jamie Brinkley and Julian Furnell before Louis Wong grabbed consolation frames against Craig Lee.

BSC 8 travelled to Shodfriars 3 and left with a 6-2 win.

Steve Greensmith dfeated Russ Snade 2-0 before Dan Collins and Shaun Dunmore shared the next two frames.

Adam Norton made it 5-1 as he beat Richard Crunkhorn before the last two frames of the evening were shared between Jim Ely and Gary Dunmore.

Cons 5 hosted BSC 16 and played out a 4-4 draw.

Alan Haycock put Cons 2-0 ahead as he defeated Stan Matthews.

Brett Skinner levelled the match at 2-2 as he beat Nathan Yardley.

Billy Spooner jnr and Paul Spencer drew to leave the scores at 3-3 before Derek Wood and and David Cutting also split.

Breaks: P. Raymond 28, 20, C. Spencer 24, S. Hill 34, A. Haycock 21, B. Spooner jnr 32.

Cons 2 brought themselves back in to the Cotts Builders Division One promotion hunt with a comprehensive 7-1 win over BSC 15.

Keith Carrington and John Clark shared the opening two frames before Gary Middleton put Cons 3-1 ahead with victory over Jamie Rushin.

It was 5-1 as Dale Sawer defeated Dave Cartwright and 7-1 when Dave Whyler beat Stu Holland.

Breaks: D. Sawer 27.

In the Launchburys Division Two, BSC 6 came away 5-3 victors as they travelled to BSC 7.

Kevin Hirst and Alan Traynor shared the opening frames. Jason Pocklington and Mike Deal could not be separated either.

Paul Creasey moved BSC 6 in to the lead as he defeated Chris Hirst.

Craig Churchman pulled a frame back, but Paul Argyle took the last of the evening to secure BSC 6 their win.

Breaks: A. Traynor 20.