Dromore gave Limavady a real battle in the first round of the IBA Senior Cup before going down 77-72 at Holm Park.
Billy Clinghan came up with the only Dromore win, but all the games were closely fought.
Houston’s win not enough
Ian Houston was the only Dromore B winner but it was not enough against Banbridge B, who won by 94-68 in the first round of the IBA Junior Cup at Holm Park.
Houston was level 8-8 at the tenth and 13-13 five ends later before gaining a seven shots win.
Down 3-13 at the tenth and 6-19 at 15 ends Ken Aiken lost by 21 shots.
At the tenth, Sammy Malcolmson was 12-13 down but 18-16 ahead at 15 ends before losing by six shots.
Down 8-10 at the tenth and 13-14 at 15 ends Alan Sudlow lost by six shots.
J. Clinghan, D. Cruikshanks, J. Black, K. Aiken 7, K. Tomlinson 28; W. J. Morgan, M. McDowell, W. Reid, S. Malcolmson 19, J. Hamilton 25; T. Ogle, J. Bell, C. Houston, I. Houston 24, R. Shortt 17; T. Sudlow, J. Kirk, L. Dickson, A. Sudlow 18, J. Morgan 24.
TOMORROW (SATURDAY), 2pm
DIVISION 1: Bangor v Dromore, Divis v Lisnagarvey.
DIVISION 4: Lisnagarvey B v Cloughey, Finaghy v Newcastle.
DIVISION 5: Dromore B v Newry, Lagan Valley v BETS.
DIVISION 2: Hilden v Salisbury.
DIVISION 4: Ards B v Malone.
DIVISION 5: Comber B v Hilden B.