Otter begin Exeter Evening League campaign with victory

Action from the Bowls 4 Fun event held art Ottery St Mary

Action from the Bowls 4 Fun event held art Ottery St Mary - Credit: Archant

In their first match in the Exeter Evening Men’s League, Ottery were at home to Cullompton, writes Michael Smith.

It proved to be a close contest throughout, but it was Ottery who emerged victors by two rinks to one with one rink drawn and an overall score of 65-63.

The best Ottery rink was that of Dot Luff, Chris Hawke, John Pethick and skip Mike Smith, 22-9.

Ottery continued their winning streak with a victory at home to Honiton 111-82, and by four rinks to two, the best winning rink was Charlie Griffin, John Mabbott and skip George Kille, 26-8.

Ottery’s early season winning run finally came to an end with the visit of the first touring side of the season,.

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Westlecot narrowly won the match by a margin f just three shots at 141-138.

Of some consolation to the home side was a 5-2 rink success with the best of the winning rinks being the one of Jan Richardson, Carol Bennett, Derek Hunt and skip Brian Baker, 28-10.

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