PRESS REPORT 18th December 2017

The men had a big victory in the County League against Minehead, winning three rinks to one and by 107 shots to 69.  At home, under the leadership of Colin Moss, Wedmore built up a big lead for the match, triumphing 39 shots to 11, winning 15 ends.  On Denis Stansfield’s rink they were never behind and had a lead of 13 by end twelve but then endured a dry spell to end 18 when the lead was cut to five.  Wedmore made a strong finish to win 25 shots to 15.  Away, Eddie Payne’s men produced a win by 25 to 19 shots but Ron Barron’s crew endured a loss but kept the margin down to six shots at 18-24.  Above all, this fine victory gained 14 points in the league for the loss of only two.

The Mixed Friendly squad continued their winning streak at home to Banwell, winning both rinks and by 44 shots to 21.  Maureen Hordle’s group were fast out of the blocks and the score at halfway was 18-1. They stayed in front to win well by 24 shots to eight.  Lynda Dearden’s team took the lead for the second time on end eight and with the help of a five score pulled away to a seven shot lead which had been reduced to one by end 15.  A strong finish delivered the win by 18 shots to 13.

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