BOWLS: Ayscoughfee in ton-derful show

From left - Joan Balding, Betty Deaton, Sylvia Wade, Maxine Coleman and Tracy Philpott.

From left - Joan Balding, Betty Deaton, Sylvia Wade, Maxine Coleman and Tracy Philpott.

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Awesome Ayscoughfee A enjoyed one of the biggest wins of the EBF Spalding and District League season so far after crushing Castle A 6-0.

The hosts, wedged firmly in the middle of Division One, produced a sensational display to amass 112 shots – some 71 more than their visitors.

A massive 33 of them were scored by T Gowing, M Bingham and C Warboys, while P Cherry, C Cherry and E Cherry won their rink 29-15.

At the top, Moulton Harrox A are 2.5 points clear having prevailed 4-2 at Whaplode Drove A. Their top scorers were M Stanley, C Jackson and K Grundy (21-11).

Second-placed Carter’s Park A were on the receiving end of a 5-1 beating at Royal Mail Cart.

The highlight of that match saw T Bowden, M Dolton and M Spencer bag a whopping 39-8 rink return.

In Division Two, Bourne Town A closed right in on leaders Holbeach USC A with a 4.5-1.5 triumph at Spalding Town B.

They bagged 96 shots in the process, with 31 of those comping from talented trio M Thompson, M Thorpe and S Hill.

Swineshead are also well placed in third after their 4-2 victory at Gosberton. Again one rink managed an incredible display, with E May, R Turner and W Richardson emphatic 32-13 winners.

Down in Division Three, Spalding Town C continued their upturn in form.

Having gone eight games without a win, they made it back-to-back successes with a 5.5-0.5 win over Royal Mail Cart B. They managed 99 shots, with 33 of them notched by D Crowder, K Foster and D Wright (33-5).

Long Sutton A were also on fine form, scoring 103 shots in a 5-1 victory at Castle B.

S Debella, J Surman and R Hayden (34-12) top scored.