The Benitachell Bowls Club Open Championships started Monday 20th April with 8 days of top class bowling finishing on Monday 27th April.
BBC Open Final Results
OUR TOP PICTURE SHOWS ALL THE WINNERS OF THE BBC OPEN FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BOB COCKELL (MEN´S SINGLES), TERRY WALSH (TRIPLES), MARY CUMMINGS (LADIES SINGLES), JAN EDMONDSON (TELITEC), CAROL WALSH & WENDY SYMONDS (TRIPLES), DAVE ROBERTS AND IRENE POSKET (MIXED PAIRS)
The Triples Final between Benitachell and Jávea Green saw the BBC team of Wendy Symonds, Carol and Terry Walsh take an early lead 6 - 3 against Gail Chick, Alan Phillips and Derek Eldon, after 5 ends and only lost 2 ends over the next 9 to win the trophy and the prize money
The Mixed Pairs Final of Wendy Symonds (BBC) and John North (Albir) were all level on 5 shots each after 7 ends with Irene Posket and Dave Roberts (BBC). Irene and Dave then won the next 4 ends to lead 12 – 5 only to see Wendy and John hit back with a 4 to trail 9 – 12. Both teams scored 4 shots each over the next 6 ends to leave Irene and Dave the winners.
The Ladies Singles was contested by Mary Cummings (Finca Guila) and Yvonne Browne (BBC) with Mary taking an early lead after 7 ends leading 8 – 2. Another 5 shots against 3 saw the score 12 – 5 after 12 ends only to see Yvonne come back with two 3s and a single to trail by just one shot. Mary scored a 2 – 4 – 2 to close the match and take the title.
Men’s Singles saw Bob Cockell (BBC) take a 5 shot lead before Tony Nichols (Jávea Green) come back with seven shots over the next three ends. This see-saw game had Bob also picking up 7 shots without reply, but Tony again picked up a 3 and a 1 to trail 11 – 12. The game continued for another 9 ends with Tony collecting 5 shots against Bob’s 9 and the Title.
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