Jess leads the way in Strokeplay event
Jess Dixon was a worthy winner of the 36-hole Strokeplay competition for the Ladies' Championship with rounds of 79 and 78.
Jess, who plays off two, now leads the qualifiers for the knock-out stage of the competition as she bids to win the Championship for the fourth time.
Title-holder Kath Malvern (6) was runner-up with 82-88-170, two ahead of 10-handicap Sue Pitcher who returned 84-88-172.
Jan Bone was fourth with 89-85-174 and off her handicap of 12 she had the best nett score of 150.
Other scores: Heather Keeble (13) 94-88-182, Janice Fossey (13) 94-94-188, Teresa Tarrant (17) 98-91-189, Sharon Caws (14) 95-94-189, Sheila Spreadborough (20) 103-95-198.
Mary Neal won the Julia Leeson Trophy with 39pts. She finished six ahead of Pauline O'Sullivan with Barbara Bailey third with 31. Other scores: 30 Sandra Lester; 29 Gill Welham and Vera Squirrell; 27 Linda Hickman.
Thetford Ladies 2nd team suffered their first home defeat in Division Six of the NLCGA Inter-Club League when they lost 4-3 to Richmond Park. In a closely-fought match Alison Jone and Ann Engwell won two of the top three matches and Sheena Setchell halved the other. Then three defeats were followed by Vera Squirrell halving the final match.
Thetford's men were 3-1 winners at home to Costessey in the NCGU Handicap League. Derek Sullivan & James Killa, Neil Elers & Andrew Bremner and Robbie O'Brien & Ian Ramsay were the winners for Thetford.
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