Bowls: superb win for B team

BRIDPORT Ladies A teams title deciding match against the Dolphin A in the County League was postponed due to the snow but the B team journeyed to Dorchester and returned with a superb 63-32 win over their C team.

Sharon Heath, Erica Sarson, Jill Harding and Liz Walker opened up with a 9-0 lead and

late 4,6,4 counts gave them a 34-16 win. Tracy Marley, Anne Parkins, Barbara Jenkins and Sheila Nicoll were 8-5 up after seven ends and late 5,5 counts earned them a 29-16 win.

Margaret Clapp and Pamela Daters are through to the area final of the Ladies National Over 60s competition where they will play a duo from Taunton Deane at Yeovil on the March 16th.

They booked their spot with a fine win at Moonfleet against Ann Chislett and Cathy Desmond, their opponents throwing in the towel with three ends remaining.

Clapp has a fantastic record at National level indoor and outdoor, particularly with the late Sue Hosking and the duo were widely regarded as one of Dorset’s finest ever pairs.

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