Luke Molyneux’s first goal since November helped Pools end a four game winless run on the road and claim a 1-0 victory at Plainmoor.
It also sees Pools draw level on points with Torquay, who once sat 14 points ahead of Dave Challinor’s side in the table.
Here are our Pools player ratings from the match…
1. Ben Killip - 8
Was rarely tested in the first half but had to be alert to tip Connor Lemonheigh-Evans’ effort around his front post. A good save late on to deny Waters. Photo: Frank Reid
2. David Ferguson - 8
Put in a good ball for Molyneux in the second half. Charged forward well and got stuck in. Photo: Mark Fletcher
3. Ryan Johnson - 8
Returned to the fray following a late fitness test. Looked solid and no nonsense as usual. Booked. Photo: Mark Fletcher
4. Gary Liddle - 8
Made a number of crucial blocks and headers to limit Torquay all afternoon. Photo: Christopher Booth