THE leading teams have all lost out in Bideford Crib League's knock-out fours competition. Closely-contested matches saw Lamb Inn, Gilly Willies and Ivor's Lads all win through to the semi-finals on tie-breaks. Bottom of the table pair Portobello and Join

THE leading teams have all lost out in Bideford Crib League's knock-out fours competition.Closely-contested matches saw Lamb Inn, Gilly Willies and Ivor's Lads all win through to the semi-finals on tie-breaks.Bottom of the table pair Portobello and Joiners mujst still do battle in a bid to join them in the last four.Blackies Beaters lead the league table at the half-way stage with 71 points.They are followed by - High Street Socialites 68, Red Sails 64, Team With No Name 64, Court Jesters 63, Lamb Inn 62, Vil;lage Rejects 60, Gilly Willies 58, Ivor's Lads 52, Portobello 51, Joiners 45.IT has been a busy time at Torrington Golf Club, with a range of Stableford, medal and foursomes competitions.Four ball, better ball Stableford: 1, Terry Lamey and Doug Smalldon 45pts; 2, Paul Slade and R Mortlock 43; 3, Ian Croxford and Peter Hockin 42.Winter foursomes: 1, Mike McLeod and Garry Harding 38pts; 2, Frank Donoghy and Malcolm Bowen 37; 3, Ian Tossell and Grahame Moore 36.Stableford A: Div 1 - 1, Terry Lamey (16) 40pts; 2, Richard Wheatley (11) 37; 3, Nigel Kent (17) 37. Div 2 - 1, Laurie Fishleigh (22) 44; 2, G Willoughby (22) 44; 3, Garth Goss (24) 41. Medal B: Div 1 - Mike Andronik (17) 58net; 2, Kevin Wickham (12) 60; 3, Dave Parker (17) 63. Div 2 - 1, Martin Bell (27) 56; 2, Martin Gibbs (20) 57; 3, Colin Sergeant (26) 57.Winter Mixed Foursomes: 1, Frank and Margaret Donaghy 41pts; 2, John and Rosemary Joint 41; 3, Peter and Margaret Thomson 36.Stableford B: Div 1 - 1, Garry Harding (11) 45pts; 2, Steve Headon (12) 42; 3, Richard Copp (12) 41. Div 2 - 1, D Hill (21) 44; 2, Chris Fish (28) 44; 3, Malcolm Bowen (20) 43.Medal B: Div 1- 1, Eddie Staples (17) 56; 2, Keith Beer (14) 57; 3, Mike Andronik (17) 62. Div 2 - 1, M Brown (27) 58; 2, Des Kenneally (23) 64; 3, John Hamilton (25) 66.Jo Thomas ran away with the honours in Torrington ladies' county Stableford competition, her 42 points being eight ahead of her nearest Division 1 rivals and four better than Division 2 winner Morag Atkinson.Div 1: 1, Jo Thomas (28) 42 pts; 2, Rita Southcott (28) 34; 3, Rosemary Smith (20) 34.Div 2: 1, Morag Atkinson (29) 38; 2, Jill Ridyard (35) 34; 3, Vivien Crawford (29) 34. * * *ILFRACOMBE Golf Club veterans Roger Lewis, Mike Humphreys and Geoff Taylor came through the Yellow Peril on top with 72 points.Thursday Stableford: 1, K Gray 42pts; 2, C Emery 40; 3, B Irwin 38.Three sixes medal: 1, M Pye, B Gilbert and A Redmore 150net; 2, K Sharman, J Draper and P Clatworthy 155; 3, S Cox, P Marriott and C Emery 156.Veterans' Yellow Peril Stableford: 1, Roger Lewis, Mike Humphreys and Geoff Taylor 72pts; 2, Alan Easton, Stewart Robinson 71; 3, Des Barrington, Dave Rushworth and Peter Jones 70.Veterans Stableford: 1, Karl Zwickl 42pts; 2, Phil Marsh 39; 3, Colin Crozford 37. * * *RITA Macaulay-Black topped the scoring in the Royal North Devon Ladies' Stableford competition, winning Division 2 with 39 points - three more than Division 1 winner Lindy Sainsbury.Stableford: Div 1 - 1, Lindy Sainsbury (20) 36pts; 2, Kate Brown (9) 35; 3, Sue Knott (14) 35. Div 2 - 1, Rita Macaulay-Black (21) 39pts; 2, Sheila Bone (25) 37; 3, Ann Mayne (24) 36.Three ball, better ball team: 1, Mary Marshman, Chris Waterson and Sheila Bone 73pts; 2, Catherine Baglow, Gro Lomas and Wendy Stone 72; 3, Sally Ford, Sue Vicary and Val Cook 71.