Not quite a sweet ending for Candi
CHALFONT St Giles Bowls Club’s Candi Ivey came within a whisker of making final of the Bucks Ladies Unbadged Singles at Iver Heath on Sunday. Having won her quarter-final, Ivey
lost a very close semi-final 21-18. Three days earlier, she was part of a 26-14 winning away rink, along with Hazel Baker, Pam Anderson and Denise Williams, in Chalfont’s final Trundell League game of the season against Wexham.
This made up for a 19-15 defeat for the home rink, gaining Chalfont the overall points, and the ladies should know soon whether they have made the quarters of both the Trundell and Burnham Plate.
The men have already made the quarters of the Bucks Plate, where they faced Cheddington at home on Sunday, but home advantage was not enough to avoid a 92-59 defeat.
Chalfont’s promising run in the Chiltern & Thames League continued with a 63-25 win over Glory Mill, in which they emerged comfortable winners on all the three triples, the best coming from Baker, Mike Anderson.
A top rink of 33-11 from Pam Anderson, Maggie Read and Pat McKay helped the ladies to a 62-42 friendly win over Amersham, but the men went down 104-74 in their friendly against Berkhamsted, their one winning rink coming via Roy Pound, Barry Dyer and Bernard Bailey.
There was also a mixed friendly against Stoke Poges which Chalfont lost narrowly 81-80, but they did at least have a top rink in Rose Kirby, Arthur Thomas and Bob Baker. Alderton and John