Valley get two away points against First Ballymacarrett

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First Ballymacarrett 81 (5) Lagan Valley 67 (2)

Lagan Valley picked up two away points against First Ballymacarrett in NIBA Division 5 when they lost by 14 shots.

Down 1-18 at the tenth George Murdoch came back to 7-20 at 15 ends but lost by 18 shots.

Down 8-10 at the tenth and 10-16 at 15 ends Jeff Fawcus lost by 11 shots.

At the tenth Jim Spence was 8-12 down and 13-17 at 15 ends but Valley won the last five ends to snatch a single shot win.

Ahead 10-7 at the tenth and having added 13 shots without reply over the next five ends Jim Kinkead won by 14 shots.

D. Cameron 27, R. Joseph, B. Lemon, W. Benson, G. Murdoch 9; S. McCracken 24, J. Elliott, E. Watters, M. Blair, J. Fawcus 13; G. Scott 18, A. Jennings, P. Gaffney, M. Hanna, J. Spence 19; J. Worlock 12, J. Parkinson, W. McAllister, J. Houston, J. Kinkead 26.

Finaghy pick up two points away

North Down 88 (5)

Finaghy 79 (2)

Finaghy were probably happy enough to return from North Down with two points from a nine shots defeat away to North Down in NIBA Division 4.

Randal Megrath and Eric Ashton had very similar wins with Megrath getting home by eight shots and Ashton by nine.

But, defeats for John Cairnduff and Trevor Flack gave the home team the win.

S. Bewley 19, J. Lendrum, J. Curry, J. Campbell, R. Megrath 27; S. McWilliams 30, T. Brown, E. Rice, H. Morrison, J. Cairnduff 13; P. McMeekin 18, S. Campbell, H. Wilmont, G. Hall, E. Ashton 27; A. Bailie 21, W. Taylor, J. Moore, G. Stubbs, T. Flack 12.

Malone fall by 21 shots

Falls B 80 (5.5)

Malone 59 (1.5)

Malone did well to return rom Falls B with 1.5 points from an 11 shots defeat in Private Greens Division 4.

Frazer Thompson chalked up another win - by ten shots - and Terry Monro held on to get a share of the spoils.

David Nelson only went down by three shots but Irwin McKay only managed to get two shots.

H. Sargeant 11, F. Thompson 21; P. McCrory 20, D. Nelson 17; R. Gilbert 19, T. Monro 19; P. Sloane 30, I. McKay 2.