ST Mark’s edged home by three shots against Rock and they took five points in Section B of the Ulster Star Indoor Bowling League.
At the fourth P. Connelly was 4-1 ahead, but David Moore lifted a five and was 7-5 up at seven ends. Rock added a single but St Mark’s finished with a single to win by two shots.
Michael Reid started with a double but Ivan Robinson lifted two threes to lead 11-2 at the sixth. Rock pulled back a double and a single but St Mark’s finished with another three to win by nine shots.
Four at the third gave Frank Cunningham a 5-1 lead and after Karen Ellison lifted a double Rock lifted another four at the fifth and went on to win by seven shots.
At the fourth B. McKeown was 4-2 ahead and after Viv Wigton lifted three singles St Mark’s were 5-4 up at the seventh. Rock added a three and a last end single still left St Mark’s a shot down.
I. Moore, V. Patton, N. Martin, D. Moore 8, E. McCrory, E. Kane, K. Diamond, P. Connelly 6; S. McDowell, C. Walker, J. Ellison, I. Robinson 14, I. Hart, S. Cushnahan, P. Cushnahan, M. Reid 5; J. Adair, C. McDowell, S. Dugan, K. Ellison 5, T. Cushnahan, S. Cushnahan, T. Cushnahan, F. Cunningham 12; A. Walker, L. Scott, A. Wigton, V. Wigton 6, M. Hart, C. Hart, H. Hart, B. McKeown 7.
M. Hart, C. Hart, H. Hart, B. McKeown 4, A. Harron, A. Miskelly, J. Harron, C. Montgomery 10; T. Cushnahan, I. Hart, P. Cushnahan, F. Cunningham 7, M. Murray, A. Carlisle, J. Freeborn, J. McMullan 8; J. Burns, J. Cushnahan, M. Reid, T. Cushnahan 9, D. Miskelly, B. Greenan, J. Jordan, H. McMullan 7; E. McGarry, R. Kane, K. Diamond, P. Connelly 9, J. Montgomery, C. Finlay, R. Montgomery, C. McConnell 6.