Bowls league’s top two pick up maximums

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Highflying Eastenders and Holland Fen both claimed maximum points in the Boston Indoor Bowls League’s Orchard Podiatry Division One.

The Enders defeated Norprint as skips Matt Whyers and Jonathan West won 38-10 and 31-9.

Holland Fen beat Jolly Farmers with comfortable wins for Keith French (21-12) and Martin Tomlin (27-16).

Halfpints put in a good performance against IBC, Tracey Nunn (23-20) and Tina Reeson (23-13) claiming a 6-0 success.

A40 needed the breakdown service as Royal Mail demolished them with wins of 24-18 and 23-10 for skips Keith Thorlby and Alan Hill.

Carlton Road’s Les Feary (31-12) and Geoff Parker (24-15) earned a 6-0 win while Punchbowlers went down on both rinks with identical scorecards to Invaders’ skips Rod West and Scott Whyers, 21-14 on both rinks.

T&B Containers Division Two saw the top four all having tough games.

Leaders Patriarchs were the only one to pick up maximum points when matched against fourth-placed Poachers, skips Alan Bristow (22-10) and Colin Baxter (23-8) successful.

Second-placed Breakaways finished pointless as Parthians’ Keith Nix won well and Pete Bedford had a star performance from his lead Mary Cowham in their rink’s 27-14 victory.

Feathers, in third, were matched against the Golfers and picked up four points as Brian Simpson, Derek Hunn and Brian Sansam won 15-9.

The Crowns moved up the table, producing a good win against Central with Peter Copeland (23-14) and Colin Box (28-8) both victorious.

Boston Park picked up two much needed points from Amateurs.

Ron Thacker, Jack Taylor and Ken Cook won 20-12 but it was not good enough margin for the extra points as Amateurs’ Olive Fenner, Tony Nixon and Mick Greet replied 24-12.

In the Cammacks Divison Three, leaders Red 5 saw their closest rivals dropping points as they picked up all six from their game against Nomads, skips Howard Williams and Dave Fox with winning scorecards of 27-9 and 29-12.

Autos, in second, shared the rink points with U3 with the Autos skip Bernard Skelton winning the extra points.

Cosmos in third also shared the rink points, skip Jean Thompson wining the aggregate points for the Cosmos team.

Highflyers produced a surprised result, taking all the points from Sibsey.

Ian Atkin won 21-15 and Antony Tabor added a 32-11.

Vikings also produced a good result.

Matched against Fairways, the Loughrans, aided by John Stray, won 25-10 for the extra points.

Replying for Fairways, Carol Nundy was successful 18-16.

Shipmates fell on both rinks to Traders. Gordon Neal just hung on for a 17-13 win and Cyn Baker was successful 25-7.