JACKY Hearle and John Hines (St Lawrence Bowls Club), representing North Cambs at the EBF & EWBF National Indoor Finals at Newark, played brilliantly for three rounds to reach the final in the mixed pairs but came up against a very strong pair from North Essex.
Despite holding 2 and 3 shots on a number of occasions they lost.
North Cambs EBF President Paul Bennett commented: “It made my week watching Jacky and John play so well, they were a credit to the county.”
Mixed Pairs: 1st round J. Hearle, J. Hines v Cleveland won 22-17; 2nd round v Suffolk won 14-13 on an extra end. Semi-final v Notts won 20-15. Final v North Essex lost 15-17.
Other results, Mixed Rinks: S Quinney (sub. for I Edgely), L Carter, N Carter v Cleveland lost 17-19. Ladies Rinks: J. Hearle, A. Fairweather, L.Quibell v Suffolk lost 18-24. Men’s Rinks: S. Quinney, D Turner (sub. for I. Edgely), N. Carter v Norfolk lost 13-22.
Men’s Senior Singles: P. Porter v Lincs lost 15-22. Ladies Pairs: J. Warren, B. Reeve v Durham lost 12-26. Men’s Pairs: J. Hines, G. Semper v Humberside lost 14-20.
Ladies Singles: C. Wadlow v Durham lost 17-21.
Men’s Singles: R. Jackson v Northants lost 9-21. Ladies Senior Singles: J. Hearle v Suffolk lost 9-21. Men’s U/25 Singles: L. Stevenson v Cleveland lost 11-21.