Budleigh take a Foxlands pasting

PUBLISHED: 10:31 29 February 2008 | UPDATED: 08:52 10 June 2010

BUDLEIGH LADIES BC: In the Foxlands League, Budleigh played Exonia and, unfortunately, lost all 10 points.

BUDLEIGH LADIES BC: In the Foxlands League, Budleigh played Exonia and, unfortunately, lost all 10 points.

Two teams were very close with Jean Coates and her rink of Lilian Grainger, Joan Evans and Avis Bartlett finishing only one shot down at 20-21.

At Exonia, Dianzee Lowe's team finished 16-20 adrift. With Lowe were Lorna Autton, Bunty Hudson and Dawn Graham.

At home, Janet Mitchell, Dorothy MacConville, Brenda Dixon and Joan Shaw were 12-27. Finally, Marilyn Jackson, Pat Harvey, Diane Dixon and Ann Cottle 11-33.

The ladies' knockout pairs has reached the semi-final stage. The matches are Jennifer Mahon and Brenda Dixon against Bunty Hudson and Joan Shaw, and Pat Hawkins and Dianzee Lowe against Margaret Avery and Avis Bartlett.

On Sunday afternoon the annual battle between the lady captain's team and the men's took place.

In the first session, Jennifer Mahon, Diana Stone, Dawn Graham and Lowe just beat the men by two shots (12-10).

The other rink, skipped by Joan Shaw with Janet Mitchell, Audrey Taylor, and Dorothy MacConville on board, managed a 15-all draw.

In the second session both rinks lost. Scores were Marilyn Jackson, Lilian Grainger, Diane Dixon and Brenda Dixon (9-15); Lorna Autton, Bunty Hudson, Avis Bartlett and Jean Coates (12-17). Overall, the men won.

Between the sessions a cream tea was enjoyed and thanks given to the captains for their hard work during the season.

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