Duo taste success at British Skittles Championships

Skittlers Ruth Middle and Sharon Jones became British pairs champions at Torquay.

SKITTLERS Ruth Middle and Sharon Jones have become champions after winning the ladies’ pairs at the British Skittles Championships at Torquay.

This was the first time the duo have entered the competition and both play for Workingmen’s Starlights and the Hornets mixed team.

They won every round playing some excellent skittles throughout and won the final handsomely, the first time a Weston pair has won the event.

WESTON Central Skittles League Division 1: Belvedere 513 (C Cavacuiti 51) 0, St Johns B 546 (D Fairhurst 55); Century B 507 (R Tancock 56) 12, Breakaways 479 (P Bruton 50) 2; Gatecrashers 444 (R Young 42) 0, Alleycats 484 (A Poole 51) 14; Ere for the Beer 556 (D Mason 57) 4, Rollers 567 (P Eastman 65) 10; Choppers 575 (S Cowgill 61) 14, Walnut B 508 (A Absalom 56) 0; Reptiles 469 (D Bowden 45) 4, Cannonballs 471 (T Taylor 50) 10.


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Division 2: Depoteers 499 (M Warren 56) 10, Century A 493 (D Price 52) 4; Wookurs 480 (D Pople 53) 6, Sweeney 502 (MP Taylor 57) 8; Hornets 513 (M Baker 53) 10, Nutters 511 (S Hornett 52) 4; Persuaders 498 (F Ham 49) 14, Falcons 366 (L Jones 43) 0; Box Tops 463 (R Lee 45) 2, Renegades 538 (G Raines 54) 12; Poachers 516 (P Parker 49) 10, Wanderers 513 (P McAdams 52) 4.

Division 3: Fortyniners 479 (B Ling 52) 10, Conservative B 440 (R Nichols 49) 4; Elvers 483 (I Gills 53) 12, WAFC 459 (D Evans 59) 2; Tornadoes 503 (M Doble 49) 13, Dambusters 488 (J Bartlett 52) 1; Nalgo 490 (T Burnett 58) 12, REA 465 (G Davis 50) 2; Lions 483 (M Richards 62) 2, Consti Probables 492 (J Nicholson 55) 12; Steamers 471 (T Dandy 45) 2, Atoms 482 (P Blackman 50) 12.

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WESTON & District Skittles League Division 1: Young Lions 504 (Nic Blake jnr 50) 0, Rascals 558 (G Wilcox 61) 16; Nomads 540 (P Middle 66) 14, Regent Sports 500 (D Johnston 58) 2; Homefield Rangers 482 (S Andow, K Hann 51) 2, Bittermen 497 (D Haigh 47) 14; Crown Inn 533 (R Heard 56) 12, Ginger Mingers 506 (R Day 54) 4.

Division 2: Admirals 481 (M Southwood 55) 2, Worle Century Club 484 (J Jones 51) 14; Flintstones 496 (J Wall 65) 14, Bristol Stragglers 459 (S John 47) 2; Dab Hands 484 (G Pincott 47) 4, Unionist A 508 (M Pike 53) 12; Coach House A 473 (N Dunn 50) 12, White Hart Harriers 469 (A Headon 52) 4.

Division 3: Beer Masters 496 (S Hearne 51) 14, Anchors 475 (M Harris 48) 2; Uphill Steamers 477 (K Hazzard 51) 4, Peckers 480 ( S Barker 53) 12; W/Anchors Away 478 (D Thomas, G Parslow 43) 12, Strays 474 (T Hoskins 49) 4; Boro Arms B 437 (T Mannion 47) 0, Klinkerbelles 499 (M Taylor 49) 16; Lord Nelson A 449 (P Salmon 50) 14, Churchill Club 436 (K Tucker, P Cassatteri 41) 2.

Division 4: Langford Rovers 443 (M Silcock 48) 4, St Happys 459 (Gavin Wood 55) 12; Prince of Wales 466 (R Bell 48) 16, Social Club B 399 ( C Venn 47) 0; Shepherds 414 (R Jones, A Rice 44) 12, Earlybirds 395 (J Lynch 48) 4; White Hart Humbles 526 (M Lightfoot 62) 15, Coach House B 487 (D Talbot 59) 1; Survivors 478 (H Dobson, A Milsom 50) 16, Hillbillies 398 (N Cording, E Pearson 41) 0.

WESTON & District Ladies Skittles League Division 1; Concordias 391 (J Oldham 42) 2, Charlies Angels 407 (S McNulty 40) 12; Loonies 461 (M White 46) 14, Drifters 392 (T Middle 45) 0; New Pennies 430 (J Bunzly 49) 14, Avengers 377 (D Vincent 46) 0; Social Rockers 387 (J Sloper 44) 10, WM Starlights 374 (S Jones 43) 4; Worle Sports 357 (V Truman 42) 4, Electrodes 376 (J Slocombe 41) 10; Wreckateers 437 (A Methven 49) 12, Moonlighteers 428 (D Roynon 49) 2.

Division 2: Larks 397 (C Brown 41) 2, Likely Lassies 430 (S Nutt 42) 12; Pin Ups 477 (E Southwood 56) 12, Baker Street Ladies 408 (M Bennett 43) 2; Streakers 460 (L Summers 51) 12, Congresbury Ladies 408 (J Spearing 44) 2; Wayward Queens 426 (P Conway 49) 10, Social Rebels 415 (V Jones 41) 4; Wooden Tops 448 (H Jackson 43) 10, Breakaways 440 (T Gullick 51) 4.

Division 3: Improvers 441 (M Phillips 42) 14, Owls 390 (B Taylor 39) 0; Nalgo Ladies 447 (L Bracey 48) 4, Jays 450 (S Newman 46) 10; Regency Royals 433 (S Parsons, R Page 48) 2, Team Spirit 475 (S Girling 51) 12; Utta Kaos 412 (S Metcalfe 44) 12, Weekenders 395 (V Nott 42) 2; Victoria Belles 388 (J Temlett 40) 4, Dolly Mixtures 414 (D Gibbs 40) 10; Winscombe Sports 374 (P Gillard 44) 8, Alley Katz 373 (K Hawkins 44) 6.

Division 4: Dragon Slayers 428 (J Hind 43) 8, Rollers 389 (S Smith 48) 6; Sweetharts 404 (M Herriet 41) 4, Locking Lambs 430 (J Mellish 44) 10; Weston Wanderers 464 (K Phillips 52) 12, Brave Harts 409 (P Cornish 44) 2.

WESTO Mixed Skittles League: Saints & Sinners 477 (SE Cooper 47) 10, Dropouts 449 (S Yelland 49) 4; Casuals 464 (P Flint 44) 4, Woodpeckers 468 (A Warwick 45) 10; Crewsaders 398 (J Dawson 57) 2, Cavaliers 459 (J Flavell 44) 12; Misfits 409 (R Bailey 50) 0, Pheasant Pluckers 457 (J Peer 44) 14; Boozers 451 (J Dalhouse 55) 12, Allstars 430 (M Kelly 45) 2; Gadabouts 444 (I Ramsay 47) 12, Shellducks 414 (R Chamberlain 51) 2; The Throw-Ups 407 (J Bragg 44) 4, Rookies 439 (D Quick 45) 10.

Woodpeckers 494 (P Romeo, J Davies 51) 14, Boozers 381 (L Cox 50) 0; Cavaliers 484 (B Lanham 57) 13, Misfits 429 (K Wilson 48) 1; Shellducks 416 (R Allott 46) 2, Saints & Sinners 477 (I Thompson 50) 12; Allstars 469 (C Loud 53) 10, Gadabouts 455 (P Lippett 49) 4; Rookies 453 (P Malone, M Burnett 43) 2, Casuals 465 (P Flint 53) 12; Dropouts 430 (K Reynolds 42) 6, Crewsaders 447 (P Dawson 61) 8; Pheasant Pluckers 446 (R Ackland 46) 12, The Throw-Ups 406 (A Page 41) 2.

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