Bowdon Angels beat Crake in CNW B-class League, 6th July

Bowdon Angels won 3 – 2 at Crake valley in the Croquet North West AC B Level Advanced League on Saturday 6th July. The Angels are now 2 points clear from Crake at the top of the league, having won 3 matches out of 3. It was good to beat Crake Valley after losing to them for the last two seasons. The match was very close with the doubles being won by Bowdon by just 1 point. Mike Sandler should be congratulated on winning both his singles, with an aggregate score of 52-10. Well done team.

In this League players 1 and 2 must have a handicap of at least zero, and player 3 must have a handicap of at least 3. The aggregate handicap for all three players must be at least 6.

The Angels’ team was, with their handicaps:

Crake Valley’s team was, with their handicaps; Steve Skelton 3, John Henderson 4 and Jim Alcock 4.5

Game results were as follows, with Bowdon Angels scores first:

Mike Shelmerdine and Dave beat Steve and Jim 19-18

Mike Sandler beat Jim 26-4 and Steve 26-6

Mike Shelmerdine lost to Jim 13-26

Dave lost to John 22-23