Town recover to chalk up three wins
ASHFORD Town BC suffered a 111-74 defeat at home to Herne Bay, the Forest of Blean Men’s Triples League champions gaining 6.5 points to Town’s 1.5.
Town then travelled to Canterbury in the East Kent Mixed Triples League, securing six points by winning 105-96. Hill Howard, Peter Balson and Brian Saxon produced a fine performance to win 27-15.
There was further success for Town with a friendly win at Gateway (Dover) 94-84.
The third victory in four days was a six-rink success to defeat Faversham Recreation 125-73 to gain eight points in the Forest of Blean League. Josh Illman, Ian Payne and Jim Cos won their rink 28-11.
Illman, Bradley Pounds and Josh Pounds have been selected for the Kent under-25s team trials at Herne Bay BC.
Ashford Rail BC’s Barwell Fours Competition was won by Garry Breeds, Paul Callaghan, Steve Miles and Chris Reynolds (skip).
Runners-up were Mark Gould, Marie Fortune, Anne Rutland and Gordon Samson (skip), while the plate was won by Sylvia Coles, Peter Bright, Andy Andrews and Clive Allen (skip).
Ashford Rail lost their opening fixture at Folkestone Park but recovered to win two friendly matches, at Charing 109-99 and at home to Faversham Recreation 123-62.
The highest winning rink against Charing was Chris Knapp, Charlie Holdaway, Dave Woolf and Ken Adams, who secured a 42-8 success.
Rail won the ladies rink 19-13 against Faversham.