SKITTLES - Bottom two swap places in Redditch Skittles League - The Redditch Standard

SKITTLES - Bottom two swap places in Redditch Skittles League

Redditch Editorial 22nd Feb, 2024 Updated: 23rd Feb, 2024   0

THE bottom two teams swapped places in the Redditch Skittles League after C and G Show edged out The Borough.

C and G Show moved half a point above The Borough in the table despite trailing by two pins at the end of the first leg.

The victors swung the game in their favour to lead by four pins at the end of the second leg and were nine points ahead at the start of leg four.

However, The Borough reduced the deficit to a single pin ahead of the final leg as C and G Show left their opponents needing 61 pins to win the contest as the Borough finished four pins short of the required total.

For C and G Show, Dave Orton (37), Keith Edwards (34, 10 stack) and Rich Fisher (34) top scored while Tom Baker (36) and Alex Taylor and Steve Court (both 34) were on form for The Borough.

Nomads climbed up the table with victory against Bernie’s Bolts as the victors opened up a 16-pin lead at the end of leg one.

And Nomads led by 24 pins after taking each of the next two legs as the Bolts fought back to claim the remaining couple of legs.

For Nomads, Alan Cummings (40), Dave Maule (37) and James Marshall (36) top scored while Jim Williamson (44, 14 stack), Mark Andrews (37) and Lewis McSweeney (33) all impressed.

Lastly, Lodge Farmers secured a comfortable win against Jumbo Jets, taking maximum points from the fixture to remain top of the table.

For Lodge Farmers, Jamie McGill (41), Andy Rumble (40, 13 stack) and Paul Cotton and Tim Jones (both 34) top scored with Mick Stanton (35) and Ray Jones and Rob Quartly (both 34) on form for Jumbo Jets.


C&G Show 301 (8pts) v The Borough 297 (3pts)

Nomads 334 (8pts) v Bernie’s Bolts 322 (3pts)

Jumbo Jet Set 301 (1pt) v Lodge Farmers 339 (10pts)


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