Two wood divisions begin in Boston and District Bowls League

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THe two wood divisions of the Boston and District Bowls Leagues got underway this week, with wins in Division One for Woodhall Town, 87-76 at home to Kirton, Burton House A, 87-55 at Boston West End, and a close match between Bicker and Sleaford Road, with Bicker coming out on top 72-67, although the points were shared 6-6.

In Division Two, Sibsey began their campaign with an away win 77-66 at Forbes Road, securing 10 of the 12 points.

Meanwhile, there was a very close result between Jubillee Park and Wigtoft, with Wigtoft winning 78-74 and also securing eight of the 12 points.

In the three wood sections, Division One’s biggest margin of the week was the 77-42 win for Boston Bowls Club at home to Forbes Road.

Boston secured 10 of the available 12 points.

Burton House A also ran out convincing winners by 81-52 at home to Boston West End B with K. Porter, C. Box and G. Porter getting 31 shots in their match.

Burton House were awarded eight of the 12 points.

Sibsey ran out 77-52 winners in their home fixture against Kirton and, finally, there was a closer match as Castle beat Wigtoft 63-56.

In Division Two, Woodhall Spa B ran out winners 77-58 in their away fixture at Sibsey B and gained 11 of the 12 points.

Boston West End also secured an away win, 79-50 away at Swineshead, enough for 12 points.

The three wood nine player league saw an emphatic win for Billinghay, 79-30 at home to Forbes Road, with all three triples gaining in excess of 25 shots.

Billinghay also won all 10 available points.

Billinghay also played Freiston B, but on this occasion they were on the losing side 36-62.

The closest match of the week saw Boston Park narrowly beat Kirton 47-45.

Boston Park secured seven of the 10 points.

In the Shipstones Cup’s first round, Goodfellowship ran out winners of their first cup fixture 73-37 against Sibsey.