KTBC v Devon President’s 10 July

Keith BastonFriendly Match

Town finally played  Devon President’s on Tuesday week. This match was supposed to be played in the club’s centenary last year but it had to be postponed due to the untimely death of Ruth Voysey, the Lady President in 2017. Town were honoured to host this season’s  Presidents, Mike Birch and  Vicky Hingston and also last season’s President, Colin Healey. Colin gave a speech saying how Ruth was looking forward to the match but it was not to be. He presented the club with a certificate commemorating the centenary which the club will treasure. The result of the match did not really matter as it was quite a poignant occasion. but the Presidents brought a strong team and won by 48-66.

The details were as follows:-  Sue Allen, Geoff Bulbulian, Keith Baston won 21-8.  Marion Thorne, Keith Brayne, Tim Lewis won 15-13. Geoff Langridge, Steve Ellis, Eric Fitch lost 9-24. Sandra Brayne, Ray Lancaster, David Thorne lost 3-21.