Essex A finish top of the group after another great team performance as they won 29-11 against Cambridgeshire at Stonyhills.
Essex only needed 25 points to secure mathematically top spot in the group and gives Essex a great chance of getting a bye to the quarter-finals.
Pauline Child set the standard as she knocked up the shots as she won 18-7.
Roger Dover was 11-11 after 11 in his match up but fail to score a shot after that as he lost 18-11.
The Essex pair Shirley Newman and Colin Addis maintained their recent form as they made easy work of their first game with a 13-6 victory.
The young duo in Mark Chittock and Sadie Young made the Cambridge pair pay as they took their chances as they won 20-6, to take a 6-2 lead into the second session.
Greg Wade, Pat Goodchild and Phil Banner breezed past their opponents with a 19-4 win.
Rita Blackhall, Michelle Squires and Tony Hayes could not replicate their team mates as they just lost 9-6.
Rob Wade’s quartet of Racheal Cordy, Peggy May and Dave Chittock eased to a 15-5 victory.
The other Essex four, Frank Amoss, Eileen Smith-Allen, Paul Cairnes and Peter Debenham edged their game with a 10-8 win, with a repeat of the first session and lead 12-4 at the break.
In the third session Child’s had a tougher game than her first but she came through with a 20-16 victory.
Dover was did not get out the blocks and fell to a heavy 18-5 defeat which cost the singles bonus points by four shots.
Newman and Addis made it two wins out of two with a copy of their first as they won 13-6.
Chittock and Young had a tight game which went down to the final end as they were in front by one but held of the pair, as they won 15-12 and secured the bonus points to lead 20-8 overall.
In the final session the Essex triple Wade (Junior), Goodchild and Banner sped to an easy 15-5 victory.
Blackhall, Squires and Hayes won with an easy 13-1 which secured the bonus points as the triples only dropped two points out of the 12.
Amoss, Smith-Allen, Cairnes and Debenham were content with a 7-7 draw, which avoided the loss.
The final four to finish was Cordy, May, Chittock and Wade (Senior) as they kept their game tight as they lost a narrowly 8-7.
Which claimed the fours bonus points to finish 29-11 with Essex on 208 shots to Cambridgeshire’s 141, to secure top of the table and qualify for the knockouts.
Essex will have to wait and see if they get a bye to the quarter-finals or have to play a prelim.