Bowls: Somerset youngsters impress to defeat Dorset

PUBLISHED: 12:00 08 January 2019

Somerset's young bowlers face the camera

Somerset's young bowlers face the camera


Somerset youth bowlers had a great start to the national under-18 mixed triples against Dorset at Taunton Deane.

Imogen Cracknell won 19-14, while Sam Stocker drew 17-17 in their 36-31 victory ahead of a return meeting at Doplhin IBC on January 19.

Somerset will also play against Devon and Wiltshire in the competition.

The under-25s lost by 20 shots against their Devon counterparts in their match.

Somerset Indoor Patrons beat Bristol (127-110) and Wiltshire (126-91) on their return from the festive break.

Results, v Bristol: T Seymour, P Dando, P Gridley, G Lewis won 28-9; L Bass, J Lewis, P Warburton, T Dickens won 26-19; I Reed, P Hayes, R Soper, M Campbell lost 25-18; T Sharp, J Geater, B Dando, D Harding won 21-18; S Davies, R Freeman, G Razey, T Steer lost 20-16; G Warburton, J Kinsella, K James, G Jenkins lost 19-18.

v Wiltshire County: R Hassell, R Soper, A Jankins, B Dando won 20—13; I Reed, T Townsend, T Dickins, D Harding lost 24-9; T Seymour. B Marks, D Stott, D Demery won 31-9; R Dowsing, M Jenkins, K James, K Leamon drew 19-19; P Luscombe, D Barnes, M Campbell, T Steer drew 17-17; V Wernham, A Birch, M Willetts, G Jenkins won 30-9.

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