SHANKLIN BOWLING CLUB FINALS DAY Sunday August 27th 2017
In the Men’s 2 Wood Singles, Keith Beckett overcame a strong challenge from Paul Turner gaining one shot on the last end to win 16-15.
The Men’s Handicap was also a close match with Jack Berry, who had to give his opponent two shots eventually beating Alan Bell 24-18.
In the Men’s 100 Up Graham Thomas was unable to retain his title going down 100-90 to Bryn Kettlety.
The Eddie Cooper pairs was however won again by Chris & Cherie Earle when they defeated Graham Thomas & Carol Nixon 22-13.
The Open Pairs was won by Phil Brooks who partnered John Wilkins in a resounding victory 26-8 against Keith Beckett & Steve Gallop.
The Ladies Pairs was a much closer affair with Joyce Wilson & Betty Harris coming back from 11-0 down to beat Joan Roberts & Carol Jones 26-11.
Carol Nixon made up for her earlier defeat to beat Di English in the Ladies 100 Up 100-84 after being well down after ten ends.
Carol Jones who had lost earlier in the day in the Ladies Pairs was always in front in the Ladies 2 Wood Singles eventually winning 16-11 against June James with two ends to spare.
The highlight of the day however was the the Ladies Championship Singles Final which gave the spectators some exciting moments in their 29 ends thriller. In the end Jennie Morgan came through to beat Joyce Wilson 21-19 in a match lasting exactly three hours. Bryan Ayres
Men’s 2 Wood Singles Paul Turner & Keith Beckett
Men’s 100 Up Singles Bryn Kettlety & Graham Thomas
Men’s Handicap Singles Jack Berry & Alan Bell
Eddie Cooper Pairs Cherie Earle & Chris Earle Carol Nixon & Graham Thomas
Open Pairs Phil Brooks & John Wilkins
Ladies Pairs Joyce Wilson & Betty Harris Joan Roberts & Carol Jones
Ladies 100 Up Singles Carol Nixon & Di English
Ladies 2 Wood Singles Carol Jones & June James
Ladies Championship Singles Joyce Wilson & Jennie Morgan