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7/5/2015

OCC "A"  v  WEST WITNEY

City & County began their 2015 league season with a home tie against West Witney B.C. , and came away with a 82 - 78  (5-1) victory,in the end it turned out to be a close run thing.

Paul Comley's rink got off to a flyer picking up 6 shots on the second end, and extending that lead to 17 - 2 at 9 ends, then the wheels came off, Kevin Alder's side hit back with a vengeance picking up 20 shots over the remaining 10 ends to pick up their solitary point of the tie.

Alan Ley's rink also started well 21 - 9 at 15 ends,however Witney's Harry Williams put together a string of ends (1-3-1-3-2 ) to pull his rink within 3 shots at the end.

Mike Petersen's rink battled hard against the experienced Trevor Prew's  four, but Petersen trailing at half way picked 5 shots on the 12th end pulled them back into the game eventually winning their rink by 1 shot.

Chris Earl rink was another rink that got off to a great start 12-0 after only 4 ends, Paul Skidmore boys hit back with a (4 - 4) on the next two ends, Chris however managed to keep his nose in front picking up a single on the last end to win by one..

For more information on the Oxfordshire League, click on the Oxford Mail Bowls Reports link.

 

CITY & COUNTY "A" V WEST WITNEY
SKIP 5 10 15 18 21   21 18 15 10 5 SKIP
P.COMLEY 9 17 19 19 21 1 22 16 11 4 2 K.ALDER
A.LEY 7 13 21 21 22 2 19 16 9 6 1 H.WILLIAMS
M.PETERSEN 3 4 11 12 16 3 15 14 10 8 4 T.PREW
C.EARL 12 17 19 21 23 4 22 20 18 13 0 P.SKIDMORE
                         
TOTALS 31 51 70 73 82   78 66 48 31 7 TOTALS
POINTS         5   1         POINTS