League leaders Westfield Park continued their good form at the top of the Saturday League’s A Section with an impressive 184-138 victory over Yorkshire Main.
Adam Morgan (21-4), Bob Crowe (21-9) and Jamie Hill (21-4) all starred for the title-challengers, while Michelle Bowley (21-9) was the best winner in reply for Yorkshire Main.
They also came out on top against Bentley with a scoreline of 200-140, this time Paul Barnett (21-8), Katie Morgan (21-2) and Steve Shannon (21-5) were the stand out performers.
Yorkshire Main did however claim a victory this weekend as they overcame Denaby Welfare 174-160.
Keith Dawson featured for Main with a 21-7 win, with Terry Walton replying 21-6 for Denaby.
Janet Dodsworth claimed a 21-7 victory for Denaby in their other meeting of the weekend but Roundwood retained second place in the league with Rachel Barber winning 21-8.
Elsewhere, Denaby Welfare were beaten by Roundwood A 189-166 despite the best efforts of Janet Dodsworth (21-7). Rachel Barber starred for Roundwood, winning 21-8.
PILKINGTONS RECREATION A 174 ARMTHORPE WELFARE 163
Richard Commons won 21-7 for Armthorpe, but wins from Tony Rumney (21-9), Charlie Wootton (21-8) and Mick Baker (21-7) ensured Pilkingtons kept up their title challenge.
ROUNDWOOD B 192 ASKERN WELFARE 167
John Gregory (21-9) was victorious in the win for Roundwood.
PARKLANDS B 187 YORKSHIRE MAIN B 150
John Williams (21-8) was one of only two winners for league leaders Yorkshire Main as they were surprisingly beaten, with Irene Cartwright (21-3) stealing the show for Parklands.
ADWICK ST LAWRENCE B 176 BAWTRY B 144
Len Squire (21-3) and Brenda Marrison (21-9) both picked up wins for Bawtry, but Hazel Ruddock’s 21-5 win helped Adwick claim the match.
YORKSHIRE MAIN B 197 HEXTHORPE FLATTS B 132
John Williams (21-8), Martin Henry (21-4), John Richards (21-4), Colin Wheat (21-6) and Ken Crowcroft (21-6) all performed well in a commanding victory for Yorkshire Main.
HEXTHORPE FLATTS B 159 PARKLANDS B 173
Sue Tetley (21-6), Malcolm Tetley (21-7) and Eric Royston (21-9) performed well in a win for Parklands, while Phil Bamford also won 21-6 for Hexthorpe.
PILKINGTONS RECREATION A 124 MALTBY BOWLING CLUB A 157
Rob Swift (21-6) was Maltby’s man of the match.
BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB A 144 DENABY WELFARE A 128
Eric Wright (21-9) and Pete Strutt (21-5) gave bottom of the table Bentley a valuable win, in spite of Mick Taylor’s 21-9 win for Denaby.
YORKSHIRE MAIN A 139 ARMTHORPE WELFARE A 148
PARKLANDS A 155 ARMTHORPE WELFARE B 136
Barry Bentley finished on the losing side despite winning 21-9 for Armthorpe.
ARMTHORPE WELFARE B 123 ROSSINGTON WELFARE A 135
Armthorpe had five winners, including Barry Bentley (21-9), but Eric Bubb (21-0) and Ray Cibor (21-7) did enough to edge the match for Welfare.
MALTBY BOWLING CLUB B 153 UNISON A 133
League leaders UNISON lost for the first time this season as Danny Sillito (21-9) and David Hamilton (21-7) won the match for second-placed Maltby.
WESTFIELD PARK B 130 BAWTRY B 144
Brian Line won 21-9 for Westfield Park, while team-mate Mike Leadenham enjoyed his first league singles win (21-19) as Bawtry narrowly took the spoils.
PILKINGTONS RECREATION C 125 TICKHILL 134
Tommy Plenderleith (21-9), Brian Hardy (21-4) and Jim Pickford (21-7) shone for Tickhill, with John Egbury recording a 21-8 consolation win for Pilkingtons.
WESTFIELD PARK C 110 BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB B 157
Mick Gilbert (21-6), Brian James (21-9) and Ray Wyatt (21-4) all won easily for to give Bentley victory.
PILKINGTONS PENSIONERS 161 ADWICK ST LAWRENCE B 113
Dean Roe (21-9) and Tommy Edwards (21-4) starred for the Pensioners.
UNISON B 126 BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB B 132
Brian Randerson (21-5) and Carl Fotherby (21-8) won well for UNISON, but Mick Gilbert’s 21-8 win proved vital in a close win for Bentley.
PILKINGTONS RECREATION A 50 ARMTHORPE WELFARE A 80
Craig Bamford and Danny Hallas won 21-5 for league leaders Armthorpe.
HEXTHORPE FLATTS A 55 BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB A 78
Ron Mortlock and Mick Finley (21-7) gave top of the table Bentley a good start.
UNISON A 84 PILKINGTONS RECREATION B 43
Keith Huckerby and Trevor Cotterill (21-8), Carl Fotherby and Wendy Oxborough (21-9) and Steve Shannon and Kathy Black (21-8) all won easily for UNISON.
WICKERSLEY VILLAGE CLUB 84 ASKERN WELFARE 45
Sylvia Spryut and David Blythen (21-8) and Margaret Mangham and Sheila Pashley (21-9) stood out for Wickersley.
PARKLANDS B 77 BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB B 57
Parklands started the match with a 21-7 win from George Cox and Bill Poulton, and finished with a 21-8 win from Derick and Jean Birch.
BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB B 66 PILKINGTONS RECREATION C 60
Paul Rumney and Bailey Rumney won 21-3 for Pilkingtons, but that proved to be as good as it got for the visitors, as Bentley won the remaining three games, including a 21-7 win from Brian Acornley and Val Redfern.
BRODSWORTH WELFARE 83 PARKLANDS B 69
HARVESTERS/EDEN GROVE B 75 HEXTHORPE FLATTS B 59
Last pair Mick Kendell and Peter Chatley won 21-8 for Harvesters.
WESTFIELD PARK B 63 HARVESTERS/EDEN GROVE A 72
Derek Strawbridge and John Humphrey (21-8) won the match for Harvesters.
YORKSHIRE MAIN B 81 UNISON B 37
Yorkshire Main had good wins from Joe Dixon and George Boothman (21-2) and John Williams and Martin Henry (21-4).
OVER 60s LEAGUE
ARMTHORPE WELFARE (9) 162 ADWICK ST LAWRENCE A (1) 88
Richard Commons (21-4), Bernard Birchall (21-4), Brian Booth (21-9) and Malcolm Tonge (21-3) all won easily for Armthorpe.
ASKERN WELFARE (6) 146 ROSSINGTON WELFARE A (4) 116
Tommy Collings (21-3) and Don Howe (21-6) starred for Askern, with Chris Simpson replying 21-8 for Rossington.
PILKINGTONS RECREATION (6) 140 PILKINGTONS PENSIONERS (4) 129
Bob Louden won 21-7 for the Pensioners, but Pilkingtons Recreation won the local derby thanks to a 21-9 win from last man Mick Baker.
PARKLANDS A (8) 143 ROSSINGTON WELFARE A (2) 120
Richard Brooke enjoyed a 21-4 win for Rossington, but Parklands won the match with Liz Hall (21-9) leading the way.
ADWICK ST LAWRENCE A (8) 154 ROUNDWOOD (2) 124
BRODSWORTH WELFARE (1) 104 PILKINGTONS RECREATION (10) 161
Ken Newcombe (21-1) and Mick Baker (21-4) excelled for Pilkingtons.
PILKINGTONS PENSIONERS (8) 153 ASKERN WELFARE (2) 102
Bob Louden (21-6) and Dave Thornton (21-5) were on form for the Pensioners.
BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB B (7) 137 CARCROFT WMC (3) 106
Ken Acornley (21-9), Gordon Smith (21-7) and Brian Acornley (21-3) featured for Bentley, with Carcroft’s best win coming from last man Lol Atkinson (21-5).
PARKLANDS B (8) 158 HARVESTERS/EDEN GROVE (2) 131
Captain Malcolm Tetley (21-7) was the best winner for Parklands.
BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB B (9) 161 ADWICK ST LAWRENCE B (1) 117
Brian Acornley caught the eye with his 21-1 win for Bentley.
HARVESTERS/EDEN GROVE (4) 136 ROSSINGTON WELFARE B (7) 146
Vic Heley’s 21-9 win proved crucial for Rossington.
HEXTHORPE FLATTS (7) 138 CARCROFT WMC (3) 100
Graham Poole’s 21-2 win for Carcroft was to no avail as Danny Ruffini (21-6), Jack Chantry (21-8) and David Hudson (21-9) won well for Hexthorpe.
THORNE COLLIERY (7) 147 WESTFIELD PARK (3) 139
Frank Potts (21-9) was unable to prevent Westfield Park’s defeat.
OVER 60s DOUBLES LEAGUE
PARKLANDS A 79 ADWICK ST LAWRENCE A 70
ADWICK ST LAWRENCE A 84 BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB A 54
ARMTHORPE WELFARE 69 PILKINGTONS RECREATION 67
Despite being the only winners, Mick Harper and Dave Smith nearly snatched a draw for Pilkingtons with their 21-6 win.
ASKERN WELFARE 78 BRODSWORTH WELFARE 54
Askern got a good start from Eric and Nora Buxton (21-7) and Tommy Collings and Norman McPhearson (21-9).
BAWTRY 65 ROUNDWOOD 60
Reg and Hazel Cuthbert won the game for Bawtry with a 21-5 success.
BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB A 60 PARKLANDS A 83
John Stead and Eric Cullingworth enjoyed a 21-7 win for Parklands.
BRODSWORTH WELFARE 67 ROSSINGTON WELFARE A 61
Richard Brooke and Ray Porter won 21-7 for Rossington, but Bill Mahon and Doreen Heptinstall (21-2) gave Brodsworth their first win of the season.
PILKINGTONS RECREATION 63 BAWTRY 77
YORKSHIRE MAIN 46 ADWICK ST LAWRENCE A 84
Last pair Jean Hopson and Brian Nock won 21-5 for Adwick.
BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB B 57 HARVESTERS/EDEN GROVE 74
Walter Barnett and Graham Kendell won 21-5 for Harvesters.
HEXTHORPE FLATTS 64 PILKINGTONS PENSIONERS 72
Bob Louden and David Wright (21-9) won the game for the Pensioners.
(at Carcroft WMC)
MALTBY BOWLING CLUB 153 BENTLEY BOWLS CLUB A 110
Jonathan Sneddon (21-8) and Ross Meese (21-5) starred for Maltby.
The Hospital Cup final on Friday, August 8, will see the holders (and winners for the last 3 years) Maltby Bowling Club take on Westfield Park ‘A’, who will be attempting to lift the trophy for the first time – they have been three times finalists and three times runners-up.