Bridport Ladies (B) team continued their great start to the season in the County League, picking up maximum points at home against East Dorset (B), winning 48.25 overall. Captain Barbara Jenkins led the way with Sylvia Fletcher, Joan Higman and Anne Parkins 29.11 up, backed up by Lyn Sandall, Rosie Wilton, Joan Griffiths and Jenny Harding who won 19.14. Frances Hewett, Laura Taylor, Gill Hunt and Pat Cornick picked up two points for the (A) team with a 21.18 win at Wellworthy, Wellworthy picking up the extra four points for overall win as Pamela Daters, Lyn Craddock, Margaret Pestelle and Sue Walsh lost 14.24.
Martin Wilton, Keith Brooks and Brian Rumble had a fine 25.10 win for two points in the Purbeck Trophy League against Bournemouth, Bridport again missing out on the extra points for overall win as Dave Roberts, Bob Taylor and Ivor Parker were surprisingly beaten 10.27.
Bridport’s (A) and (B) sides both made winning starts in the Dorset over 60’s league, picking up maximum points against the Dorset Bowls Resort. For the (A) team Brian Legg, Peter Sandall and Mike Craddock destroyed their opponents 30.12, Tony Bartlett, Mel Hargett and Keith Jenkins scored a late six count to win 21.19.
Brian Baker,Bob Hill and Mike Fletcher won 19.8 for the (B) team, Barry Mapson, Mel Griffiths and Phil Hedges 16.14 winners.