Melton Darts League: Pacesetting Britons extend unbeaten record

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Shoes Tucks produced the result of the week in the Boat Premier Division with an impressive 10-1 win over struggling Noels D.

Shoes moved up to fourth while the Noels move ever nearer the drop zone after winning just one leg in two matches.

Leaders Gen Briton B remained unbeaten following a 7-4 win over Harboro X, and Boat P returned to winning ways after overcoming difficult opponents The Crowns 8-3.

The results put them joint second with Gen Briton JMX who had to work hard to overcome The Stute 7-4, taking four straight legs after the game had been evenly-poised at 3-3.

Blue Moon moved well clear of the bottom three with a resurgent 8-3 win over second-bottom Gen Briton X. Harboro Ugliffe fell 3-0 down to The Welby, but found form in the singles, winning five of the six games plus the two triples to take the game 7-4.

* White Hart Tub lost their unbeaten record in Half Moon Division to in-form Shoes All Stars who took the last two legs and the game 6-5.

Anchor closed the gap at the top, but had to come back from 3-0 and 4-2 down before finally beating Half Crowns on the last leg 6-5.

In-form Half Moon D notched another impressive win, 9-2, over Boat B to consolidate third spot, while Boat D moved up two places after an 8-3 win over Snooker Club.

Bottom side Cutting Room remained winless as Gen Briton Nut Dogs beat the newly-promoted side 7-4, while Black Swan Ducklings fought back from the brink at 5-4 down to edge out Harboro Jabs 6-5.

* Phil James Architectural Division leaders Blue Bell lost their unbeaten record, going down 6-5 on the last leg to Black Swan Reem.

Half Moon DC cut their lead to five points with a game in hand after a 9-2 win over Crowning Glory. Saddle Pirates were surprisingly beaten on the decisive final leg by The Grapes and dropped from second to fourth.

Half Moon Z moved well clear of the bottom of the table after beating fellow strugglers Black Swan C 8-3, and White Hart A sealed an impressive 10-1 win over Kettleby Cross to go third, eight points behind the leaders.

Boat SS won nine straight legs to continue their move away from trouble as winless Harboro Seniors were beaten 9-2.