Whitehead wins George Hawkins over 60’s singles

Caroline Whitehead Wins at North Ramsey Bowling Club.

The George Hawkins Memorial Trophy Over 60’s competition was played in cloudy conditions to start with but finished in beautiful warm sunshine . Entry numbers were high with 40 bowlers taking part and also a good number of supporters.

The prelims and opening rounds had some exciting games with lots of them ending 21/19 .

The quarter finals had 4 close games. Brian Lindsey beat Steve Parker 21/18.Ray Skelly beat Andy Kennish21/17. Caroline Whitehead beat Janet Monk 21/15 and Brian Colquitt beat Dave McCabe21/18.

The semi-final between Brian Lindsay and Ray Skelly saw Brian pull ahead with four 2’s on four consecutive ends but Ray fought back and only just lost out 21/18. In the other semi Caroline and Brian Colquitt were nip and tuck from the start but Caroline surged ahead ,after they were 15 across, to finish the game 21/16.

In the final Caroline controlled the game from the start leaving Brian playing catch up throughout but Brian Lindsey is not one for giving up and fought back valiantly from being 12/19 down to finish the game on 15 points giving Caroline the win.

The trophies were presented by George Hawkins daughters and thanks were given by the club to Beryl Hawkins for her sponsorship and generous prize money. Caroline Whiteheadthanked everyone involved in making the competition such a success especially North Ramsey Bowling Club and helpers.