FIRST MAXIMUM OF THE SEASON IN THE LADIES OPEN AGE
South Ramsey had the first maximum of the season when they played Ballaugh at home. South had five players winning to single figures with Fiona Kennish having the best score winning to three. Barbara Graham and Maria Horder (Ballaugh) battled well against Jill Quayle and Sue Collier but couldn’t quite get over the finishing line with both losing to 16. Marown B had a tough game at home against Port Erin with Debbie Leece (Marown) and Voirrey Curphey (Port Erin) winning their games to single figures. Home derby between Castletown B and A nearly resulted in a full house for the A team but preventing this was Barbara Young (B) who won to 19 against Ann Oates. Another close game was between Douglas and Mooragh Park. Douglas won by six points with Paula Garrett (Douglas) being the only player to win to single figures.
Results : Marown B 147 (4), Port Erin 157 (5); Castletown B 110 (1), Castletown A 187 (8); Port St Mary A 149 (6), Onchan 133 (3); Douglas 162 (5), Mooragh Park 156 (4); Peel Sunset 135 (3), Marown A 175 (6); South Ramsey 189 (9), Ballaugh 94 (0).
Over 60s league : its not very often there is a match where games and points are tied but last Thursday it happened again having already been done three weeks earlier when Marown played Port St Mary A. This time Port St Mary A played their B team with Wendy Kennaugh (A) and Edwina Reid (B) both winning to single figures. Closest game was between Chris Price (A) and Chris Holland with Holland winning to 18. Onchan A had a good home win against Castletown A with all games going into double figures. Maureen Payne (Onchan) just managed to beat Hilary Kermode to 20 with Sue Peach (Castletown) edging out Dee Lewis to 19. Ballaugh had the only maximum of the morning winning to 54 against Mooragh Park B.
Results : Ballaugh 126 (6), Mooragh Park B 54 (0); Onchan A 120 (4), Castletown A 108 (2); Castletown B 104 (4), Onchan B 89 (2); Port St Mary 97 (3), Port St Mary B 97 (3); Mooragh Park A 90 (1), Peel Sunset 115 (5); Finch Hill 104 (4), Port Erin A 108 (2); Marown 91 (3), South Ramsey 95 (3)
On Tuesday morning Castletown B travelled to Ramsey for their game against Mooragh Park B. Castletown B came away with a good 4-2 win, but may have made it 5-1 as Sheila Preston (Castletown) just lost out 20-21 to Anne Kean. Hilary Cooke and Pat Rigby (Castletown) were the only players to win to single figures. Peel Sunset also had a very good match at home to Marown A winning by only 3 points. Best score for Peel was Lynda Wilson winning to 13 with Philippa Taylor (Marown) winning to single figures.
Results : Onchan B 79 (2), Port St Mary A 114 (4); Port Erin 112 (4), Ballaugh 109 (2); Mooragh Park B 91 (2), Castletown B 120 (4); Port St Mary B 83 (3) Onchan A 109 (3); Castletown A 113 (5), Mooragh Park A 75 (1); South Ramsey 123 (5), Finch Hill 81 (1); Peel Sunset 106 (4), Marown 103 (2)
The last of the Jean Kelly competition quarter finals was played last Thursday between Marown B/Peel Sunset. Peel won 6-3 and by 23 points.