Webster lifts championship

Nathan Webster beat Andy Webb in the final.
Nathan Webster beat Andy Webb in the final.
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Smirthwaite bowler Nathan Webster claimed the gents individual title and Glasshoughton’s Lisa Thompson won the ladies title at Castleford and District Crown Green Bowling Associations singles tournaments at Featherstone Bowling Club on Sunday.

Both Nathan and Lisa took commanding leads in their respective finals, Nathan against Andy Webb and Lisa against Karen Portman. They both got to within one point of victory with leads of 20-8 before both lost their jacks.

Andy managed to pull back to 20-15 before Nathan finished the game to take the gents title,

Karen pulled back to 20-15 before Lisa secured the winning point for the ladies title.

Lisa’s father Stuart lost to Nathan in a very close semi final 21-18.

Andy overcame fellow club member Mark Brain 21-19 in another close call.

In the ladies semi finals, Lisa defeated Sheila Proberts 21-16 16 and Karen beat Amanda Hagen 21-18.

RESULTS: Gents (quarterfinals) Ryan Lloyd 11, A Webb 21; I Lewis 15, M Brain 21; NWebster 21, R Owen 9; S Thompson 21, P Whipp 14. Semi-finals: A Webb 21, M Brain 19; N Webster 21, S Thompson 18. Final: N Webster 21, A Webb 15. Ladies (quarterfinals): S Proberts 21, N Eustace 20; P Walton 12, L Thompson 21; K Portman 21, M Chambers 10; A Hagen 21, V Bradshaw 15. Semi-finals: S Proberts 16, L Thompson 21; K Portman 21, A Hagen 18. Final: L Thompson 21, K Portman13.