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Maidenhead Town BC the best of trio in triangular tournament

Sunday saw the club’s Triangular Tournament take place against Desborough and Maidenhead Thicket.

Twenty-four players – 12 men and 12 women – from each club took part in a thrilling competition which was won by the hosts, Maidenhead Town, after a magnificent score of 171 after 36 games.

In second place was Desborough (120) with Thicket coming third (104). Town had two teams who won all four of their games, Mary Mackay, Jacqui Welch, Jeff Beale and skip Steve Wheeler, and Kathy Wells, Sue Page, Robert Knight and skip Tony Stuart. 

Maidenhead Town’s Kennet A side won both of their league matches last week, beating Bracknell by 10 shots (81-71) in the first of them on Tuesday last week. It was a good win for Town against the side that has led the division for much of the season.

Top rink for Town was that of Tim Eales, together with Jeff Beal, Cliff Jenkins and Clive Knowles (26-11). Other wins came from Elliot Winskill, Tony Stuart, Eksten Traut and John Mitchell, 23-20 in a tight game.

Stewart Wright also skipped Roy West, Paul Hutchinson and Mick Oliver to an 18-15 success. In the second of their clashes, a rearranged game against Windsor & Eton, Town came out on top by 81-63. Top scoring rink for them was that of Clive Knowles, Cliff Jenkins, Clive Behmber and Tom Eales (skip) (25-12).

Town B came away from their trip to Three Mile Cross with an 86-62 defeat. The visitors managed just one winning rink, skipped by Peter Stopp, with Richard Smith, Peter Herke and Derek Jackson (20-19).

In the KLV league all three of Town’s teams played at home with the A team defeating Desborough 62-59, and the B team bettering the C team 71-38. Top rink for the B team was John Butchart, Eddie Cutche and skip Steve Wheeler (28-9).

In the Royal Shield Town entertained Windsor & Eton and won 64-43.

Town had two winning triples, played by Helen Cutche, Julie Beal and skip Carol van Noorden (25-7), and Mary Mackay, with Phil Markwell and Kathy Leonard (27-12).

In the TVL Town managed one winning rink but went down by four shots away at Great Hollands (47-43).

Town’s winning rink was skipped by Kim Eales with Jan Mayne and Kathy Wells (18-17).

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