Meldreth trio roll into semi finals
MELDRETH trio of Malcolm Chapman, Bernie Sewell and skip Kevin Stanford made it through to the county semi-finals after beating city of Ely three skipped by Gordon Catchpole.
The Meldreth three were always in control of the match after taking an early 10-1 lead. Ely fought back to 11-7 but the home side powered on to pick up five shots on the 15th end to run out 22-15 winners.
They will now face Mark Law from Chesterton and both the ladies and men’s semi-finals will be played at Meldreth on Wednesday, July 7 at 6.30pm.
Malcolm Chapman also progressed into the singles quarter-finals after beating Andy Nightingale from Cambs and County. The score was 11-11 after 14 ends but Malcolm then edged ahead to win 21-14.
Meldreth suffered their first 7-0 whitewash of the season in the County League away at Balsham but hope to get their revenge when they entertain them at home today (Thursday).
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Meldreth had better luck in their Meldreth and District league match at Duxford after winning 6-1 with wins for a trio skipped by Mavis Chapman, Barbara Clutterbuck and Don Sheldrick with Malcolm Chapman losing by one shot.
They also had a good win in the Kenzie Cup at Barrington winning 92-51. Roy Smith won 25-13, Barbara Clutterbuck 22-8 and Malcolm Chapman 31-7.Dave Cooper lost 14 -23.
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Barbara Clutterbuck was unlucky to lose in her quarter-final match in the Champion of Champions when she was beaten 21-18 by Doreen Smith of Newnham with her last shot.