Two victories for Daventry bowlers

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IN the last full week of club matches this winter season, the visitors to Daventry Indoor Bowling Club R were Northampton and District for a five rink triples game.

Northampton took the victory 84-66, winning three rinks to Daventrys two.

Individual rink scores were Margaret Faulkner Barbara Hutt and Pat Symonds 14 Anita Petrucci 10.

Highest winning rink Annie Scrimshaw, Mary Gillard and Brenda Bishop 16, Gloria White 8. Mary Linton, Kay Magrath and Jean Nixon 15, Irene Cross 28. Liz Hayward, Sylvia Brewer and Hazel Wallage 11, Heather Newton 22. Carol Kershaw, Julie Spreadbury and Jacqui Lancaster 10, Shirley Digby 16.

Daventry also hosted Kingsthorpe men for a six rink game. With a little help from the ladies they pulled off a fine 113-95, victory, winning five of the six rinks. Captain for the day George Clifton presented the highest winning rink prize to John O’Connor, Phil Goodwin, Margaret Stevens and Norman Langdon for their 22-8 win over John Harrison rink.

The other scores were Ray Dawson, Mike Robins, Barbara Langdon and Peter Mercer 24, B Bandey 19. Alf Macari, Jennie Mercer, Ian Watts and George Clifton 20, Brian Kaye 15. Norman Scrimshaw, Eric Wareing, Brian Robbins and Colin Dovey 17, A Slinn 15. Peter Ashbrook, Margaret Carty, Rick Hayes and Alan Davies 11, K Tindall 20. Ken Garlick, Ken Faulkner, Alan Saunders and Adge Smith 19, John Baggatt 18.

Next up were the Avon Valley club from Warwickshire and it was another fine win for Daventry 138-101.

The big win on the highest winning rink score of 40-7 by Max Harper, Barbara Hutt, Pat Symonds and Adge Smith secured the win.

The other scores were Stephen Price, Jennie Mercer, Gill Wykes and Norman Langdon 23, R Walton 19. Mary Gillard, Heather Price, Aubrey Wykes and Dave Symonds 22, M Tatlow 22. Alf Macari, Hazel Wallage, John Sach and Peter Mercer 12, J Brain 20. Barbara Langdon, Mrgaret Carty, Alan Saunders and Alan Davies 18, B Griffin 18. June Gelder, Anne Smith, Ray Dawson and Brian Gelder 23, Geoff Moran 15.

The club’s presentation dinner is on Saturday, April 21 at 7pm. Tickets from any director or from the bar.