Groundhog Day in Mixed Top Club – 13 July

Singles victories for Caroline Goodeve, 21-5 and Adam White 21-7 gave Alton Social a good start against opponents Kingsclere.

Unfortunately the pairs and triples were lost so it was down to the rink of Lesley Johnson, Alice Atwell, Gordon Summerhill and John Kellow to decide the match.

After 16 ends Kingsclere led the rink, 16 – 11. Social succeeded in winning the next 4 ends to lead 18 -16 going into the last end. We held a 1 shot advantage with just the last wood to be bowled by Kingsclere who managed to push out our shot  to force an extra end.

Both sides held sway at different points in the extra end. With the skips still to bowl Kingsclere held 2 shots. John managed to hit  the jack back to hold one and added a second with his other wood, which the opposition were unable to beat. (20 -18).

Result win 3 -2.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *