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Close Andover BC finals end with wins for Jill and Jim
10:30am Tuesday 6th August 2013 in Sport
Andover Bowls Club held its annual one day singles competition on Sunday with the ladies event won by Jill Ross who beat Jackie Kingston 5-4 in a very close eight end final.
In the men’s event Jim Horne beat Ray Westbrook 6-5 in an extra end play-off.
In the Stan Hardman League a 7-0 win at Howard Park keeps Andover in a play-off position in the league. The Salisbury and District League ladies lost 2-8 at Wilton but won 10-0 at Downton. The men’s Team 1 recorded wins over Pewsey 2 by 12-2 and at Amesbury 13-1 to keep in contention at the top of the league. Meanwhile Team 2 lost at Pewsey 1 2-12 and at Alderbury 1 3-11. In the Basingstoke Fours league losses at Alton Social 1-4 and against St Mary Bourne 0-5 have left the team mid table. Individual successes in the Whitchurch and District competitions see Mike Ford and Robin Kingston through to the pairs final and Scott Ritchie through to the Novices final. On Sunday August 11 Andover take on Atherley at Hyde Abbey BC, Winchester in the area final of the county mixed top club competition starting at 11am.