BASINGSTOKE Town Spades were the latest team to be put to the sword by Littleton in Whitchurch Bowls League Division One.

The leaders made it six wins out of six with a 54-42 victory.

Kingsclere remain second after they hammered Howard Park A 55-32. St Mary Bourne Hawks climbed up the table following a sizeable win over Alton (68-36), while Andover B just beat Oakley A 53-49.

Whitchurch Yellows still lead Division Two ahead of Marnell B.

Andover A beat St Mary Bourne Eagles 51-50 in a thriller and Hook Hares were demolished 71-39 at home by Oakley B.

Division Three leaders Town’s Diamonds had an even bigger win, beating Old Basing Roundheads 89-31.

Thornycroft jumped up two places after beating bottom team Marnell A 47-39, while Kingsclere Partridges won 49-37 at Hook Foxes.

In Division Four, Andover C went top after beating Oakley C 57-46.

Old Basing Royalists won 53-48 at home against St Mary Bourne Merlins.

Basingstoke Town head the Stan Hardman League Central Division after a 73-32 victory over Thornycroft and AWRE B held on to second place despite losing 53-33 at Odiham D.

Elsewhere, Hook Diamonds beat Fleet Cygnets 72-34 and Howard Park A saw off Marnell A 61-40.

Cove still lead the Eastern Division, while Farnborough beat Fleet Social 50-47, Hook Emeralds won 54-45 over Fleet Swans and Aldershot Under-wood were too good for Hawley (54-36).

Hook Saphires head the Southern Division after a 49-43 win at home to Four Marks. Alton Social beat Alton 63-34 and Odiham X were too good for Old Basing, winning 53-39.

Kingsclere went top of the Western Division following their 60-45 victory against Howard Park C.

Medstead have slipped having lost 66-32 at AWRE A, but Oakley beat Andover 62-56 and finally St Mary Bourne won as they beat Whitchurch 48-43.

Two matches have been played indoors on the newly fitted carpet at Loddon Vale.

The first against West Berks saw Vale lose 107-84.

Vale had just two winning rinks, Graham Jordan (17-12) and Don Lee (25-10). Their losing rinks were Brian Ambler (21-17), John Holmes (16-10), Brian Roberts (28-6) and Sheila Girle (20-9).

Vale then beat Chawton Park 139-64 with four winning rinks, Fred Goddard (23-7), Brian Ambler (27-13), Don Lee (28-7) and John Holmes (36-4). Graham Jordan drew 14-14 and Steve Foyle lost 19-11.