No Hopers back in the race

skittlesLAST season’s  champions, No Hopers, put themselves back in contention to retain the Lyme Regis Skittles League Men’s Division One title with a high scoring victory over third place Marksmen.

There was only three pins in it in the end with four skittles hitting over 70.

Flyers keep their top spot on beer leg advantage but the No Hopers are now equal on points.

The President’s Men, with five wins from their six games, are making the pace in Men’s Division Two, whilst Hot Gossips, Skittso’s and Wootton Wobblers fight it out at the top in the Ladies’ Division.

Results (week-ending December 7th)

Men’s

President’s Men 381 (+BL) v Trappers 342

British Legion 343 v Rousdon Rebels 375 (+BL)

Wreckers 316 (+BL) v Anthill Mob 311

Alleytwits 362 (+BL) v Miscellaneous 358

Flyers 347 v Roadrunners 315 (+BL)

Marksmen 390 (+BL) v No Hopers 393

Clueless v Skittle Me Timbers TBC

Young v Shakers TBC

High Scores: Clinton Flux 77; Peter Fortnam 77; Kierran Bearpark 73; Jerry Sims 73

Forthcoming Cup Fixtures

Men’s Palmer Cup Quarter-Final

Wednesday, December 18th

Anthill Mob v Flyers (at Wootton Club) – rearranged from September 13th.

Marksmen v Skittle-Me-Timbers (at The George)

Friday, December 20

Alleytwits v Clueless (at Rousdon Club)

Roadrunners v Trappers (at The George)

Rescheduled to be played in the New Year, date TBC:

No Hopers v Anthill Mob or Flyers

Clueless v Skittle Me Timbers TBC

Young v Shakers TBC

 High Scores: Clinton Flux 77; Peter Fortnam 77; Kierran Bearpark 73; Jerry Sims 73

 

LADIES DIVISION

P Won Draw Lost Points   Beer Leg
Hot Gossips 4 3 0 1 6   8
Skittso’s 4 3 0 1 6   4
Wootton Wobblers 4 3 0 1 6   4
Pin Pals 4 2 0 2 4   3
La Crème 4 1 0 3 2   2
Generations 4 0 0 4 0   3

MEN’S DIVISION ONE

P Won Draw Lost Points   Beer Leg
Flyers 6 5 0 1 10   8
No Hopers 6 5 0 1 10   0
Marksmen 6 4 0 2 8   6
Rousdon Rebels 6 3 0 3 6   10
Roadrunners 6 3 0 3 6   8
Wreckers 6 1 0 5 2   9
British Legion 5 1 0 4 2   3
Anthill Mob 5 1 0 4 2   2

MEN’S DIVISION TWO

P Won Draw Lost Points   Beer Leg
President’s Men 6 5 0 1 10   6
Alleytwits 5 3 0 2 6   9
Clueless 3 3 0 0 6   6
Trappers 4 2 0 2 4   0
Shakers 4 1 0 3 2   4
Young Guns 3 1 0 2 2   3
Miscellaneous 3 1 0 2 2   0
Skittle Me Timbers 4 0 0 4 0   4

 

 

Woodmead Halls
About Philip Evans 779 Articles
Veteran journalist and newspaper manager Philip Evans has worked in the publishing industry for more than half a century. He started out as a reporter for Pulman’s Weekly News as a young man and went on to work for an international publishing company in the UK, South Africa and Australia before returning to Lyme Regis where he is still reporting on local events as he has done for more than 53 years.

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