Batchwood Hall Bowling Club were beaten by Potten End in their men’s fixture by a margin of 29 shots.
Of the five rinks, Batchwood won two, with Barry Rees, Chris Whiting, Les Kirk and Don Gould top rink (22-19).
Harpenden won the District League meeting between the two sides by ten shots, with both clubs winning two rinks.
Top rink for Batchwood were Stan Endericks, David Waters, MacMcGregor and John Taylor (22-17).
Kate Horner reached the fourth round of the County Unbadged Singles with two wins.
In the second round, Horner beat Harpenden’s Sheila Rider 21-18 before overcoming Pam Rodgers of Potters Bar 21-15 in round three.