REDHILL Park claimed the B Division title in style by crushing hosts Wimborne 50-22.

A massive 30-9 return from Pat Horgan’s crew of Pauline Wiseman, Jean Revell and Barbara Bell set off the Minster chimes. Jean Dixon’s rink (20-13) completed a 6-0 win for the Rangers.

Ferndown held on to second spot following their 4-2 victory at Brockenhurst. Ferndown’s Rosemary Butler, Linda Linge, Jan Probyn and Julie Stringer completed a nine-shot turnaround on the last end to win 25-16. Brock’s winning skip, Dorothy Bond (20-19), salvaged two points for the hosts.

Moordown remained just behind Ferndown after collecting four points at Fordingbridge. The visitors looked set for all six points until host skip Jenny Yeo picked up three shots to win 21-19. Previously, Moordown’s Liz Edmunds, Dee Phillips, Gill Barron and Cathy France had checked in with a 25-13 return.

It was a similar situation at Broadstone-Wessex where Milford skip Chris Capron denied the hosts a double-rink victory by gaining a last-end 16-16 tie. The overall 43-31 win for the Broadstone club was secured by Veronica Ness, Val Rowberry, Georgina McGregor and Sibil Ball (27-15).

With relegation confirmed, Kings Park appeared more relaxed as they stormed to a 52-25 win over promotion hopefuls Lymington. Captain Joyce Clough’s quartet of Pauline Harris, Peggy Phillpotts and Jenny Moran (30-8) combined with Michelle Higham’s squad (22-17) to wrap up a rare six-point haul for the Royals.

n A Division champions Swanmore were in a merciless mood as they eased to a 39-23 victory over relegation threatened West Moors.

Jean Philip’s quartet (16-13) played the supporting role to Swans’ top flight of Julie Hudson, Sandra Simmonds, Gill Head and Viv Mansell (23-10).

Poole Park retained the runners-up spot despite their 42-36 defeat at New Milton, where Sandie Smith (21-18) secured two points for the Dolphins. However, the 24-15 win carded by Sandy Elder, Sheila Godwin, Judy Busby and Wendy Reed kept alive Milton’s survival hopes.

Southbourne closed on the Dolphins following their 4-2 (41-31) triumph at Highcliffe. The match winners for the Tower Ladies were Maureen Chadwick, Isobel Walker, Anthea Chilcott and Barbara Lunnun (26-15). Host skip Janet Emerson (16-15) held on to claim two points which lifted Highcliffe out of the drop zone.

Richmond Park’s slim chances of finishing as runners-up almost disappeared as they had to settle for two points at Braeside. Linda Johnson (20-16) picked up six shots on the last end to deny Braeside a clean sweep. Anne Cox, Sue Barker, Joan Brooks and Molly Shutler (38-13) had already guaranteed Braeside the 4-2 win.

Pelhams secured their A Division status with a double-rink win over visitors Broadstone-Wessex. The frontrunners for the Kinson club were Sandy Cox, Wendy Watton, Mollie Lindsay and Val Charig (24-8), with Beth Roberts’s squad (22-11) completing the full house.

n In C Division, West Moors remained at the head of affairs following their 64-21 mauling of relegated Brae-side. Barbara Tite’s combo of Pauline Jepson, Irene Clark and Penny Cook supplied the Moors’ main course, winning 34-12. Shelagh Rundle, Margery Gardner, Gill Wells and Val Burton (30-9) followed up with the dessert.

Bournemouth are poised in second spot thanks to a 54-34 success over the other relegated team Richmond Park. Anne Ashcroft’s quartet (28-12) put Bournemouth in a commanding position before Joan Belcher (26-22) fended off a determined fightback by Richmond’s Eileen Deadman to give the Belles a full house.

Not to be outdone, third-placed Branksome Park completed a double-rink victory over visitors Broadstone-Wessex. The Squirrels’ star turn was Carol Assal, Jen Cookson, Rosemary Staddon and Hilary Jenkins (34-11). Carol Williams’s rink (28-12) played the supporting role.

In the mid-table encounters, Iford Bridge and Verwood both completed away wins. Iford’s (39-30) triumph came at Pelhams thanks mainly to Pauline Sedgwick, Doris Mulcock, Glenda Quick and Ann Sedgwick (19-14), who just edged top honours ahead of Renee Stanger’s squad (20-16).

Verwood’s success was achieved at Southbourne where Gill Thomas, Alice Bulley, Audrey Merrington and Pat Dowling (28-11) featured in Verwood’s 50-31 winning tally.

n With D Division leaders Swan-more I on a rest day, Poole Park are now within striking distance following their 51-25 home win over Highcliffe. Gill Brown, Fay Bowering, Muriel Coombes and Doreen Tape (33-10) helped earn the Dolphins all six points to set up an intriguing final day.

Swanmore II look good for third place after easing to a 46-29 win over nearest challengers Boscombe Cliff. Val Honan, Daphne Hales, Beryl Brunsdon and Pauline West (29-17) starred.

Pelhams were relegated after completing their season with a 4-2 defeat at New Milton. Joan Robins (20-19) survived a late charge by Maureen Clark to collect two points for Pelhams. However, Jean Garrard, Maureen Dowling, Brenda Davis and Barbara Shields (21-16) then secured the four points for New Milton.

Southbourne moved off the bottom rung after registering the highest score of the day when defeating visitors Braeside 65-32. Doreen Harrison, Sheila Hulland, Edie Brophy and Yvonne Hosking (34-17) just sneaked top honours from Jan Pardy’s crew of Sue Brown, Gwyn Baker and Ann Laird (31-15).

n E Division frontrunners New Milton lost top spot despite a 4-2 home win over Argyll II. New Milton looked set for six points until visiting skip Emmie Drinkwater grabbed a last-end 18-17 win. Milton were put in charge courtesy of a 24-19 return from Elaine Markey, Ann Goodchild, Pat Akerman and Doris Gethings.

Branksome Park took over at the summit thanks to a superior shot difference following their 6-0 (46-26) triumph at Broadstone-Wessex. Tina Richardson, Hannah Rose, Jean Hands and Babs Shand (27-13) topped the Squirrels’ winning rinks.

This was Branksome’s last match of the season and they must now wait to see if either or both of their nearest rivals, New Milton and Argyll I, leapfrog them after next week’s final fixtures.

Argyll I are just one point behind the two leaders thanks to a six-point haul at Redhill Park. The West Cliff stars were Evelyn Lewis, Norah King, Mary Burrell-Davis and Doris Jeffery (24-19). Norma Ritchens’s squad then chipped in with a 16-15 last-end win.

There were also maximum points for Moordown who will finish in the top half after completing a 40-29 victory over West Moors.

n In the final round of F Division matches, Ferndown took the title following their 4-2 win at Iford Bridge. With one player short, the Ferndown trio of Silvia Allen, Nikki Bradley and Mary Harris (20.25-14) covered Iford’s success-ful skip Marie Wilson (25-23).

A big cheer rang out over Branksome Park as the Squirrels recorded their first victory of the season by defeating Milford-on-Sea 5-1 (33-26). Pride of place went to the Branksome combo of Linda Parram, Sandra Collins, Lyn Taylor and Veronica Sandell (18-11).