Top score in the Open League was Steve Shear of Wareham Legionaires with 72 at Wareham Legion. The highest team score was 492 by Skimmers at the Bulls Head, and the Bulls Head outfit who have won Section A for the past two seasons also notched the highest hand of the week with 83. The highest stick up was 18 by Jamie Morgan of Skimmers.
The Sticker up Cup will be held on Thursday 30th April at the Colliton Club. The entry to this competition is free and each team can enter one sticker up provided they are aged between 14 an 18 years old. To enter please contact the league’s fixture secretary Terry Gosney by Friday 6th March.
The Secretaries Shield will be held on Thursday April 9th at the Trinity Club. This is a free competition, to enter please either complete the entry form that was sent out regarding the Pairs Competition or contact the league’s fixture secretary Terry Gosney by Friday 6th March.
The Secretary or Captain of each team (or their nominated deputy) plus the committee is eligible to enter the Secretary’s Shield for which separate competitions will be held for men and ladies.
The Ladies Pairs Competition will be held on Tuesday 14th April at the Trinity Club. Each team from the Ladies League are allowed to enter up to five pairs at a cost of £3 per pair. All teams should have received an email with the entry details attached if you have not please contact Brian Newton. All entries must be sent to the league treasurer Philip Slade by Wednesday 1st April.
The Open Pairs Competition will be held on Friday 24th April with each team from the Open League and Ladies League allowed to enter up to FIVE pairs at a cost of £3 per pair. The competition will be held across eight alleys with two pairs from each alley going through to the finals which will be held on Thursday 7th May at the Colliton Club. Each team should have received an email with entry details, if your team has not had an email please contact Brian Newton. The closing date for entries is FRIDAY MARCH 6TH. No late entries will be accepted. Please note all entries must be sent to the league’s treasurer Philip Slade.
Top score in the Ladies League was Natalie Hall of Breezers with 61 on alley one at the Trinity Club. The highest team score was 388 by Vixens on alley two at the Colliton Club, and the Vixens also notched the highest hand of the week finishing their match with 68. The highest stick up was 16 by Theresa Schnorr of Vixens.
Luke Stacey of Mrs Browns Boys beat Martin Rawlings of Dribs ‘n’ Drabs in the final of the Singles Competition at the Trinity Club. After three hands both players had hit 23, but a 14 stick up on the fourth hand from Luke put him 5-pins ahead, and he finished with a 7 to leave Martin a stick up to win. Martin’s first ball took out the middle three to give Luke the victory.
In the semi finals Luke beat Nikki Fowler of Vixens while Martin beat Graham Rose of Jolly Green Giants.
Please would all trophy winners from last season return all team and individual trophies to Brian Newton in a satisfactory condition by January 31st. Failure to comply will result in a fine of £5, in addition to any repair costs.
Top score in the Open League was Lloyd Wilson of Vic Reeves with 75 at the Victoria Hotel. The highest team score was 485 by Breakaways at the Wool Legion. The highest hand was 82 hit by two teams from Section A, Royal Oak Wanderers at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis and Colliton Imps at the Bulls Head. The highest stick up was 18 hit by two players, Sam Green of Jolly Green Giants on alley three at the Trinity Club and Marc Cutler of Unpredictable Strimmers on alley one at the Trinity Club.
Top score in the Ladies League was Angie Courtney of Crackerjacs with 59 at the Victoria Hotel. The highest team score was 390 by The Easy Beats at the Victoria Hotel, and it was the Easy Beats that also notched the highest hand of the week with 67. The highest stick was 16 by Debbie Saffin of Hot Cheese Stampers on alley one at the Trinity Club.