Axminster mixed well

20:09 27 February 2013

Archant

Axminster have again done well in the mixed friendlies winning all three games played, writes David Harris.

Ax started by beating Taunton BC at home (80-38) with a resounding win for Brian Clark, Pam Hunter, Marion Harris, and Sheila Martin (37-2) and a good win for Phil White, William Cook, Jean Kesterton, and Margaret Crompton (25-12) before beating Sidmouth at home (77-38) with wins for John Hill, Daphne Ryan, Ann Clayton, and Marion Harris (31-11) and Lilian Lovatt, Morrison Brown, Gerald Knott, and Neil Solomon (30-11) and a tie for Margaret Brown, Barbara Mowatt, David Harris, and Margaret Crompton (16-16).

Ax won a tight game at home to Yeovil (58-53) with victories for Lilian Lovatt, Pam Clark, Ann Clayton, and Brian Clark (24-17) and Margaret Brown, Pam Hunter, John Chance, and Margaret Crompton (19-17).

The ladies lost their Devon Foxlands League game against Mid Devon (40-64) with no winning rinks but responded well by beating Honiton at home in a friendly match (52-40) with wins on all rinks – Alison Glyde, Pauline Knight, Diana Courtenay-Smith, and Ann Clayton (19-10),Phil White, Eve Cole, Daphne Ryan, and Margaret Crompton (16-14), and Margaret Stancliffe, Lou Harris, Jean Kesterton, and Judith Moffitt (17-16).

The men lost their Devon League Over-60s game against Honiton (73-82) despite winning both home rinks.

– Geoff Clode, Eric Skeemer, Doug Looskan. and Paul Moffitt (22-14) and Bob Sherborne, Howard Keep, Peter Eagles, and Ken Hickman (24-17). The men also lost a home friendly against Westlands (43-54) with narrow defeats on all rinks but everyone enjoyed the spread laid on afterwards by Ron and Leslie Bicknell !

DAVID HARRIS. 24.02 13.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Thu, 11:35

Chard upped their game in the second half against Hornets to avoid what looked like a drubbing.

Read more
Thu, 11:32
Jessica Gundry (on right) landing a hit on her way to a 15-4 victory in the U23 Womens Epee British Championships final in London (photograph courtesy of David Bradley)

Jessica Gundry from Dalwood, near Axminster, has added a third British title to her collection.

Read more
Thu, 11:26
Rugby - generic

Honiton Tigers U8s took a squad of ten players to Exeter Saracens on Sunday and produced some decent rugby to claim two wins, a draw and a defeat in the four matches they played.

Read more
Thu, 11:13
rugby generic picture

Honiton achieved a dramatic last-gasp win on Saturday to secure their survival in the Cornwall & Devon Division for another season, writes Roger Dance.

Read more
Thu, 11:13
rugby generic picture

As the Lacemen’s Colts licked their wounds from their recent defeat by a strong Barum outfit, they travelled to Okehampton for a must-win game and produced the goods in a 25-15 result, writes Paz Parratt

Read more
Thu, 11:03

Two wins in two days! It wasn’t a bad weekend for Honiton Town Youth U12s.

Read more
Thu, 11:03

Dunkeswell Rovers didn’t put a foot wrong during a weekend of league and cup action away from home.

Read more
Thu, 10:51

Hard work during winter training paid off for Lyme Regis Gig Rowing Club at the Three Rivers Race put on by Caradon GRC on the Tamar.

Read more
Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Honiton Sea Angling Club members Mike Spiller and James Trevett had some cracking fish on a day trip from Lyme Regis.

Read more
Wed, 16:08

GOLF: George Seed stormed to a three-point victory in Division One of the March stableford at Lyme Regis Golf Club.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Sport

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder