INDOOR BOWLS: Grantham club wins annual series against Melton
Grantham Indoor Bowling Club triumphed in the annual six-game series against Melton Mowbray.
Having lost by a single point last year, Grantham exacted revenge with another narrow six point win after the three games at home and three away. Grantham won the final game 82-65.
Melton Mowbray 65
J Asher P Riches T Asher beat R Wallbanks R Johnson C Thompson 17-10, B Hollingworth R Baxter K Noble beat M Shaw R Thorpe L Woodcock 16-3, L Appleyard D Lester M Appleyard beat D Armstrong V James B James 21- 5, I Ludwig B Shores A Ludwig lost to H Armstong E Warrington H Warrington 8-23, J Gowler N Tinkler D Gowler beat T Harris B Farr B Shaw 11-10, P Tinkler R Moore F Evans lost to C Pick D Pick F Thorpe 9-14.
Long Bennington 46
J Hogg D Hazard R Morley R Smith beat S Creedy C Miller G Hall M Dring 24-15, P Jaques P Greer G Taylor J Parker lost to C Tuckwood R Miller J Hall N Smith 11-22, H McCandless W Snowdon A Cullen J McCandless beat R Baxter G Creedy J Orrey P Fordham 27-9.
Jack High League
Long Bennington 44
P Hainsworth J Kime R Sowerby beat T Kent C McCarroll G Hall 33-10, T Sumner T Asher J Lewis beat K Kent J Hall G Creedy 25-21, J Asher I Ludwig A Ludwig beat E Eggleston D McCarroll P Griffiths 17-13
Bingham B 38
J Bainbridge M Allen M Eurich lost to P Evans A Brailsford K Brailsford 10-18, I Richardson J Franklin B Allen beat P Jaques A Cullen K Handley 35-5, R Barker M Parker A Berridge beat B Davey T Peterson P Thornhill 19-15.
Lincolnshire Mixed League
M Voase K Shackleton E Bryson K Woffinden beat R Baxter G Parrish A Brailsford K Brailsford 27-21, R Joyce M Joyce K Morley D Goodliffe lost to P Tinkler P Burton R Murphy T Turnbull 9-19, S Skipworth D Baker R Lyons P Burgess beat I Ludwig J Hall G Hall A Ludwig 22-11, B Ryan B Golland J Wilkinson G Picksley beat J Burton N Tinkler L Smith G Smith 21-15, K Warwick R Shephard D Skipworth J Stimson lost to M Culpin P Greer I Cole J Lewis 15-24.