In Division 1,Ringswell A’s Emily Scott, Sylvia Child, Becky Bailey and Sharon Strong triumphed 4-2 over University. University’s points were both picked up by Natasha Drew, partnering Bethany Hunter and Lucy Manley in turn.
Cranford’s Alice Feesey, Nikita Smethurst, Lisa Stevens and Rowan Despard recorded a 5-1 victory over Ringswell A. Ringswell’s point was won by Sylvia Child and Becky Bailey over three ends. Cranford therefore finish the season in third place above Ringswell A who finish fourth.
In Division 2,Otter Vale’s Teresa Simic, Su Cotton, Heather Rake and Jean Lloyd beat Clyst Vale 5-1 . Clyst Vale’s point was won by Imogen Batton and Lucy Ferrier over a closely-fought three-setter.
St Leonards B’s Sue Banks, Debbie Stewart, Jill McCord and Jess Hand convincingly beat Sidmouth 6-0 without dropping a game.
With Sharon May playing in place of Jess Hand, St Leonards B were thrilled to win their last match 6-0 against Ringswell B in straight games to end the season with a perfect score of 64 points as Division 2 winners.
Otter Vale clinched a 4-2 victory over Ringswell B. Ringswell’s points were both won by Di Brooker when she partnered Anne Jones and Nicky Latham respectively.
With Sue O’Bien in place of Jean Lloyd, Otter Vale enjoyed a 5-1 win over Clyst Vale on the return match. Clyst Vale’s point was picked up by Ruth McClelland and Imogen Batton over three ends. Otter Vale finish the season runner-up of Division 2.
In Division 3A, Chulmleigh comfortably beat St Leonards D 6-0, thereby winning Division 3 ahead of St Leonards C by 6 points.
Raleigh’s Nicola Martin, Angela Bolt and Sue Mayne triumphed over St Leonards D 3-0 in a match which saw both teams unable to field a fourth player. The games played were in fact very close with two rubbers decided over three games. This result placed Raleigh in third place above St Leonards D by just one point.
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Ringswell A 4 University 2
Ringswell A 1 Cranford 5
Clyst Vale 1 Otter Vale 5
St Leonards B 6 Sidmouth 0
St Leonards B 6 Ringswell B 0
Otter Vale 4 Ringswell B 2
Otter Vale 5 Clyst Vale 1
Chulmleigh 6 St Leonards D 0
Raleigh 3 St Leonards D 0