YORK IBC claimed the top two spots in the Challenge Trophy at Thanet Road as the 'A' team came out on top and the 'B' team finished second.

It is the last event York IBC will host for the foreseeable future as the club have closed in response to Government guidelines on coronavirus.

As well as the two teams from York, there were Hornsea and Leeds outfits there to battle it out.

In the first round of matches, the two York teams faced each other, with the 'A' team taking full points in their 50-39 victory.

The match between Leeds and Hornsea was closer but Leeds gained the upper hand in a 47-42 win, losing only one point.

In the second session, York 'B' took on Leeds. There were two wins apiece but the aggregate went to York in a 53-42 victory.

York 'A' put themselves in a strong position by beating Hornsea 62-44 and dropping only half a point with a draw.

Leeds were still in a chance but needed a good result against York 'A' in the final match.

York 'A' dominated to take full points once again, winning 50-34.

This allowed York 'B' to finish runners-up by beating Hornsea 73-42 and dropping only one point

York 'A' were represented by D. Stroughair, J. Crowe, M. Snowden, S. Smith, J. Normanton, J. Whiteley, M. Cooney, H. Wenham, J. Bird, J. Mann, N. Richards, K. Earnshaw, M. Clarke, P. Parsons, G. Brooke, A. Vowles and S. Lea.

York 'B' were represented by D. Dale, G. Walker, A. Hampshire, K. Griffiths, M. Bulmer, G. Fennell, P. Riley, K. Simpson, M. Rankeillor, P. Bradley, D. White, B. Flavell, M. Harrison, A. Braithwaite, G. Instone, P. Craven, A. Clapham and J. Robertson.

New Earswick IBC Eagles finished their Yorkshire Over-55s League season with a 92-60 defeat to Scarborough.

At home, Brian Watson, John Raw, Geoff Lea and Gary Stockton dropped a six at the first end against J. Yeadon, T. Eastwood, A. Catterson and R. Dickens on their way to a 27-13 defeat.

They fought back to level the score at 11-11 after eight ends and were 14-13 up after 12 ends but then only scored one more single in the last nine ends.

In the game between Phil Shilleto, Barry Harrison, Pete Waddington and Rob Dunnill, and the Scarborough rink of B. Storry, P. Hirst, B. Truffitt and S. Taylor, the home rink held on to win 19-16.

The teams were tied four times and there was never more than two shots between the two rinks in the first 13 ends.

Then, with the Eagles trailing 10-9 after the 13th, they won the next four ends - including a five and a three - to lead 19-10.

Not to be outdone, the Scarborough rink won the last four ends but could not catch the Eagles.

At Scarborough, there were only 13 shots scored in the first 11 ends, with the Eagles rink of Terry McGlennon, Keith Pearson, John Cocker and Bruce Dobson trailing S. Stamford, K. Palmer, C. Turnbull and S. Punter 8-5.

They levelled the scores with a three at the 12th end but then lost the next four ends to drop 16-8 behind before fighting back, winning four of the last five ends. They were all singles, though, and the Eagles lost 17-12.

Dave Toms, Steve Scaife, Malcolm Reeson and Dave Sykes dropped three fours and a five in the first 16 ends in their 32-14 defea to I. Curtis, P. Lees, M. Riley and P. Corbett.

After the opening 16, they trailed 28-7. They scored seven shots at the last four ends but it was not enough.

Saturday saw New Earswick Ladies complete their league season with an 80-49 Yorkshire Ladies League defeat against Selby.

At home, Carole Thompson, Ann Lea, Diane Hardy and Norma Davies were 5-2 up after four ends but lost the next six ends to fall 12-5 down to S. Brook, J. Hayes, G. Broadhead and J. Simpson.

They picked up six shots at the next three ends to be in with a chance, only one shot behind at 12-11 with five ends to play, but only managed to score one more single to go down 20-12.

Kay Hutchinson, Clare Domville, Jackie Toms and Jennie Philpott won six of the first 11 ends but were 10-7 down to B. James, P. Devonport, C. Maltby and C. Sarvent.

The Selby ladies then scored a two and five singles to increase their lead to 16-7 before Earswick scored five at the last two ends to lose by four shots, 16-12.

Over at Selby, Margaret Morgan, Moira Ellis, Lesley Nuckey and Kath Sykes were involved in a game of two halves with P. Jaques, M. Hobson, J. Lund and S. Williamson.

From leading 8-7 in a very tight first 11 ends they failed to score another shot at the last seven ends and slipped to a 24-8 defeat.

Rebecca Connolly, Sheila Hallgate, Veronica Connolly and Irene Warrington were involved in a cliffhanger against P. Fryer, C. Hobson, J. Burnley and D. King.

They led 6-3 after seven ends but lost the next five, including dropping a six at the ninth end to fall 15-6 behind.

The visiting team hit back, winning five of the next six ends - which included a four at the 15th - to go into the last end all-square at 17-17, but dropped a three at the last end to lose 20-17.