Mason bowlers bow out of national event at final 32 stage

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Boston’s involvement in the national bowls team events have ended after the ladies’ Mason team lost against Lincoln B at the last 32 stage.

The away set of J. Sharp, M. Kisby, J. Smith and G. Grant scored a last-end single for a 17-16 win, but the home set of I. Reeson, S. Simpson-Shaw, D. Wilson-Rogers and J. Cammack dropped a count of three to lose 13-18, and the match 30-34.

It all looks doom and gloom for Swineshead as they now find themselves adrift at the bottom of the Orchard Podiatry Division One of the Boston Indoor Bowls League.

This week they lost 6-0 to IBC, their nearest rivals, thanks to a a 19-11 from M. Asplen and a close 13-11 from R. White.

Two nights later they lost 6-0 again, this time to Royal Mail (A. Hill 28-10, K. Sharp 22-10).

IBC lost their second fixture 4-2 to Half Pints, M. Asplen’s 18-15 bettered by S. Lawrence’s 26-8 reply.

A40 lost 6-0 to Jolly Farmers (J. Moore 22-19, J. Maury 21-18).

The top two both won 6-0, with Holland Fen beating Invaders (M. Tomlin 29-7, K. French 25-8) and Eastenders routing third-placed Carlton Road (A. Reeson 22-11, L. Reeson, P. Flatters and S. Reeson 35-2).

In the T&B Containers Division Two, Poachers beat The Crowns 4-2 as a 35-7 from E. Ulyatt beat the 23-10 reply from P. Copeland.

Norprint lost 6-0 to Patriarchs (A. Bristow 16-15, R. Woods 21-17) and Golfers lost 6-0 against Feathers (I. Smith 16-12, B. Sansam 20-16).

Punchbowlers drew 3-3 with Strollers, I. Drury’s 18-12 matched by M. Hippisley’s 17-11 reply.

Parthians managed two points against Amateurs, a 19-14 from K. Nix not matching M. Greet’s 17-9.

Boston Park moved off the bottom with a close 4-2 win over Breakaways, a 21-16 from A. Batchelor just one shot better than P. Richardson’s 17-13.

The Burtons have extended their lead to six points at the top of the Cammacks Division Three after a 4-2 win over Sibsey.

A 31-9 from C. Newham was met with a close 18-16 reply from A. Dunnett.

Vikings beat second-placed Central (R. Sawyer 21-20, P. Jacklin 14-12).

Hotspurs sit in third place after a good 6-0 win over fourth-placed Fairways (A. Hughes 27-12, D. Fox 26-4).

U3 earned their fourth win of the season with a 4-2 success over The Autos, a 19-13 from A. Jackson beating B. Skelton’s 19-16.

BBC beat Shipmates 5-1 in a close game with a 15-14 for T. Vere and a 15-15 between D. May and J. Balderson.

Traders scored a 6-0 win over High Flyers with wins of 21-16 for G. Neal and a close 16-15, scoring a count of three on the last end, for S. Coultan.