Central maintain winning sequence

Carole Galletly' helped Banbury Central maintain their good run
Carole Galletly' helped Banbury Central maintain their good run

Banbury Central continued their winning run in the West Oxon Ladies Bowls League, beating against Woodstock 73-31.

Top scorers for Central were Carole Galletly with Pam Shepherd, Bev McNeil and Melody Sykes 25-7.

Mo Cox with Annie Gilkes, Sue Waring and Myra Lewis won 20-11 while Caroline Campion with Helen Young, Ann Norton and Gill Hunt won 28-13.

Banbury Central progressed to the next round of the EWBA Top Club competition, winning 80-55 at Shiplake.

Pam Shepherd convincingly won her singles 22-6 while Mo Cox with Eloise Jones won the pairs 24-16.

Annie Gilkes with Sue Waring and Gill Hunt lost the triples 12-18 but Anne Norton with June Bone, Jane Williams and Melody Sykes won the fours 22-15.

Adderbury lost 122-67 against Witney Mills in Sunday’s club fixture.

John Radley with Paul Jelfs, Steve Goodenough and John Hermon won 15-14 but Cliff Hall with Hilda Zimmer, Roy Dickson and Chris Holmes lost 14-18.

Phil Gladden’s rink of Ray Smith, Gordon Sumner, Mick Jelfs went down 22-27 while Chris Skidmore with Tony Collett, Pete Goodson and Pete Griffin were beaten 12-25. Malcolm Wigram with Les Smith, Bill Dowling and Graham Tyrrell slipped to a 4-38 defeat.

Bloxham lost 78-62 at Hanborough.

Alan Miles with Ray Sopp, Annie Roy-Barker and Rob Kearvell won 21-10, while Brian Smith with Ros Sopp, Des Jones and John Stephens won 20-13.

Dave Morse with Hilary Thomas, Doug Woodward and Sue Miles lost 20-25 on the last end after leading for most of the game. But Ray Hopkins, Linda Morse, John Nolan and Bob Ottway won 17-14.

Banbury Chestnuts beat Stratford-upon-Avon 86-66.

Alan Wase with Brian Stonebridge and Richard Cox won 28-10 while Eric Hilton with Tony Heath and Dave Ward won 19-9.

Sandra Wase with Jo Gibson and Pat Noonan drew 15-15. But Brian Ray with John Herrington and Dawn Hewitt lost 13-14 while Martyn Cooper with Richard Morris and Pat Ray lost 11-18.

Banbury Central convincingly won their midweek ladies’ match against Kidlington 78-26.

Carole Galletly with Gill Hunt and Jane Williams top scored 23-5 while June Bone with Myra Lewis and Eloise Jones won 23-12 and Mo Cox with Bev McNeil and Jill Hart won 22-9.