Great start gives Queens Park pair vital edge in final

Veterans pairs competition winners David White (left) and Alan Walstow.
Veterans pairs competition winners David White (left) and Alan Walstow.

Queens Park bowlers Alan Walstow and David White won Castleford Veterans Bowling Association’s pairs competition at Allerton Bywater BC by defeating home bowlers Ted Parker and Paul Baddeley in the final.

Alan and David won the first five points before Ted and Paul got on the scoreboard.

After that, the Allerton duo were always playing catch up. They never got in front and Alan and David emerged 21-15 winners.

RESULTS - Quarterfinals: E Parker/P Baddeley 21, K Thomas/M Boyes 14; K Jones/D Ellis 21, R Brown/R Willett 20; G Robinson/A Box 13, D Aitken/B Kirkbride 21; F Agar/H Boulton 18, 21 AWalstow/D White 21; Semi-finals: E Parker/P Baddeley 21, K Jones/D Ellis 18; D Aitken/B Kirkbride 11, A Walstow/D White 21; Final: A Walstow/D White 21, E Parker/P Baddeley 15.

Glasshoughton pair Stuart Thompson and Rob Lloyd won their second title this season by beating Savile Park’s Karen Portman and Peter Whipp 21-10 in the final of Castleford and District Crown Green Bowling Association’s cancer pairstrophy final at Ferrybridge BC on Sunday.

Stuart and Rob were never really challenged and sailed through the tournament.

They beat father and son David and Josh Thomas 21- 4 in the quarterfinals and Amanda Hagen and June Johnson 21-5 in the semi-finals.

Karen and Peter beat Michael Lee and Kara Butterfield 21-13 in the quarters and Sam Waite and Ellis Owen 21 -12 in the semis.

RESULTS - Quarterfinals: R Lloyd/S Thompson 21, D and J Thomas 4; A Hagen/J Johnson 21, S Portman/Ryan Lloyd 13; K Smith/C Lynch 14, S Waite/E Owen 21; K Portman/P Whipp 21, M Lee/K Butterfield 13; Semi-finals: R Lloyd/S Thompson 21, A Hagen/J Johnson 5; S Waite/E Owen 12, K Portman/P Whipp 21. Final: R LLoyd/ S Thompson 21, K Portman/P Whipp 10.

Latest placings:

EVENING LEAGUE

Division 1: Ferrybridge A played 6, won 4, points 855; Castleford Town 6-5-844; Glasshoughton A 6-5-843; Pontefract A 6-2-843; Allerton Bywater A 6-2-817; Queens Park A 6-2-799; Pontefract B 6-2-793; Smirthwaite A 5-5-784; Valley Gardens A 6-2-759; Hawhill Park A 6-2-723; Savile Park A 5-3-717; Townville 6-1-694.

Division 2: Allerton Bywater B 6-4-836; Featherstone 6-3-809; Ferrybridge B 6-1-774; Pontefract C 6-2-744; Fryston 5-5-702; Smirthwaite B 5-4-693; Glasshoughton B 5-2-688; Queens Park B 5-3-686; Savile Park B 6-2-641; Valley Gardens B 5-1-623; Hawhill Park B 5-2-586.

PAIRS LEAGUE

Glasshoughton 7-5-525; Valley Ridge 7-4-519; Allerton Bywater 6-6-476; Featherstone 6-5-427; Ferrybridge 6-2-401; Townville 6-4- 91; Queens Park 6-2-381; Methley 6-2-344; Kippax 6-2-333; Valley Gardens 6-1-333; Hawhill Park 6-0-285.

SATURDAY LEAGUE

Division 1: Glasshoughton 7-7-1102; Ferrybridge 8-2-1079; Castleford Tn 7-5-1017; Fryston 7-4-950; Smirthwaite 7-2-921; Valley Gardens 7-2-886; Pontefract A 6-4-839; Savile Pk 6- 3- 814; Hawhill Pk 7-0-787; Allerton Bywater 5-5-714; Featherstone 5-2-629; Pontefract B 5-2-613; Townville 5-2-603.

VETERANS LEAGUE

Premier: Garforth CC A 6-4-661; Queens Pk A 6-4-632; Smirthwaite A 6-4-627; Glasshoughton A 6-2-609; Cas Town A 6-2-601; Rothwell BC A 5-4-574; Pontefract A 5-3-535; Garforth Rec A 5-4-497; Allerton 5-2-475; Valley Ridge A 5-1-473; Townville 5-0-420.

Section A: Savile Pk A 4-4-450; Colton A 4-2-439; Ferrybridge A 4-2-416; Kippax 4-2-413; Swillington A 4-2-400; Hawhill Pk A 4-2-395; Pontefract B 4-1-386; Sherburn A 4-1-381; Cas Town B 4-3-374; Glasshoughton B 4-1-374.

Section B: Woodlesford A 4-3-456; Aberford A 4-3-447; Rothwell Pk B 4-3-415; Rothwell Pk A 4-2-414; Rothwell BC B 4-2-408; Featherstone 4-1-407; Valley Gardens A 4-1-406; Queens Pk B 4-2-383; Colton B 4-2-382; Methley 4-1-376.

Section C: Sherburn B 6-4-634; Smirthwaite B 6-4-634; Swillington B 6-3-616; Ferrybridge B 6-3-615; Woodlesford B 6-4-604; Hawhill Pk B 6-3-603; Garforth CC B 6-2-594; Aberford B 6-4-591; Valley Ridge B 6-2-568; Savile Pk B 6-1-531; Garforth Rec B 5-3-522; Valley Gardens B 5-2-482.

LADIES

Division 1: Pontefract 6-3-617; Ossett Flying Horse 5-5-603; Garforth Rec 6-4-575; Queens Park 5-2-469; Methley 5-0-450; Wakefield 5-1-406.