Crompton bowls to double success in Axminster club finals

PUBLISHED: 09:19 14 September 2015 | UPDATED: 09:19 30 September 2015




Axminster Bowls Club held their 2015 Finals and there was some terrific bowling on display, writes David Harris.

Margaret Crompton bagged a double as she won the ladies singles 4-wood and 2-wood finals. Margaret was also runner-up in two other finals!

The men’s finals saw Andy Spiller defeat Brian Clark in the men’s singles 4-wood and again in the singles 2-wood. Spiller was also the runner-up in the men’s 101 competition, but he did bag a win in the pen Singles with victory over David Harris.

The full results were:

Ladies singles (4-wood); Margaret Crompton defeated Ann Clayton.

Men’s singles (4-wood); Andy Spiller defeated Brian Clark.

Ladies’ singles (2-wood); Margaret Crompton (winner) and Brenda Edwards (runner-up).

Men’s singles (2wood): Brian Clark (winner), Andy Spiller (runner-up).

Ladies’ 101: Ann Clayton (winner), Margaret Crompton (runner-up).

Men’s 101: Doug Looskan (winner), Andy Spiller (runner-up).

Open singles: Andy Spiller (winner), David Harris (runner-up).

Ladies pairs: Ann Clayton and Barbara Mowatt (winners), Phil White and Margaret Brown (runners-up).

Men’s pairs: David Harris and Bob Sherborne (winners), Steven Apsey and Tony Cable (runners-up).

Mixed pairs (4 Wood): Joan Quick and David Harris (winners), Ann Clayton and Steven Apsey (runners-up).

Mixed pairs (3 Wood): Ann Clayton and Steven Apsey (winners), Margaret Crompton añd David Harris (runners-up).

Non Winners Cup: Tony Cable (winner), James Windsor (runner-up).

In other action the final Over-60s League match of the season resulted in a 62-19 defeat to Phear Park.

A trip to Feniton saw Axminster beaten 96-57 with the best for the visitors being the rink of David Sloman, Joan Quick, David Harris, and Steven Apsey (19-14).

Last, but not least, a match at Severals turned out to be an exciting encounter that ended 67-66 with the top Axminster rink being the one of Joan Quick, John Hill, and Brian Clark (25-7).

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