Top quartet lead Marko to victory

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Market Overton Bowls Club

MARKET Overton Bowls Club beat Belvoir Vale Bowls Club by 15 shots on Saturday.

The match was played over four rinks in fine weather and Jean Duquemin, Gerry Barker, Jeannie Hutton and Betty Bell claimed the President’s stickers for the highest winning margin, 10 shots up.

Results: Jacqie Cranwell-Ward, Anne Cusdin, Clarry Bell and Peter Cusdin won 24-16; Molly Taylor, David Duquemin, Jonny Abbott and Frank Haynes lost 13-19; Les Cusdin, Mick Boddington, Frank Thibault and Tom Todkill won 17-14.

Oakham Ladies 52 Syston Ladies 49

OAKHAM Ladies won a tight match against Syston in their last home fixture of the season, winning by three shots.

There were two winning skips, Anne Preston-Bambridge who played triples and Beryl Birch on a normal four player rink.

Results: Margaret Jeffries, Maureen Walters, Anne Preston-Bambridge won 19-14; Hazel Jeffery, Juliet Healey, Di Culshaw, and Beryl Birch won 18-17; Rosemary Gregory, Pam Houlden, Brenda Lang and Val Crowder lost 15-18.

Oakham 91 St Margarets Co-op 91

OAKHAM’s gents faced St Margarets in their final home match of the season, playing out a high-scoring tie on Thursday.

All five rinks were closely contested.

Results: Gwyn Davies, Ray Stace, Derek Bury and Rick Tarleton won 21-17; Dave Thorne, Dave Morgan, Norman Coville and Bob Swarbrick won 15-14; Lin Walters, Bill Stewart, Rod Stanley and Ivan Lang won 19-17; Roger Lancaster, Mike Hardy, Terry Thurman and Alan Jones lost 18-21; Tony Flower, Robin Sims, Gail Robertson and Chris Wallis lost 18-22.

Oakham 71 Syston 65

THE penultimate Saturday match of the season saw Oakham travel to Syston and gain a comfortable six shot win, thanks mainly to Chris Wallis and his team, who scored a 23 shot victory.

The other winning skip was Bob Swarbrick.

Results: Peter Gleeson, Terry Thurman, Gail Robertson and Chris Wallis won 30-7; Lin Walters, Ray Stace, Peter Ferry and Bob Swarbrick won 17-14; Ken Jennings, Brenda Lang, Barrie Payne and Ivan Lang lost 14-21; Richard Ward, Bill Stewart, Derek Bury and Eddie Owen lost 10-23.