KTBC v Yealmpton SH Triples 25 May

Keith BastonSouth Hams Triples League

Kingsbridge Town played host to Yealmpton in their first match of the season in the South Hams Triples League. Both rinks followed a similar pattern as they both had good starts, poor middle sections and great finishes. The match was evenly poised at half time. 14-all but Town then accelerated to  win overall by 42-25.

Keith Baston’s trio held a 5-0 lead after 3 ends but the visitors scored 8 shots in the next 5 ends to lead 5-8. Town pulled back to 10-all at 13 ends and then powered home with the help of a count of 6 in the penultimate end. Similarly, David Thorne’s rink held a 8-1 lead at 5 ends but then dropped 8 shots in 5 ends to trail 8-9. However, 8 shots in the next 3 ends gave them the edge and a 6 shot victory.

Details:- Roy Krywko, Keith Brayne, Keith Baston 22-11. Ray Lancaster, Colin Baker, David Thorne 20-14.

Town therefore picked up 6 league points to the visitors nil.