Allerton Bywater duo win pairs tournament

Ted Parker and Paul Baddeley won Castleford Veterans Bowling Association's pairs competition.
Ted Parker and Paul Baddeley won Castleford Veterans Bowling Association's pairs competition.

HOME Bowlers Ted Parker and Paul Baddeley won Castleford Veterans Bowling Association’s pairs competition at Allerton Bywater.

They defied their points handicap all day to defeat a succession of strong opponents.

They beat Alan Walstow and partner David White before achieving a 21-10 quarter-final win over Alan Box and Geoff Robinson.

In the semi-finals, Parker and Baddeley overcame Ray Brown and Ronnie Willett 21-14.

Lyn Dye and Dennis Dobson had bowled well all day but they were no match in the final for Parker and Baddeley who won 21-10.

Dye and Dobson defeated Val Bradshaw and John Tope in the quarters and John Lynch and Albert Wilson 21-7 in the semis.

Savile Park are the early-season leaders in Castleford and District Crown Green Bowling Association’s Evening League Division One with five victories from their first six matches.

Hawhill Park’s A and B teams are the top two iteams n Division Two.

Glasshoughton have five wins from five matches in the pairs league.

Latest league placings:

EVENING LEAGUE

Division 1: Savile Park A played 6, won 5, points 888; Valley Gardens A 6-2-828; Pontefract A 6-3-804; Glasshoughton A 5-5-797; Ferrybridge A 6-1-781; Smirthwaite A 5-5-724; Pontefract B 5-2-667; Allerton Bywater A 5-2-644; Castleford Town 4-4-614; Glasshoughton B 5-0-544; Smirthwaite B 5-0-519.

Division 2: Hawhill Park A 5-5-785; Hawhill Park B 6-3-779; Ferrybridge B 6-2-740; Fryston 5-4-736; Pontefract C 5-2-654; Queens Park B 5-3-640; Savile Park B 6-1-634; Allerton Bywater B 5-2-628; Townville 4-2-571; Featherstone 4-2-530; Valley Gardens B 3-0-322.

PAIRS LEAGUE

Glasshoughton 5-5-411; Hawhill Park 6- 3-391; Townville 5-4-369; Methley 6-1-355; Featherstone 5-3-354; Valley Ridge 6-1-352; Queens Park 5-2-328; Allerton Bywater 4-4-307; Kippax 4-1-244; Ferrybridge 3-3-235; Valley Gardens 5-0-223.

SATURDAY LEAGUE

Division 1: Ferrybridge A 2-2-314; Glasshoughton 2-2-312; Pontefract A 2-1-291; Savile Park 2-1-271; Castleford Town 2-1-264; Fryston 2-1-260; Allerton Bywater 2-0-248; Smirthwaite 2-0-213.

Division 2: Pontefract B 4-3-606; Ferrybridge B 4-4-579; Townville 4-1-541; Featherstone 4-2- 525; Valley Gardens (Pontefract)4-0-450.

VETERANS LEAGUE

Premier: Valley Ridge A 5-4-560; Ferrybridge A 5-4-553; Rothwell BC A 5-3-551; Pontefract A 5-2-535; Smirthwaite A 5-4-528; Cas Town A 5-2-524; Colton A 5-2-481; Garforth CC A 5-2-478; Garforth Rec A 5-1-477; Glasshoughton A 5-2-465; Queens Park A 4-3-410; Tadcaster 4-0-390.

Section A: Townville 5-3-532; Cas Town B 5-3-522; Hawhill Park A 5-2-503; Aberford A 5-1-472; Magnet Sports 4-2-449; Woodlesford A 4-4-441; Allerton 4-2-419; Savile Park A 4-2-413; Pontefract B 4-2-400; Sherburn A 4-2-400; Kippax 4-1-321.

Section B: Swillington A 5-4-607; Glasshoughton B 5-5-565; Smirthwaite B 5-1-512; Featherstone 5-2-456; Ferrybridge B 5-3-450; Rothwell Park A 4-3-447; Colton B 5-1-421; Valley Gardens A 4-2-418; Manston Park 4-2-409; Methley 4-1-365; Rothwell Park B 4-0-355.

Section C: Garforth Rec B 5-4-572; Rothwell BC B 5-5-561; Garforth CC B 5-3-554; Sherburn B 5-3-542; Queens Park B 5-3-533; Valley Ridge B 5-1-512; Savile Park B 5-3-498; Hawhill Park B 5-2-493; Swillington B 5-2-484; Woodlesford B 5-2-467; Aberford B 5-2-459; Valley Gardens B 5-0-361.

LADIES

Division 1: Pontefract 4-1-427; Ossett Flying Horse 3-3-340; Castleford Town 3-2-330; Methley 3-0-267; Garforth Rec 3-1-231.