YORK Indoor Bowls Club came out on top in a tough Mason Trophy encounter with North Cave to book a meeting with Redcar in the last 16 next Thursday.

After ten ends, York trailed 24-17 on aggregate but, by the 15th, they had taken a 29-28 lead and finished up as 44-37 victors.

At home, Linda Harrison’s team started well, leading 8-0 after five ends and they kept a healthy lead throughout, finishing 27-13 winners.

Away, Carol Instone’s side had an awful start and trailed 20-0 after only nine ends.

They hit back by winning nine of the next 11 ends to go into the last end only 22-17 down.

However, they were denied a draw when they dropped a two to lose 24-17.