Crake Valley V Southport 9th June 2018.
A very hot day, team members Terry, Chris, Peter and Julia all played very well. We came away with a good win Southport 10.5 Crake Valley 7.5. Looking forward to the next match Southport V Bury South away.
Our Weekend Handicap team went to Bury and gave net 36 bisques. They won 5-2.
They were 3-0 up after the morning session. Both Pauline Rooney and Anne Mitchell were successful along the Haslams in the doubles. In the afternoon honours were even with 2 wins for each side.
Southport team of Alan Pidcock, Terry Dunbar and Peter Williams made the trip over to Chester on 30th May and came away with a fantastic 11-7 win…..well done to all players
Terry, Chris,Mary and Maureen Jeffrey played against Bowdon on the 24th May and came away with a very acceptable win with the score Southport 10 – Bowdon 8
Southport Jubilee Handicap Tournament – renamed as the Carol Lewis Memorial Trophy – 19/20 May 2018
On a wonderful weekend in Southport, eight contenders (including three local players) battled it out in the former Southport Jubilee Handicap Tournament, now renamed as the Carol Lewis Memorial Trophy. With excellent weather and catering, after two days play, Brian Lewis of Southport scored a very popular victory beating Alan Clark from Watford by + 13 in an absorbing final.
Handicap reductions were earned by Jon Diamond (from 1 to 0.5) and Brian Lewis (from 7 to 6).
Players involved: Alan Clark (Watford); Jon Diamond (Tunbridge Wells); Barbara Haslam (Southport); Joe Lennon (Glasgow); Brian Lewis (Southport); Gail Moors (Southport); Nigel Roberts (Middlesbrough); Dennis Scarr (Middlesbrough).
Photo shows Brian Lewis with THE Carol Lewis Memorial Trophy
Our midweek handicap team played their first match of the season and beat Bury 7-0 at home.
In the morning matches Ian Goulden & John Haslam beat Barbara Young & Vi Richards +4
Anne Mitchell beat Margaret Davis + 5
Gail Moors beat Roger Schofield + 15
After lunch the Southport tactics were too strong for Bury and all 4 matches were won.
John Haslam beat Roger Schofield + 26
Ian Goulden beat Barbara Young +1
Anne Mitchell beat Vi Richards + 5
Gail Moors beat Margaret Davis + 13
Our B level advanced team played their first match of the season at Bowdon on Sunday and won 4 games to 1.
Brian Lewis & John Haslam beat Barry Keen & David Holland +13
Barbara Haslam lost to Francois Garcia -13
John Haslam beat Francois Garcia +14
Barbara Haslam beat David Holland +5
Brian Lewis beat Barry Keen +17
James Hawkins beat Dave Gunn in the final of the Southport Advanced Tournament on 21/22 April to retain the Jubilee Tankard. Both players had finished second in their blocks before beating favourites Paul Rigge and Lee Hartley in the playoffs.
Llanfairfechan made the long journey to Southport to play the first match of the season.
luckily the day was dry and sunny.Playing for Southport were Terry, Bryan, Peter and Julia….
Southport won 12-6