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Andress top-scores as skittlers ease into last eight of KO Cup

The cricket club skittlers look determined to keep hold of the Sampford Peverell and District KO Cup.

The team, who lifted the cup in grand style last year, booked a last eight berth with a 38-pin success over Oggies at the Kensham Club.

Eddie Andress top-scored on the night with a three-spare 71 and the best of the rest came from Rob Acton with a two-spare 66.

Sixteen-year-old Will Birley recorded his personal highest score to date with a three-spare 65 and two others were also into the 60s with their scores; Phil Chappell (a two-spare 62) and Chris Hatherley (a two-spare 61).

The three other team members in action were 16-year-old Ryan Shrewsberry (one-spare 58), Derrick Foan (one spare 53) and Dave Trump (one spare 52).

For the visiting Oggies Alan Bolt top-scored with 65. The quarter final is to be at home to Halfway House on May 4.