Otters see off Feniton

Action from the Ottery St Mary Bowls Club Triples Weekend

Action from the Ottery St Mary Bowls Club Triples Weekend - Credit: Archant

Ottery men gained revenge for an early season drubbing when they overcame Feniton 43-17 in the Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

Ottery men gained revenge for an early season drubbing when they overcame Feniton 43-17 in the Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

The Otters managed to bank maximum points from the fixture with Richard Bland, Peter Jones and skip John Pethick having the best rink, 24-10.

The B team weren’t to be outdone, for they also claimed a maximum points win, thanks to a 43-32 success at Uffculme B where the best Ottery rink was the one of Tony Bushell, George Kille and skip Ray Luscombe, 21-14.

They then followed this up with another maximum eight point win, this time in a rearranged fixture away to Okehampton C where Tony Bushell, Norman Lawrence and skip Ray Luscombe were the star rink with a 22-13 score.


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The C team couldn’t quite continue the trend, though they did win on one rink thanks to a 22-14 success for Keith Thorley, Bryan Salter and skip Fred Dart, in what was an overall defeat of 41-29 away at table-topping Wellington B.

In a friendly fixture away to Chard, Ottery lost 63-71 and by three rinks to one, the only winning Ottery rink was that of Eric Richardson, Carol Keating and skip Brian Baker, 24-10. Ottery’s recent good run in the EEML came to an end with a three rinks to one defeat away to Cullompton who also won the match 77-61.

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Ottery’s winning rink was Eric Richardson, Chris Hawke, John Pethick and skip Gail Hawke, 20-13.

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