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Bowls: New Earswick beat Scarborough in Hebden Trophy
11:53am Thursday 1st November 2012 in Sport
New Earswick beat Scarborough 82-78 in their opening Hebden Trophy tie, picking up 11 points as all four rinks won their last ends scoring five shots.
At home, Brian Birch’s team excelled. After being 4-3 behind, they scored 16 shots without reply over the next five ends before eventually winning 28-9.
Gary Jones’ side nearly pulled off a victory after scoring a two then a single on the last two ends, but had to settle for a 21-21 draw.
Away, both rinks lost. The side led by Bob Howland lost five of the last six ends en route to a 25-16 loss.
Gordon Storey’s side won the last three ends, scoring eight shots, but could not prevent slipping 23-17.
New Earswick’s ladies suffered a whitewash against a strong Selby team, losing 93-54.
Marjorie Watson’s team were up against Sonya Turner’s side and it was Selby who took control, going from 7-5 down to lead 16-8 en route to a 19-13 win.
Annette Prosser’s team led 11-10 with five ends to play but lost 24-11 to Carol Sarvent’s side.
In Selby, Cynthia Wright’s led 19-0 after seven ends and, although Peggy Walker’s team rallied, the deficit was too much and they perished 31-15.
Kath Sykes’ team led 14-12 with six ends to play, but Jane Simpson’s side won five of them to take the game 19-15.