Kessingland are beaten in top of the table encounter

PUBLISHED: 05:04 11 August 2017

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Kessingland A, at home to Wrentham A, left their opponents half a point clear at the top of Benacre League Division One, with both teams left with one game to play.

A game in which Kessingland could of put the title out of Wrentham’s reach went down to the final bowl to giving Wrentham a 67-70 (2-5) victory.

Top block was Norman Wigg, Ken Porter with Angie Staniforth (27-19) while Terry Thacker, Chris Staniforth with Steve Cullabine (18-14) got the points for Kessingland.

In Division Two Kessingland B lost 62-89 (1-6) to Earsham, Jean Batley, Nora Rutherford with Barbara Taylor (23-13) being the top block.

In the Sunshine League Kessingland Blue lost to Gorlston Cons A 85-33 while Kessingland Red lost to Sparrows Nest Hawks 49-61.

In the Lowestoft League Kessingland A, at home to Sparrows Nest, won 61-48 (4.5-2.5, top block Margaret Barley, Paul Swain and Angie Staniforth 23-5).

Two games for Kensington Gardens Bowls Club both resulted in defeats.

In the Benacre League against Waveney after 10 ends the scores were level 32-32 but Waveney proved just the stronger over the second half of the game to win 70-65 (1-6). The Gardens’ point came from two drawn blocks, D Sculfor, A Anderson and M Roberts drawing 15-15 and M Beck, T Court and C Marshall 14-14.

In the Lowestoft and District League against Sparrows Nest away the Gardens were beaten 61-95 (2-5). D Crisp, H Bond and M Roberts won 21-12 and P McCloud and B Duncan, playing one player short, won 25-22, winning seven shots over the final two ends.

The BE Triples League match was called off due to bad weather.

In the Suffolk (BE) Triples B league, Lowestoft Railway played Waveney at home in their latest fixture.

Railway lost on three rinks and won the other. The overall match score was 59-68 which gave a points score of 1-6. The winning block for Railway was R Davis, T Harvey and B Earles who won 20-14.

Lowestoft Railway Gold team hosted Somerleyton in the latest fixture in the Sunshine League, Railway were winning all rinks at the half way mark but fell away to lose on all, 0-6 points 50-64 shots. Top rink for Railway was G and T Harvey, S Eriera (13-16).

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