NEW Earswick posted over 100 points in their 111-47 whitewash victory over Selby B in the over-55s league at Huntington Road.

After nine ends, New Earswick led just 12-11 after play from Dave Imeson, Rod Walker, Dick Osgthorpe and Mick Head.

Despite scoring a seven at the fifth end, the lead stood at only 17-15 after 14 ends.

But, then New Earswick surged clear - scoring 18 unanswered shots from the final seven ends to triumph 35-15 by the finish.

John Harrison, Brian Birch, Barry Johnson and Bill Waldie had less problems in their game as they were always in control in their game.

In the end, they lost only five ends in the entire as they triumphed 24-7.

At Selby, Dave Furness, Alwyn Anderson, Colin Ellis and Paul Dawson lost their first two ends but they fought back to claim all of the next seven ends to win 16-4.

Selby fought back to be only three shots behind at 16-13 before the Falcons won the last six ends for a 28-13 win.

Derrick Clarke, Paul Murray, Graham Lockwood & Ralph Tiplady led 18-7 after 12 ends.

The two teams then matched one another over the last nine ends for 24-12 Falcons win.

Meanwhile, York passed their first test in the national Denny Cup as they overcame their local rivals New Earswick 87-60.

At Thanet Road, Harley Wenham, John Crowe, Malcolm Lewars and Dave Stroughair led 21-2 before Bill Nuckey, Vic Thompson, Ralph Tiplady and Colin Pickup won four ends in succession, picking up six shots.

But that was it as Stroughair’s men won the last three ends to finish 26-7.

Dave Furness, Bob Elliott, Gary Jones and Paul Dawson got off to a good start to lead 7-1 after only four ends before Alan Vowles, Mick Cooney, Craig Newton, and Tony Horobin came back and took an 11-8 advantage.

Dawson’s side came back to pick up five winning ends out of six to lead 14-12.

Horobin’s team regained the lead with a single then a two only for Dawson to respond with a four then a two and a single on the last to give them a deserved 21-16 victory.

At Huntington Road, Nathan Richards, John Walker, Mark Clarke and Jack Bird made their game safe between the 10th and 15th ends where they went from 14-9 to lead 25-9.

Steve Hudson, Alwyn Anderson, Rob Domville and Mick Head came back to win four of the remaining six ends to reduce the arrears but it wasn’t enough and they lost 27-16.

Kieran Earnshaw, Graham Brooke, Jeff Normanton and John Whiteley pulled away from 8-8 after 10 ends to lead 15-9 five ends later.

Paul Murray, Brian Birch, Colin Ellis and Bill Waldie came back well but were chasing a four on the last end to get a draw, but could only score a two and lost 18-16.

On Sunday afternoon, York’s mixed team take on Hornsea in the Egham Trophy.

Elsewhere, York’s ‘C’ team narrowly missed out on moving to the top of the Yorkshire League Division Three when they lost to Harrogate ‘B’ 75-70.

Colin Robinson, John Walton, Noel Mallen and Mike Snowden pulled away from 10-8 to lead 15-8 but were soon pegged back to 15-14.

However, they won their last four ends to take the game 24-14.

Alan Braithwaite, Mal Rankeillor, Norman Ellis and Dave Clarke let a 14-7 scoreline slip as they found themselves level at 14-14 with eight ends to play.

But they stepped up a gear and picked up singles on six of them to win their game 20-17.

Disappointment came from the home rinks who both only won seven ends and both lost.

Charlie Arnett, Ken Robinson, Dave Dearlove and Dave Preece gave themselves hope with a five then a single to make the score 18-15 with two ends to play, but couldn’t make further in-roads and went down 21-15.

Wally Darbyshire, Vic Woolley, Paul Craven and Dave Clough went from 10-10 with nine ends to play to lose 23-11.