Hilden B collapse to defeat

Watching the action during the match between Hilden B and Belmont D, at Hilden Bowling Club. US1531-534cd  Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Watching the action during the match between Hilden B and Belmont D, at Hilden Bowling Club. US1531-534cd Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Hilden B 65 (1) Belmont D 93 (6)

Hilden B appeared to be heading for victory when ten shots up at 15 ends but they collapsed to a 28 shots defeat at home to Belmont D in Private Greens Division 5 on Saturday.

A four helped Max McClean to an 8-5 lead at the tenth and 11-9 at 15 ends but Hilden fell to a nine shots defeat.

A four and a five enabled Drew Harron to lead 13-7 at the tenth and a four gave Hilden a 20-10 advantage at 15 ends and they went on to win by nine shots.

Despite lifting two threes hugh Murray was 8-11 down at the tenth and 10-19 at 15 ends before losing by 14 shots.

Two threes enabled Robin Campbell to lead 12-5 at the tenth but it was 13-13 at 14 ends and Belmont went on to win by 14 shots.

B. Greenan, N. Falvey, J. Jordan, M. McClean 11, B. Murs 20; A. Harron, M. Langston, M. Reid, D. Harron 25, J. Budde 16; B. Garrett, L. Finlay, C. Morrison, H. Murray 14, A. Ross 28; E. Finlay, I. Harrison, N. Mawhinney, R. Campbell 15, B. Thompson 29.

Hilden B 49 (0.5) Ewarts B 64 (6.5)

Hilden B probably deserved more than half-a-point at home to Ewarts B in Private Greens Division 5 on Tuesday night.

Max McClean got the half-point but he was lying five at the last end only to lose the shot.

Hugh Murray was also lying game at the last bowl but lost by four shots.

Drew Harron only lost by two shots but Robin Campbell went down by nine shots.

A. Miskelly, J. Jennings, J. Jordan, M. McCl;ean 17, T. Holland 17; B. Garrett, L. Finlay, N. Mawhinney, H. Murray 12, A. Parker 16; E. Finlay, I. Harrison, M. Reid, R. Campbell 8, R. Carlton 17; A. Harron, M. Langston, B. Greenan, D. Harron 12, D. Lavery 14.