Ladies’ League Friday 13 May
Top scorers of the night in the C Tarleton Hodgson sponsored ladies’ league on Friday 13 May were Purt le Moirrey, winning 6-3 on games against Onchan who were unfortunately a player short. There were some close games with Dee Lewis reaching 19 against Roma Ware while, for the home side, Debra Cooper reached the same score against Maureen Payne and Sandi Lowe went one better against Wendy McDowell. Another high scorer was Ballaugh, who also won 6 games, three of those wins being to single figures.The closest game of the match saw Brenda Bowyer just lose out 18-21 to Maureen Wright. Four of Port Erin’s players won to single figures in their 6-3 defeat of Marown, while Leah Vickers fought well to reach 18 against Shirley Whelan. Castletown won 5-4 on games against Port St Mary, but wins to single figures by Wendy Kennaugh and Jayne Kneen gave the visitors victory by the narrow margin of 6 points. Despite being gifted a game by Nobles’ Peel Sunset could only win a further three games. With three wins to single figures Nobles’ ended with an advantage of 9 points, although there were some close games along the way, Joyce Ogden reaching 19 against Shirley Corrin, while Kim Hargraves came through against Jean Quine by the same score. South Ramsey’s 4-5 deficit on games became a victory on points with Gill Dixon and Lyn Bolton winning to single figures, as did Brenda Williams for the opposition, and three of their players reaching 18 points.