SOUTH Molton skittlers narrowly won the inter-town competition with their Ilfracombe counterparts 296-289.

In the South Molton League, Burrington won the top of the table clash at home to leaders Twitchen to join them at the head of Division 1.

They also share the top spot with Heasley Mill B following their win over Bell B.

South Molton Wanderers took advantage of Mucking Fuddlers’ defeat at Brayford by beating Bray B to go level at the top of Division 2.

Division 3 minnows Exmoor Allsorts and Sportsman’s Inn are both through to the quarter-finals of the Bridgeman Trophy at the expense of sides from Division 2.

Cup draws will be the main feature of this Thursday’s committee meeting at the Town Arms Hotel, South Molton, starting at 8.30 pm. Team representatives should attend.

Div 1: Burrington 529 Twitchen 456; Heasley Mill B 428 Bell B 417; Molland 416 Miners Arms 382; New Inn 446 Trappers 442; Shafters 474 North Molton Wanderers 487.

Div 2: Bell Hotel 419 Knowstoneians 401; Blue Boys 419 Flowers Floppers 390; Brayford 436 Mucking Fuddlers 407; Jubilee Spoofers 460 Sports Club 427; South Molton Wanderers 432 Bray B 428.

Div 3: Con Club 415 Town Arms Terrors 409; Dick’s Devils 363 Sportsman’s Inn 344; Gin Trap 395 Rackenford Rebels 344; Mill Muffers 376 R’s About Face 358; Rose Ash Ramblers 300 Exmoor Allsorts 317.

Bridgeman Trophy, qualifying round 2: Burrington 377 Bell Hotel 326; Exmoor Allsorts 317 Blue Boys 302; Heasley Mill B 291 Mill Muffers 252; Molland 280 Trappers 287; New Inn 330 Shafters 353; Sports Club 303 Mucking Fuddlers 337; Sportsman’s Inn 336 South Molton Wanderers 314.