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Thorpe Marriott win cup tie

Thorpe Marriott are through to the next round of the Summer Cup after a 6-2 away win at Horsford Heroes. Marjorie Hall, Kath Frost & Tony Turner opened with a 19-4 win against Jane James’ triple while Jenny Walker, John Jarvis & George Clarke beat Vic Webster’s triple 26-9. After the break George Clarke’s triple added a 19-18 win against Peter Fox to clinch victory. Thorpe Marriott now face a trip to Kirby Bedon in the semi-finals. Summer League Division One action saw Wymondham win 6-2 at home to Deaf Sports in a match they would have been hoping to collect maximum points from. In the first half Wymondham’s Mark Linsdell, Debbie Sparham & Jack Pye led by just 11-10 with three ends to play against Lewis Cranston, Lesley Crowe & Laura Hawksworth but held on to win 16-14. Jon Sparham, John Jeffery & Chris Mann added Wymondham’s second win by crushing Robin Amos and his triple 27-3. Laura Hawksworth and her triple again put Wymondham under pressure in the second half and this time emerged with a 14-13 win against Chris Mann’s triple. Meanwhile Jack Pye’s triple made sure of a Wymondham home win beating Robin Amos 20-8 but this result means that title chasing Wymondham have now dropped six points from their opening three games. In another away match Deaf Sports held Diss to a 4-4 draw with Gillian Amos, Caroline Mohamad & Robin Amos doing the business beating Trish Taylor’s triple 14-11 and Terry Newby’s triple 15-11. The home side earned their share of the points with Bill Francis beating Laura Hawksworth 21-10 and Graham Mobbs beating Hawksworth 13-11. Halvergate won 5-3 at Diss with Kerry Greenacre, Roy Walker & Keith Cooke beating Terry Newby 15-7 and Graham Mobbs by 22-5. Steven Lamb’s Halvergate triple held Terry Newby to a 14-14 draw to take the visitors over the finishing line. In Division Two Windows are now without a win after four games. This time they suffered a painful 8-0 home defeat at the hands of mid table Watton. Roger Braham’s triple won 14-13 & 17-9 and Will Hoggan’s triple won by 22-4 & 22-13.

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