EBA BOWLS: New leaders as perfect ten sends Moulton to summit

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MOULTON Harrox are the new leaders in EBA Section Four (Spalding area) Club Championship Group A after a whitewash win over the basement boys.

They scored a perfect ten against Holbeach USC A to jump to the top, making it six wins from nine games in the process.

All three of their rinks scored well, but it was the quartet of M Stokes, M Dennis, K Grundy and skip D Adcock who top scored with a 29-5 win.

Ayscoughfee are also up one to second after their narrow 6-4 success over lowly Royal Mail Cart A.

The high-fliers took two rink wins, but a hefty 25-13 return from Mail Cart foursome G Walkley, M Dolton, A Radford and M Spencer levelled up the aggregate scores at 55-55.

Castle were the big winners in Group B, as they crushed title hopefuls Bourne 10-0.

It was pretty comprehensive on all rinks, with 25 shots scored by D Marriott, P Lane, T Mackie and P Godding. The defeat cost Bourne the chance of taking over at the top.

Elsewhere, struggling Royal Mail Cart B lost their basement battle with Spalding Town B 8-2.

Town are now ten points clear of the foot, with a 19-7 victory from T Nicholls, P Grimmett, C Stagles and R White the highlight.

It’s as you were at the top of Triples A, as leaders Goodfellowship picked up a 6-4 win over Carter’s Park B.

The Fosdyke side lost on two of the three rinks, but a vital 27-6 triumph from the sizzling trio of D Rate, D Allen and M Rate turned the tables and delivered an aggregate win.

Results: Group A: Moulton Harrox 10 Holbeach USC A 0 (77-22); Donington 2 Consti 8 (41-49); Royal Mail Cart A 4 Ayscoughfee A 6 (55-55).

Group B: Castle 10 Bourne 0 Town (66-45); Royal Mail Cart B 2 Spalding Town B 8 (36-53); Billingborough 6 Deepings 4 (55-46).

Triples A: Carter’s Park A 8 Consti A 2 (52-37); Moulton Harrox 2 Billingborough 8 (50-62); Goodfellowship 6 Carter’s Park B 4 (60-48); Spalding Town A 6 Long Sutton 4 (60-46).

Triples B: Spalding Town 0 Royal Mail Cart 10 (37-72); Ayscoughfee 2 Moulton Harrox B 8 (45-50); Holbeach USC 2 Gosberton 8 (50-64).