Top score in the Open League was Sean Baker of Skimmers with 79 at the Royal Oak, Milborne St Andrew. The highest team score was 452 by Colliton Wide Boys in their 5-pins victory over Half Pints on alley two at the Colliton Club, while in the same match it was Half Pints that notched the highest hand of the week when they started the match with 78.
Team performances of the week
Section A: COLLITON WIDE BOYS – Colliton Wide boys won a close match with Half Pints on alley two at the Colliton Club by 5-pins, hitting 452 which is the highest score on the alley this season.
Section B: COLLITON CHIMPS – Colliton Chimps hit 440 which is their highest home score this season as they beat Brewers Bees by 45-pins on alley two at the Colliton Club.
Section C: MAGPIE IMPS – Magpie Imps hit 442 which is the highest score this season so far at the Victoria Hotel in their 30-pins win over home side Jokers.
Section D: PUDDLETOWN NOMADS – Table toppers Puddletown Nomads won away hitting 433 at the Frampton Arms, Moreton as they beat Frampton Rollers by 12-pins.
Top score in the Ladies League was Helen Spencer of Wonder Women with 58 on alley two at the Colliton Club. The highest team score was 359 by Oakettes in their 11-pins victory away to Westenders at the Spitfire Club. The highest hand was 62 by Woodpeckers in their drawn match with Devils at Dorchester Town Football Club. The highest stick up was 15 by two players, Sheila Cummins of Breezers at the Victoria Hotel and Helen Spencer of Wonder Women on alley two at the Colliton Club.
Team performance of the week: CRACKERJACS
Champions Crackerjacs became the first team to beat Mix Ups this season, Jacs hit 340 on alley one at the Trinity Club and won by 26-pins. Mix Ups had been the only unbeaten team left in all five sections of the D&DSL.
Top scores in the Open League were Malcolm Slade of Colliton Imps on alley two at the Colliton Club and Connor Haime of Colliton Chimps on alley one at the Colliton Club, both with 69. The highest team score was 455 by two Section A teams, Breakaways in their away win against Royal Oak Wanderers at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis, and by Half Pints in their home victory over Dewlish Monsters at the Bulls Head. The highest hand was 78 hit by two teams, Colliton Imps in their Section A home victory over Patriots, while in Section D Frampton Rollers also hit 78 at the Frampton Arms as they beat Bull & Heifers by 71-pins.
Team performances of the week
Section A: BREAKAWAYS – Breakaways won away against Royal Oak Wanderers by 26-pins hitting 455 with captain Keith Brown notching top score with 66, the victory means that there are now seven teams all on 8 points at the top of Section A.
Section B: COLLITON CHIMPS – Colliton Chimps hit 441 on alley one at the Colliton Club as they beat Colliton Muckspreaders by 46-pins, 441 is the highest score on alley one this season.
Section C: HOTSHOTS – Hotshots became the first team to beat Jokers this season and in doing so drew level on points with both Jokers and Tom Browns Bullocks at the top of the section. Hotshots won by 32-pins hitting 421.
Section D: SWAN ABBOTS – Swan Abbots became the first team to beat Wareham Legionaires this season, the Abbots hit 417 on their Swan Inn alley and won by 29-pins.
Top score in the Ladies League was Clare Clarke of Oakettes with 68 on alley one at the Colliton Club. The highest team score was 404 by Oakettes, and the highest hand also came from Oakettes, 66. The highest stick up was 16 by two players from Oakettes, Clare Clarke and Nikki Coombs.
Team performance of the week: OAKETTES
The Oakettes hit 404 which is the highest score on alley one at the Colliton Club so far this season in the Ladies League beating Wonder Women 36-pins.
Top score in the Open League was M Jeans of Wareham Legionaires with 73 at the Wareham Legion. The highest team score was 471 by Section B leaders Essentials in their 67-pins victory over Ray & Ken’s Yokels at the Spitfire Club. The highest hand was 83 by Barmy Army at the Goldies .
Team performances of the week
Section A: JOLLY GREEN GIANTS – Jolly Green Giants got their first win of the season beating Patriots away at the Goldies by 2-pins, hitting 436.
Section B: ESSENTIALS – Essentials hit 471 to stay top of Section B and beat Yokels by 67-pins at the Spitfire Club.
Section C: UNTOUCHABLES – Untouchables won a close match at the Bladen Club, beating Wool Misfits by 9-pins, hitting 393
Section D: SWAN ABBOTS – Swan Abbots hit 430 at Tom Browns to beat Huntsmen by 29-pins.
Top score in the Ladies League was Jen Sims of Oakettes with 63 at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis. The highest team score was 432 by Oakettes in their 24-pins victory over Colliton Ladybirds, and Oakettes also hit the highest hand of the week with 69. The highest stick up was 18 by Jen Sims.
Team performance of the week: THE EASY BEATS
The Easy Beats who are new to the league this season got their first ever victory after four straight defeats, hitting 371 at the Victoria Hotel to beat Super Colli-Ders by 45-pins.
The Singles Competition will take place on Friday 28th December. So far we have had 63 entries.
If your team does still want to enter the singles then please get in touch with Phil Slade whose e-mail is email@example.com as soon as possible.
The date for return was September 30th but that has been extended to October 30th as that was the date last season.
Top score in the Knockout Cup was Steve Shear of Wareham Legionaires with 74 at the Wareham Legion.
Swankers from Section B produced the team performance of the round by beating last season’s Section A champions Skimmers away at the Bulls Head by 4-pins hitting 483. Dewlish Monsters were also knocked out by a B section team as Alcotops won by 31-pins away at the Royal Oak, Milborne St.Andrew against their Section A opponents. The third Section A side to lose to lower league opposition was Half Pints who were beaten by Jokers of Section C at the Victoria Hotel by 2-pins.
There were also notable wins for three Section C teams who all beat B section teams, Plodders had a fine win over Brewers Bees on alley two at the Trinity Club hitting 370 to notch a 17-pins victory, while both Hotshots and Colliton Spares won away at the Victoria Hotel against Vic Reeves and Top Pins respectively.
Four Section D teams had wins over Section C opponents, there was three home wins as Strugglers beat Colliton Supertramps at the Goldies by 29-pins, Wareham Legionaires beat Colliton Flingers at the Wareham Legion by 24-pins, Chaldon Chuckers beat Wool Misfits by 5-pins at the Frampton Arms, Moreton, while Merrymen won away on alley two at the Trinity Club to Villians by 12-pins.
Vic Reeves 404 (G Pullen 61), Hotshots 409 (D Potter 65);
Top Pins 390 (A Travers 56), Colliton Spares 399 (M Chalmers 60);
Tom Browns Bullocks 417 (R Symes 64), Essentials 430 (M Elford 63);
Strugglers 434 (G Brazier 71), Colliton Supertramps 405 (R Harvey 56);
Wareham Legionaires 432 (S Shear 74), Colliton Flingers 408 (G Cockett 64);
Plodders 370 (L Newman 53), Brewers Bees 353 (L Notley 53);
Frampton Fumblers 359 (M Way 51), Royal Oak Wanderers 406 (V Penney 57);
Villains 321 (S Breach 49), Merrymen 333 (D Prior 50);
Skimmers 479 (J Roe 68), Swankers 483 (K Bugler 72);
Mrs Browns Boys 417 (J West 60), Hammers 446 (P Hardy 63);
Puddletown Nomads 372 (D Hambidge 55), Steamers 424 (M Swain 62);
Chaldon Chuckers 376 (N Dennis 54), Wool Misfits 371 (M Pidgeon 60);
Wurzels 426 (M Scotchmer 65), Heathens 472 (J Hallett 73);
Jokers 418 (C Lake 62), Half Pints 416 (M Heal 63);
Dewlish Monsters 384 (H Cox 56), Alcotops 415 (G Clarke 64);
Colliton Chimps 387 (D Moors 56), Woodmen 414 (A Lovett 59);
Ship Wrecked 366 (A Thornton 56), Dribs ‘n’ Drabs 394 (J Claridge 56);
Colliton Imps 432 (M Haime 68), Jolly Green Giants 409 (M Hallett 58);
Ray & Ken’s Old Spice Yokels 402 (N Gilbert 57), Hartstoppers 398 (A Fowler 61);
Puddletown Wanderers 436 (G Steele, M Thomson 59), The Bull & Heifers 361 (J Pritchard 55).
Top scores in the D&DSL were Stuart Brown of Breakaways at the Wool RBL and C Hulkerston of Essentials at the Bulls Head both with 72.
The highest team score was 477 by Puddletown Wanderers at the Spitfire Club, 477 is the highest score so far this season, Wanderers won by 20-pins and became the first team to beat Half Pints this season. The highest hand was 83 by Dewlish Monsters against Colliton Imps on alley two at the Colliton Club.
Team performances of the week
Section A: PATRIOTS – Patriots won away to Woodmen by 41 at the Royal Oak, Milborne St.Andrew hitting 435, the highest score on the Oak alley this season.
Section B: TOP PINS – Top Pins won their first match of the season hitting 426 to beat Mrs Browns Boys by 24-pins at Tom Browns.
Section C: COLLITON REBELS – Colliton Rebels hit 425 at the Victoria Hotel to beat previously unbeaten Hotshots by 45-pins.
Section D: CHALDEN CHUCKERS – Chaldon Chuckers won by 17-pins at the Goldies against Strugglers, hitting 399.