Milan Kolena bagged a couple of goals as the Tigers won 9-4 to leave the Shropshire outfit eight points clear with seven games to play.
MK Lightning picked up a pair of victories, winning 4-3 after a shoot-out at home to Swindon Wildcats and 4-1 at Peterborough Phantoms.
Owen Griffiths (2) topped the scoring for Peterborough in their 6-5 victory at Sheffield Steeldogs.
Stanislav Lascek grabbed the decider for Sheffield as they secured a 5-4 shoot-out success at home to Guildford.
Vanya Antonov was the star of the show for Basingstoke in their 7-1 win at home to Hull, but Bison failed to follow up in the reverse fixture as Andrej Themar’s late goal sealed a 3-2 success for the Pirates.
Swindon triumphed 6-5 after a shoot-out at home to Bracknell Bees – Robin Kovar scored the winner.
Basingstoke Bison 7-1 Hull Pirates
Guildford Flames 4-9 Telford Tigers
MK Lightning 4-3 Swindon Wildcats (SO)
Sheffield Steeldogs 5-6 Peterborough Phantoms
Hull Pirates 3-2 Basingstoke Bison
Peterborough Phantoms 1-4 MK Lightning
Sheffield Steeldogs 5-4 Guildford Flames (SO)
Swindon Wildcats 6-5 Bracknell Bees (SO)
(Image permission: John Uwins)