Bowls: Dave Stroughair spearheads comeback

First published in Sport

A HIGH-SCORING game with Huddersfield saw York Indoor Bowls Club maintain their unbeaten start to the Yorkshire League division one season.

York secured a narrow 93-90 victory, picking up 12 points, coming back from an aggregate deficit of 84-74 with three ends to play.

The highest margin of victory came at home.

Dave Stroughair’s team led 22-11 with five ends to play. After leaking nine shots over three ends, they made amends by finishing with a four then a three to win 29-20.

Phil Emmerson’s men got off to a good start, leading 8-1 after three ends.

With three to play they were tied at 20-20, but a three then a two were enough to help them win 25-21.

Away, the rink led by Paul Humphreys did well after dropping a seven to make the score 27-13 against them with six ends to play, and they only went down 29-24.

Mark Clarke’s side also did well but dropped singles on the last two ends to lose 20-15.

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