Skittlers of the week – w/c 29 Jan

Top score in Section A was Wayne Goff of Patriots at Goldies with 66.

Top score in Section B was George Clarke of Vic Reeves at the Victoria Hotel with 66.

Top scores in Section C were Greg Lexster of Swan Abbots at the Victoria Hotel and Mike House of Alcotops on alley one at the Colliton Club, both with 63.

Top score in Section D was Dan Cutler of New Inn Chuckers at the New Inn, West Knighton with 65.

Top scores in the Ladies Section were J Fairless of Trinity Mix Ups, K Curtis of Woodpeckers, L Diment of Wonder Women, V Cooper of Vixens all with 52.

Vixens Ladies Champions

Vixens have won the Ladies League for the first time. The ladies from the Trinity Club have been at the top from the start of the season and clinched the title with four games still to play. The Vixens had to come from 7-pins down after two hands in their away match to Wonder Women on alley one at the Trinity Club. The highlight of the match came on the fourth hand when the Vixens hit 67, which is the highest in the Ladies League this season, with Hayley Guille chipping in with a 13 stick up. The match was a close affair with Vixens clinching the 2pts with a 3-pins victory hitting 360, Vicki Cooper was top score for the Vixens with 52.

Vixens joined the league in 2013 as Top Kats and played on alley two at the Trinity Club on a Monday. The 13-14 season saw just one ladies league as Ladies Section B was dissolved, and the Kats finished 11th out of 16, and their debut season finished with a Plate Final in which they finished as runners-up. Top Kats moved to Tom Browns the following season and stayed there for three seasons, changing names from Kats to Cats and then to Vixens. For the 17-18 season the side returned to play at the Trinity Club, firstly on alley three before switching to their current alley, two. Vixens have twice finished runners up, in season 18/19 and last season when they finished just 3 points behind Crackerjacs. In 2018 Vixens won the Plate Final, while last season they won the Knockout Cup.   

Skittlers of the week – w/c 22 Jan

Top score in Section A was Steve Scudamore of Wareham Legionaires at the Wareham legion Legion with 72.

Top score in Section B was Telfer Jarman of Half Pints on alley one at the Colliton Club with 63.

Top score in Section C was Luke Notley of Brewers Bees at the Swan Inn, Abbotsbury with 71.

Top score in Section D was Dave Gale of Untouchables at the Goldies with 67.

Top score in the Ladies League was Angie Courtney of Crackerjacs on alley two at the Trinity Club with 58.

Vixens close in on first title

Vixens beat Woodpeckers this week by 41-pins to make it 14 wins from 15 league matches this season. With 5 games left to play Vixens will crowned champions on Monday if they beat Wonder Women away. It will be Vixens first Ladies League title after finishing runners up last season, and it will be the first time since 2000 that the winners will not be one of either Crackerjacs, Oakettes or Devils, with the latter two teams no longer in the league.

Skittlers of the week – w/c 15 Jan

Top score in Section A was Sam Green of Breakaways at the Wool Legion with 69.

Top score in Section B was James Ford of Dewlish Monsters at the Spitfire Club, Crossways with 68.

Top score in Section C was Greg Lexster of Swan Abbots on alley one at the Colliton Club with 70.

Top score in Section D was M Hulstone of New Inn Chuckers at the New Inn, West Knighton with 66.

Top scores in the Ladies League were Lisa Keegan of Trinity Mix Ups at the Three Compasses, Charminster and , M Holland of Wonder Women On alley one at the Trinity Club, both with 51.

Skittlers of the week – w/c 8 Jan

Top score in Section A was Jake Cooke of Patriots on alley one at the Colliton Club with 69.

Top score in Section B was Matt Elford of Essentials at the Bladen Social Club, Briantspuddle with 65.

Top score in Section C was Ben Wrixon of Vic’s Brown Bullocks at the Victoria Hotel with 69.

Top scores in Section D were Steve Crewe of Misfits and Daniel Cutler of New Inn Chuckers both at the Wool Legion with 60.

Top scores in the Ladies League were L Bevis of Woodpeckers at Goldies and Jane Fairless of Trinity Mix Ups, Denise Jones of Wonder Women both on alley 2 at the Trinity Club with 53.

Skittlers of the week – w/c 11 Dec

Top score in Section A was Matthew Slade of Colliton Wide Boys with 69 on alley two at the Colliton Club.

Top score in Section B was Alan Knight of Colliton Magpie Imps with 72 on alley one at the Colliton Club.

Top score in Section C was Martin Coward of Jokers with 68 at the Victoria Hotel.

Top score in Section D was David Prior of Merrymen with 65 at the New Inn, West Knighton.

Ladies Pairs

The Ladies Pairs Competition was won by Clare Clark and Kelly Mitchell of Ladettes who beat Samantha Read and Frances Ricardo in the final at the Colliton Club.