MID Devon Cougars lost 40-32 at home to Kingsley Monarchs in the West Country Summer league.

Brian Wood’s rink fought all the way and at 11 ends they were 7-7, at 13 ends 8-8 and at 16 ends 11-11. On the 21st end Wood trailed the jack to earn a deserved share of the points.

Ken White’s rink struggled against very strong opposition but only lost by eight shots. Scores: Owen Pile, Jose Kimber, Peter Barker, Brian Wood 14-14; Enid Legg, Ray Legg, Brenda Hatcher, Ken White 18-26.