SUNDAY saw 40 of the area’s keenest crown green bowlers take part in the Westgate BC singles merit, with Dukes Park’s Andy Deighton emerging as a worthy winner.
In the quarter-finals, Deighton beat Whitby’s Kevin Gates 21-18, while David Lowe (Dukes Park) beat Hunmanby’s Phil Todd 21-17, Peter van de Gevel (Dukes Park) beat Eastfield’s Kevin Garside 21-14 and North Cliff’s Pat Germaine beat clubmate John Cooper 21-20.
At the semi-final stage Deighton beat Lowe 21-17 and van de Gevel beat Germaine 21-13, with Deighton going on to a 21-11 victory against van de Gevel in the final.
A consolation tea-and-biscuits competition attracted 19 early-round losers and in the quarter-finals Alan Landers (Whitby) beat Danny Cooper (North Cliff) 21-12, Alan Bambrook (Dukes Park) beat Tommy Donald (Westgate) 21-18, Mick Gates (Borough) beat Betty Wild (Hunmanby) 21-13 and Keith Gardam (Dukes Park) beat Barry Gosling (Borough) 21-16.
In the semi-finals, Landers beat Bambrook 21-10 while Gates beat Gardam 21-19. Landers powered to a 21-7 victory against Gates in the final.
On Sunday there will be a singles merit at Borough BC 9am start.