CHESHAM Bowls Club have a slender lead going into the second leg of their Jubilee Cup clash against Princes Risborough after winning the first 94-90.
Best rink came via Brian Cox, Martin Blackman, Roger Lofty and Fay Green 2715, putting Chesham in the driving seat ahead of the return fixture in July.
Chesham continued their unbeaten run in the Chiltern & Thames Triples League with a win on all rinks against Glory Mill (top rink Matthew Barton, Dot Burgin and Ray Keen 25-14) and a 51-42 victory over Marlow (top rink Donna Harvey, David Coles and Chris Harvey 27-9).
They also had two winning teams in the London and Southern Counties Challenge Shield, beating Harpenden after Geoff Denham’s home rink won 25-15 and Mick Skerry’s away one lost 21-18, while against Marlow, Nathan Harvey’s rink won 26-20 at home and Keith Patrick’s drew 19-19 away.
There was also a 106-99 win at Iver Heath, but a 99-70 and 99-83 loss to Gerrards Cross.
DESPITE winning three rinks and losing just one, Amersham Bowls Club lost 7271 to Aylesbury Town on Saturday.
Two rinks tied for top score, but on virtue of ends won, the top rink consisted of Jean Oldfield, John Brooks and Neal Evison. The following day, Amersham found reigning Three Counties League champions Harefield in no mood to let their crown slip, succumbing on all five rinks to lose 131-68 overall.
There was also a 95-83 reverse to Hazells, despite John Culley recording his third top rink in a row, alongside Marian Hext and Peter Bray.
TIGERS REELING FROM FIRST LOSS
HAVING started outdoors life with two straight wins, Indoor Cricket champions Lahore Tigers tasted defeat for the first time in the South East Sunday Cricket League.
Zeeshan Butt took 3-45, but Slough Baylis 2nds posted an imposing 268-7 and the Chesham side fell just short of their target, being bowled out for 231.
Zeeshan scored 42 in a fine all-round performance, while Tanvir Butt top scored with 63.