Evans defeats Hackwood to land Honiton Bowling Club Kitty Ladies’ singles title

PUBLISHED: 16:16 02 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:17 02 April 2013

Phyllis Milner and Sue Evans (winners) and Sally Spreadbury and Pat Whitworth (runners up) who contested the ladies pairs final.

Phyllis Milner and Sue Evans (winners) and Sally Spreadbury and Pat Whitworth (runners up) who contested the ladies pairs final.


Honiton Bowling club held it’s indoor finals for the past season last week, writes Roger Binmore.

The Kitty Ladies’ singles final saw Sue Evans defeat Pearl Hackwood 23-16 whilst in the Giggs Men’s singles final Trevor Pipe was a 23-15 winner against Liam Crawford.

The Mees Men’s pairs final saw Liam Crawford and Phil Spreadbury defeat Steve Coles and Cyril Dann 20-16.

The Westbrook 2-wood pairs was won by Isaac Daniels and Trevor Pipe with a 23-12 triumph over Ken Underdown and Terry House. In the Harris Ladies’ singles it was Dulcie Broughton who claimed the title with a 23-15 win over Tracey Crawford whilst the Davies mixed pairs went the way of Sally and Phil Spreadbury, 19-11 victors over Yvonne Rayner and Trevor Pipe.

The Pipe Open singles was won by Terry House as he defeated Liam Crawford 23-19.

In the Nex singles there was success for Liam Crawford,a 23-9 winner over David Evans and in the Head 2-wood singles Terry House won with a 16-4 defeat of Keiran Daniels.

In the Ladies’ pairs there was a very close encounter with Phyllis Milner and Sue Evans edging a thriller 19-18 against Pat Whitworth and Sally Spreadbury.

The Captain’s Cup was won by the trio of Corrine Galinski, Yvonne Rayner and Brenda Harris, as they defeated David Tooley, Ken Morfey and Malcombe Seabourne 22-15.

The Chris Binmore Memorial Trophy was a very close affair, won by Jimmy Smith 21-20 against Hanna Morfey.

Congratulations to all those who took part in all these closely fought contests. It worth noting the number of young members that took part.

Liam Crawford (played in four finals) aged 15, Keiran Daniels (1) aged 18, Jimmy Smith (1) aged 15, Hannah Morfey (1) aged 19 and last, but by no means Isaac Daniels (1) aged 11, who did more than his share in winning his game.

It is also worth a mention about the considerable support given to club by those who play in the numerous friendlies the club play.

There were a couple of friendly matches played in the weeks leading up to the club finals.

In a meeting with Dunkeswell there was a 23-7 win for A Connett, B Mackintosh and A Fuller, a 12-11 success for R Taylor, H Riley and B Harris, a 24-6 triumph for E Dommett, K Clarke and G Dommett and a 24-15 victory for M Uniake, K Underdown and T Cox.

In a meeting with the Vice Presidents Association, I McKenzie, G Sanders, D Evans and A Fuller lost 18-17 whilst B Mackintosh, P Clarke, K Parsons and K Clarke drew 16-all.

There were two wins though with D Hillyear, F Dart, M Smith and K Morfey winning 26-20 and D Tooley, T House, D Roberts and C James landing a 19-17 victory.

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