WOKINGHAM lost 71-69 at Maidenhead Town A in Kennet League Division One.

Wokingham's top rink was Bob Thompson (skip), Paul Dollery, Colin Livingstone and Len Cooke, winning by three shots.

Wokingham skips first: Alan Symondson 14-13 S.Wright; John Scowen 18-23 R.West; Bob Thompson 22-19 T.Eales; Malcolm Giles 15-16 E.Sharp.

Wokingham B won on all four rinks in a 101-73 home victory over Three Mile Cross A in Division Two.

Top rink was Paul Aylott (skip), Pat Cleary, Bob Boswell and Barry Pither, winning by 13 shots.

Bob Hales-Owen 29-23 G.Brown; Paul Aylott 27-14 B.Leach; Colin Cleverly 18-15 B.Dew; Stuart Slocombe 27-21 J.Wallace.

Wokingham C were beaten 105-57 by Reading B in Division Three.

Keith Roberts 19-29 R.Pointer; Paul Graham 12-26 J.Allen; Robin Harding 19-14 L.Robinson; John Balkwell 7-36 R.Wilson.

In the Kennet LV League, Wokingham A defeated Woodley A 63-37, winning on all rinks.

The top triple was Bob Hales-Owen (skip), Len Cooke and Martin Brailey, winning by 16 shots.

Bob Hales-Owen 24-8 S.Gentle; Paul Aylott 20-13 C.Freeman; Colin Cleverly 19-16 J.Watkins.

Wokingham B lost 54-50 at Palmer Park in Division Two.

Jim Rudd 13-15 B.Holland; Ted Melber 16-25 R.Nice; Gerry Deeves 21-14 A.Todd.

Wokingham C edged out Trentham 56-55 in Division Two.

John Buttigieg 20-19 K.Maplesden; Eric Nathan 22-19 J.Bampton; Paul Graham 14-17 M.Vickers.

Wokingham D won 53-43 against Great Hollands D.

David Fielding 19-13 N.Bullock; Alan Taylor 13-18 B.Heffill; Terry Cornell 21-12 D.Harnden.

In Thames Valley Ladies League, Wokingham Acorns lost 53-50 to Great Hollands Linnets in Division One, despite the successful triple of Shirley Dutton (skip), Pat Boswell and Teresa O’Connor, winning by seven shots.

Shirley Dutton 21-14 R.Littleford; Sandra Thompson 11-16 S.Lee; Anne Parker 18-23 J.Sanders.

Wokingham Oakapples lost 43-38 at University of Reading in Division Three. Wokingham had one winning triple of Jennie MacGregor (skip), Dora James and Margaret Argent, winning by eight shots.

Jenni MacGregor 18-10 S.Cooke; Averill Aylott 9-14 H.Findall; Barbara Woolley 11-19 L.Hand 19.

In friendly matches, Wokingham Ladies beat Three Mile Cross 57-37, winning on all three rinks. Top triple was Pat Boswell (skip), Jenni MacGregor and Jill Haynes, winning by 11 shots.

Pat Boswell 24-13 J.Usher; Averill Aylott 15-11 S.Taylor; Vi Hales-Owen 18-13 C.Morrison 13.

In a mixed friendly match at home to Hurst, Wokingham won 76-66 with a top triple of Bob Hales-Owen (skip), Keith Hutchings and Teresa O’Connor, winning by 21 shots.

Vi Hales-Owen 14-31 E.Bowes; Martin O’Connor 17-13 D.Ashley; Bob Hales-Owen 28-7 L.Bowes; John Buttigieg 17-15 D.Grey.


SUNNINGDALE Bowling Club lost 83-70 at home to Maidenhead Thicket in the Kennet League and 10-4 on points.

Sunningdale’s highest-scoring rink was Steve Hawthorne, Dale Spencer, Bob Montgomery and Dennis Bailey (skip).

In the LV Division, Sunningdale A secured promotion to Division One with a 48-41 home win over Maidenhead Town C for a 9-1 victory on points.

Sunningdale B lost 74-46 at Wraysbury for an 8-2 points defeat.

Winning rink for Sunningdale was Steve Hawthorne, Alan Isted and Don Allston (skip).

Sunningdale Ladies beat Suttons 40-43 in a friendly.

The rinks of Kathryn Mathias, Gill Dickson and Pam Kiddell (skip) won their match, as did Jill Calaghan, Janet Spencer and Pat Isted (skip).

In the Thames Valley League, Sunningdale hosted Three Mile Cross who forfeited six points as they could only raise two rinks, with Sunningdale winning 6-4 n points.

Sunningdale’s Ladies Triples Team of Pam Kiddell, Kathy Edwards and Marjorie Walklett (skip) were beaten by Didcot by two shots in the Berkshire County Finals at Reading.

Sunningdale Bowling Club won 80-78 against Horsell in a home midweek friendly with a top rink of John Boyer, Les Greenand Lynn Goringe (skip).

Great Hollands

GREAT Hollands Linnets beat Wokingham 53-50 in Thames Valley Ladies League for an 8-2 points win. Winning skips were Jo Sanders 23-18, Sheila Lee 16-11 and Rita Littleford 14-21.

The Wrens lost 51-40 against Burghfield, going down 8-2 on points. Sheila Ledbury, Mary Thomas and Rose Reason had the only winning triple by 13-10.

Sheila Stickland, Rita Heaton and Irene Bradley lost 17-12, while Carolyn Lofthouse, Margaret Worsfold and Angie Sherfield lost 24-15.

In the Kennett League, Great Hollands continued their winning streak with a 105-74 victory against Wargrave for a 10-4 points win.

In the KLV, the A team drew 55-55 with Maidenhead Town A for a 6-4 points win.

The KLV B team lost 56-41 against Desborough B and 9-1 on points. Fred Moody, Les Dykes and Don Foote drew 15-15, Mike Stickland, John Hills and Fred Payne lost 21-13 while Richard Clark, Lawrie Peckover and David Anderson lost 20-13.

The KLV C team thrashed Suttons C 71-32 for a 10-0 points win.

The KLV D team lost 53-43 against Wokingham D and 8-2 on points. Bill Heffill, Robert Dearman and Neil Lofthouse had the only winning rink, 18-13. Norman Bullock, George Auret and Stewart McMoneagle lost 19-13 while David Harnden, Vic Worsfold and Ray Penfold lost 21-12.