Top score in the Open League were Jordan Smith and kelvin Selby of Royal Oak Country Boys with 75 at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis. The Country Boys hit both the highest team score of the season and the highest hand of the season so far, the team score was 506, while on the third hand they hit 89. The highest stick up of the week was 18 hit by two players in the same match at the New Inn, West Knighton, Joe McHale of Vic Reeves and Nick Wrixon of Tom Browns Bullocks.
Please would all Section B teams note that Vic Reeves will now be playing their home matches on a Thursday at the Victoria Hotel.
The League Secretary Brian Newton will be out of the country for four weeks from Monday, for any skittles inquires please contact either the League Chairman Martin Osborne – martin firstname.lastname@example.org or the Fixture Sectary Terry Gosney – email@example.com
Top score in the Ladies League was Kelly Mitchell of Oakettes with 70 at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis. The highest team score was 407 by Oakettes. The highest hand was 72 by Crackerjacs at the Spitfire Club, Crossways, while Jacs player Lauren Barnes hit the highest stick up of the week with 18.
Top scores in the Open Knockout Cup 1st round were Rodney Smith of Royal Oak Country Boys at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis, Matt Downton of Wareham Legionaires at the Swan Inn, Abbotsbury and Jason Hallett of Colliton Wide Boys on alley two at the Colliton Club all with 73. The highest team score was 466 by Royal Oak Country Boys as the Section B team beat Hammers of Section A by 41-pins at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis. Country Boys also notched the highest hand of the week finishing the game with 76. Other notable wins came from Plodders of Section D who beat Brewers Bees of Section B by 7-pins, while in the all ladies clash at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis the visitors Crackerjacs hit an impressive 445 to beat Oakettes by 29-pins. The highest stick up was 18 by Mike Azzaro of Essentials at the Spitfire Club.