September 26th, 2016

Highs and lows for Alcester crown green bowlers

ALCESTER A continued their winning form by beating Woodbourne B on their own green in the South West Birmingham Over 60s League.

Alcester had five winners out of six – Margaret D’Elia with a superb 21-2, Jean Bannister 21-5, Renny Bannister 21-8, David Whittington 21-15 and John Slater 21-20.

The B team did not cope so well at home to Woodlands, losing by 24 shots and only producing one winner – Christine Anderson 21-7.

In the Yardley Wood League the A team suffered defeat to leaders Hall Green A and had only one winning card – Dave Hovell 21-16.

Thursday night in the Heart of England league saw the A team produce their best performance of the season so far as they enjoyed a resounding victory against top of the league RSJC A, having six winners to the visitors’ two.

Renny Bannister and Ken Harvey won 21-12, John Alderson 21-13, Peter Barber 21-17, Jean Bannister 21-18 and John Slater 21-20.

The B team had a heavy defeat at the tricky Ye Olde Knowle green and only achieved one winning game – Red Masterson 21-20.

Friday in the Heart of England over 60s league saw the A team lose to Black Horse A, only producing one winning card – David Whittington with a superb 21-6 performance.

The B team in this league were at home to Henley B and saw winning cards in all but one of their games, as Red Masterson and Christine Anderson won 21-13 and Cedric Robertshaw 21-14.

Tricia Barry, who having broken her wrist at the beginning of the season has learned to play left-handed, had a superb 21-15 win and Susan Attwater triumphed 21-14.

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