Johnshaven Bowling club

Johnshaven Bowling Club have now completed the remainder of their Club Competitions.

In the Men’s Championship, the final was contested by Alan Black and Kevin Laing, both making their first appearance in the final. Kevin started off the best, and after 7 ends had taken a 7 shot lead. Alan fought back to level the score at 13 all after 14 ends. Alan was now into his stride, and managed over the next 9 ends to stretch his lead and run up winner by 21-16

The Ladies Championship was between Fiona Dundas & Margaret Innes.

Fiona took an 8 shot lead after 5 ends, but after 11 ends Margaret had clawed it back to only trail by 4 shots. Fiona however took control, and ran out winner by 21-14.

The Men’s Handicap was between Sam McDonald and Roy Mowatt. Sam played steadier throughout, and won by 22-12Fiona Dundas & Mary Brebner had a convincing win by 27-3 in the Ladies Drawn Pairs against Fiona Anderson and Irene WebsterJim & Mary Brebner contested against Sam McDonald and Irene Webster in the Mixed Pairs Final, Jim and Mary scored steadily throughout, and were winners by 26-4.

The Men’s Drawn Pairs final was contested between Sam McDonald & Kevin Laing, against Frank Laing and Alan Robbie, and turned out to be a very competitive match. Frank and Alan started the best, and led by 7, virtue of 7 shots at 5th end. However, after 9 end Sam and Kevin had fought back to lead by 2.Frank and Kevin managed to get into a one shot lead coming to the last end, but Sam and Kevin held their nerve to square it at 17 shots each in the 17 end final.An extra end was needed, and after a measure for the winning shot, Sam and Kevin were the winners.

The over 60’s final was between Frank Laing and Ernie Auld, with Ernie taking 5 shot lead halfway. Frank however fought back to win by a single shot.