Good ladies’ bowling with Lyme

PUBLISHED: 09:26 04 July 2012




Seaton travelled to Ottery St Mary for a friendly game. Five rinks played a close fought match, Seaton eventually winning 111-106, writes Linda Stone.

Seaton’s top rink was L Hurley-Smith, J Bellamy, L Allison and D Hislop. Meanwhile, Seaton Over-60s league B team were at home to Tiverton BC. Seaton won one triple 20-13 for two points and lost the other 5-22 and lost overall 25-35 shots.

The ladies travelled through torrential rain, to Honiton to play three triples. Fortunately when they arrived there had been very little rain in Honiton and they were able to enjoy an afternoon’s bowling. Seaton won 72-56. The top triple was S Pike, M Vessey and J Miles.

Last Wednesday was a busy day for Seaton. In an Over 60s Triples fixture played at home Seaton A won on both rinks to beat Madeira C by 17 shots 44-27. The top triple was Ivor Steer, Ron Rowley and Alan Wood and Seaton A gained eight points.

The B team were away to Phear Park where Seaton drew one triple 18-18 for one point and won the other triple 22-8 for two points and won overall 40-26 for four points making a total of seven from the match. Meanwhile the ladies’ Over-50s team travelled to Topsham where they won both triples ending up 40 -25 overall and gaining all six points. The next day the ladies played the third round of the Inter Club competition meeting a really strong team from Crediton. They played at Heavitree and unfortunately lost 28-44 points. The men played a friendly match against Lyme Regis, losing a closely- fought match by only three shots. Top Seaton rink was I Manchester, E Holder, T Hurley-Smith and A Wood.

The last game of the week was between the ladies of Lyme Regis and Seaton. Three rinks were played at Seaton.

Although there was a cold wind blowing, all enjoyed a really good afternoon’s bowling.

Seaton won 74-31, top rink being A Mayhew, M Johnson, L Stone and M Vessey..

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