Desborough Bowling Club Press Report : Oct 16, 2017
Last Wednesday Desborough hosted a six rink friendly fixture against Egham IBC. At the halfway stage each side was winning on three rinks although Desborough were 17 shots behind overall. The game slipped away in the second half with the gap doubling to 34 shots and a 98-132 loss with a win on only one rink.
The sole winning rink was skipped by Sam Stack with Joan Kingston, Tina Scherer and David Griggs.
|J Kingston, T Scherer, D Griggs, S Stack 27-13|
|K Scowen, P Tuttle, M Buckles, B Faulkner 12-13|
|R Hughes, P Hatch, C Woodward, J Bucknell 10-33|
|C Tupling, T Hudson, I Burns, D Perriman 20-25|
|B Harris, M Pelling, M Hobson, J Searle 11-29|
|R Turner, E Pelling, C Crunden, D Webster 18-19|
On Saturday Desborough travelled to Victory IBC for a friendly fixture but failed to return victorious.
At the halfway stage Desborough were winning on two of the six rinks and adrift by 43 points. Although Desborough managed to stem the tide in the second half they continued the downward slide finishing with a 60 point deficit and a 87-147 scoreline with wins on two of the six rinks.
The top rink was skipped by John Searle with June Sculthorpe, Michael Hobson and Barry Gill.
|J Sculthorpe, M Hobson, B Gill, J Searle 18-15|
|M Harris, I Burns, E Gill, P Winstanley 10-28|
|C Bartlett, D Wright, B Wright, V White 19-17|
|R Hughes, P Tuttle, J Bucknell, D Perriman 12-23|
|K Scowen, J Codd, C Crunden, B Faulkner 11-45|
|T Scherer, J Beal, C Northover, M White 17-19|
On Sunday Desborough played the first round of the Egham Trophy competition against Whiteknights. Although each side won two rinks apiece Desborough won overall 74-62 and go forward to play Egham IBC on October 29th.
Desborough’s top rink was skipped by Len Essex with Eileen Devonald-Batt, Mary Price and Brett Long.
|E Devonald-Batt, M Price, B Long, L Essex 23-9|
|J Frost, J Mayne, P Sheldrick, C Jones 19-14|
|L Woodley, J Beal, G Knapper, M Woodley 16-20|
|J Morgan, H Jones, K Scrace, R Reid 16-19|