Three maximums in Boston Indoor Bowls League’s top flight

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There were three maximums in the Orchard Orthotics Health and Foot Care Division One this week.

The Boston Indoor Bowls league’s top two Eastenders and Carlton Road were joined by bottom team Parthians.

The Enders gave Holland Fen few scoring chances and recorded and overall result of 61-23.

Meanwhile, Carlton Road were matched against Royal Mail and the Road, like the leaders, were never troubled and won 58-18.

Parthians collected their six points and a rapid climb up the table.

John Clark, Phil Markham and Keith Nix had a slight advantage at seven ends played over Ian Smith (Red 5), but pulled away to lead 19-4 and posted a winning scorecard of 23-14.

Diane Bedford, Ann Martin and Pete Bedford set off at a rapid rate but Bob Lody recovered to close the gap to a 14-10 deficit but, at the finish, the Parthians trio triumphed 23-13.

IBC versus A40 was a tied game and three points apiece.

For IBC, skip Richard White could not hold on to his advantage and Jean Cammack recovered to win 14-16.

Stan Lawrence, Tony Powell and Pete Stringfellow won 15-13 for an overall 29-29 result.

Strollers dropped two places down the table when they only won two points from their game with Punchbowlers.

Doing the damage for the Bowlers were Iris Reeson, Bunny Teeson and Dave Gill, who won 29-11, which was covered the reply from Strollers’s Alan Everitt, who who picked up a count of four on the last end to win 16-18.

Invaders are the surprise team in the league and are in third spot in the table with a 10-point advantage over fourth-placed IBC.

Matched against Jolly Farmers, Nathan Dunnington, Adam Hodgson and Scott Whyers beat David Allen 26-12.

Joe Moore, for the Farmers, replied 18-21.

In the T&B Containers Division Two, Nomads maintained their three-point lead when they secured the aggregate against second-bottom Dynamics.

Kate Maddison, Ken Burr and Mel Maddison were always behind against Graham Wilkinson and fell 13-18 but Judith Richmond ,Richard Keeling and Derek Smith recorded a win of 21-14 for the extra points.

Cosmos started the evening’s play in second spot but dropped to third when they could only pick up one point from the Poachers.

Poachers’s Grace Bristow, Denis Robins and Mick Dodes triumphed 19-14 and Sandy Tingey, Louis Lintner and John Riches tied with Bob Thompson 20-20.

Boston Park moved up to second when they met Vikings.

Winning well for the Park were June Bates, Betty Hill and Nigel Taylor (24-8), replying for Vikings, Janet Loughran, Ray Loughran and John Stray squeezed a win of 23-22.

Golfers versus Feathers saw the higher team Golfers secure only two points.

Ron Hulley, Norman Ablard and Roy Vinter won 16-13, but the Feathers trio of Brian Simpson, Keith Posey and Brian Sansam secured a win of 10-17 for four points.

In the Cammacks Division Three, Burtons moved to the top of the table when they won all the points from mid-table U3.

Skips Dave Bailey and Chris Hill wons 18-13 and 16-13.

Fairways, who were top, dropped to second when they shared the rink points with Bias but won the additional points thanks to Anthea Hall, Lorna Locking and Heather Scarboro (30-9).

Relying for Bias, Ivor Roberts secured two points for the team with a win of 12-19.

Central also shared the rink points with their opposition Hotspurs, but Phyl Rickett, Marion Epton and Fred Epton won 22-7, which covered the reply from Hotspurs’ Petra Wood (13-20).

Amateurs’ Dave Coulson, Eileen Favell and Mick Greet held the upper hand in their game against Phoenix with a success of 32-9.

Phoenix’s Susan Grundy, Tony Collingwood and Gordon Neal did well to secure two points against their higher opponents with a win of 13-20.

The Phantoms’s trio of Blissett, Sawer and Whitmore excelled to grab two points from third-placed Saxons when they were successful 13-16.

The Saxons trio of Tracey Hodgson, Peter Sharman and Tony Hall comfortably won the additional points against the newcomers to the league with a win of 43-4.