Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association News Release - 8 October 2017
Inter County Championship On Sunday Cornwall faced Devon ESMBA Inter County Championship at Isca IBC in Exeter.
In the Premier Team match it was Devon, who had only recorded just 29 points in their opening two fixtures, who started positively winning three of the four games in the first session. Cornwall's only points coming from Peter Hore's 14-13 win in the Singles. The points were shared in the second session with Bob Banks, Mike Dyer & Kevin Williams grabbing a last gasp 13-12 win in the Triples and Graham Reeves, Richard Kerr, Nicholas Truscott & Luke Jolly winning 11-7 in the Fours. At the lunch break Cornwall trailed 6 points to 10 and 78 shots to 95.
The third session realised two wins for Cornwall. Peter Hore again winning in the Singles 8-19 and David Balow & David Studden winning 12-8 in the Pairs. The bonus points went Cornwall's way in the Singles and to Devon in the Pairs to move the match score on to Devon 16 points Cornwall 12. The final session saw Cornwall take a points advantage to level the final match score. Williams' Triple and Jolly's Four completing unbeaten days winning 14-10 and 22-12 respectively. The Four of Ray Jeffery, Elise Daniell, Percy Tripp & Callum Beale won 11-9 to see Cornwall take the Fours bonus points. The final score Devon 20 points 182 shots Cornwall 20 points 192 shots. The days other match in the group saw Dorset win 21-19 away to Somerset.
Individual Scores (Cornwall First) Singles:- Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) 10-12 & 13-14 and Peter Hore (Holmans) 14-13 & 19-8. Pairs:- David Balow (Marazion) & David Studden (Holmans) 9-13 & 12-8 and Martin Boraston (East Taphouse) & Gill Cawrse (Lostwithiel) 9-13 & 13-14. Triples:- Keith Williams (Penlee), John Worton (St Newlyn East) & Chris Roberts (Ladock) 8-15 & 10-12 and Bob Banks (Boscastle), Mike Dyer (Newlyn Trinity) & Kevin Williams (Porthleven) 13-12 & 14-10. Fours:- Graham Reeves (Saltash), Richard Kerr (Landrake), Nicholas Truscott (Holmans) & Luke Jolly (Withiel) 11-7 & 22-12 and Ray Jeffery (Newlyn Trinity), Elise Daniell (Holmans), Percy Tripp (Newlyn Trinity) & Callum Beale (Blisland) 4-10 & 11-9
Cornwall's A Team again suffered defeat losing 26 points to 14 and 230 shots to 156. In the first session Cornwall scored points in the Pairs with Glynn Roy & Alan Holden winning 15-5 and Des Pengelly & Sandra Worton drawing 11-11 in the first session. The second session saw Heidi Kerr, Graham Ford & Keith Matthews win 16-11 in the Triples leaving Cornwall trailing 5 points to 11 at the the lunch break.
Des Pengelly & Sandra Worton won in the afternoon Pairs 11-9 which also helped secure the bonus points by 1 shot. The final session saw Cornwall pick up 5 points. In the Triples Carol Dodd, John Dodd & Brian Wakeley drew 12-12. In the Fours Meg Horrell, Nathan Waters, Brenda Sleep & Ken Horrell won 15-11 and Dianne Shorthouse, Rose Dyer, Lynne Davey & Gary Davey took an 11-5 win. The final match score Devon 26 points 230 points Cornwall 14 points 156 shots. The other game in the group saw Somerset win 23 points to 17 at home to Dorset.
Individual Scores (Cornwall First) Singles:- Mike Webster (Blisland) 7-14 & 8-22 and Ronnie Thomas (Newlyn Trinity) 9-21 & 9-18. Pairs:- Glynn Roy (Blisland) & Alan Holden (Landrake) 15-5 & 7-18 and Des Pengelly (Landrake) & Sandra Worton (St Newlyn East) 11-11 & 11-9. Triples:- Carol Dodd (St Newlyn East), John Dodd (St Newlyn East) & Brian Wakeley (Ladock) 7-25 & 12-12 and Heidi Kerr (Landrake), Graham Ford (Ladock) & Keith Matthews (Blisland) 16-11 & 5-23 Fours:- Meg Horrell (Withiel), Nathan Waters (Withiel), Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls) & Ken Horrell (Withiel) 6-11 & 15-11 and Dianne Shorthouse (Landrake), Rose Dyer (Newlyn Trinity), Lynne Davey (Landrake) & Gary Davey (Landrake) 7-14 & 11-5.
Cornwall are next in action on Sunday 22nd October they host Somerset at Carnmoggas.
County Mixed Fours On Saturday 12 teams contested the County Mixed Fours title at Carnmoggas. Split into four group of three the group winners went through to a knockout competition.
Group One winners were Kath Goodman (Ladock), Nathan Waters (Withiel), Karen Watson (Saltash) & Luke Jolly (Withiel) who went through with 4 points +10 shots. Beryl Langsworthy (Penlee), Rose Dyer (Newlyn Trinity), Mike Dyer (Newlyn Trinity) & Kevin Williams (Porthleven) came through Group Two with 4 +18.
Robert Rawlings, Eileen Taylor, Bill Sharp & Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls) topped Group Three with 4 +13. Top points scorers from the Group stages were Elise Daniell (Holmans), Caroline Moore (Luxulyan), Nicholas Truscott & Peter Hore (Holmans) with 4 +20 in Group Four.
In the Semi Finals Hore defeated Williams 14-2 and Jolly won 10-3 against Sleep. The final saw Jolly open up a 9 shot lead against Hore in the first three ends going on to win 15-5.
This weekend the County Two Wood Pairs will be contested down to the last 8 over the two days at Carnmoggas.
ENDS Nicholas Truscott Press and Promotions Officer CCSMBA
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