Ballinderry ease into final

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Ballinderry 47 Priesthill 24

Ballinderry had an easier than expected passage into the final of the Lisburn Zone Cup when they beat Priesthill by 23 shots on Friday night.

A couple of weeks back Priesthill had given Ballinderry’s League title hopes a jolt when they won 5-2, but it was much different this time.

It was 3-3 at the fourth, but two threes helped Ian Ferguson to a 10-4 lead at eight ends. Gordon Stubbs finished with one, two but still lost by three shots.

Eddie Marsden started with one, three, three, but Sid Heazleyrecorded a three to pull back to 5-8 with two ends left. Ballinderry finished with one, four to win by eight shots and their interval lead was five shots.

Ahead 6-1 at the fourth Paul Reid added three and four to lead 13-2 at the seventh. Roy Kennedy added one, two but Ballinderry finished with a single to win by nine shots.

Raymond Stubbs started with three and was 8-0 up at the fourth. B. Martin came back to 8-4 at the seventh but Ballinderry finished with a three to win by nine shots.

D. Brownlie, L. Graham, K. Morrison, G. Stubbs 7, A. Millen, N. Girvan, A. Mulligan, I. Ferguson 10; J. Marsden, L. Murray, S. Cavan, E. Marsden 13, R. Mackin, M. McCammick, D. Lee, S. Heazley 5; A. Morrison, D. Peden, S. McSorley, P. Reid 14, M. Wright, C. Lyons, D. Totten, R. Kennedy 5; R. McKinstry, J. McKinstry, N. Marsden, R. Stubbs 13, G. Law, Robby Kennedy, P. Melville, B. Martin 4.