A Step Closer
Herne Bay have moved a step closer to winning the East Kent Mixed Triples League. They shared rink honours 3 a piece at Birchington but lost overall by 8 shots. All 8 points were then picked up in the home game with Ashford Town with Bay winning all 6 triples. They now only need 2 points to secure the title.
Bay finished their debut season in the Thanet league with a defeat at Dane Park losing all 4 triples.
The game with Chislet was stopped after 12 ends due to heavy rain. Bay were leading by 1 shot at the time. Bay won all 4 triples played against Oyster indoor juniors.
Birchington 109 Herne Bay 101 (East Kent Mixed Triples League) Colin Hadlow, Diane Wiltshire, Jim Watson 10 - 18 Tony Knibbs, Lyn Phillips, Bill Robb 20 - 15 Eunice Holder, Paul Evans, Tony Bishop 20 - 15 Mary Watson, John Phillips, Ray Chipperfield 22 - 19 Joyce Whitlock, John Offer, Steve Brown 16 - 21 Dave Knight, Marianne Offer, Peter Gibson 13 - 21
Herne Bay 112 Ashford Town 36 (East Kent Mixed Triples League) Lyn Phillips, Steve Brown, Bill Robb 34 - 3 Mike Trotter, Diane Wiltshire, Brian Gisby 29 - 14 Edie Nicholls, Paul Evans, Tony Bishop 22 - 10 Mary Watson, Colin Hadlow, Jim Watson 27 - 9
Dane Park 102 Herne Bay 52 (Thanet League) Martin Maguire, Steve Caruth, Alan Day 8 - 28 Dave Stuart, Rod Stevens, Alan Kent 11 - 12 Russell Cooper, John Phillips, Roy Chillingworth 15 - 31 John Holland, Dave Brice, John Offer 18 - 31
Herne Bay 63 Chislet 62 (Mixed match)
Martin Maguire, Pam Head, Gill Baker 9 - 13 Lyn Riches George Johnson Bill Robb 19 - 8 Val Kelaher, Pauline Hougham, Mike Trotter 8 - 17 Ted Milton, Stan Miller, Marianne Offer 6 - 11 Maureen Tobutt, Lorna Garnham, Jim Covill 12 - 8 Val Miller, Danny Keleghar, Colin Holder 9 - 5
Herne Bay 91 Oyster IBC Juniors 41 (Mixed match) Jean White, Mike Head, Gill Baker 22 - 14 Wendy Green, Rod Stevens, Vicky Lewis 18 - 13 Jane Chubb, Richie Callanan, Chris Adams 25 - 7 Lorna Garnham, Sheila McDowell, Alan Day 26 - 7