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Levens A retain Rothay Bowling title despite defeat
LEVENS A won the Rothay Bowling League for the second year running despite a 6-4 defeat to Leven Valley B.
Staveley A only managed to beat Crosthwaite 6-4 which meant Levens A got their title back.
The Staveley A team took the runners-up spot, and Coniston A finished in third place.
In Division Two, Coniston B confirmed their status as the worthy champions with a powerful display at Burneside B, winning 8-2 and at the same time subjecting the home side to the wooden spoon for this season.
The struggle for the other promotion place was resolved when Hawkshead A produced a 10-0 victory at home against Lower Holker B which the other contenders were unable to match, so they finished as runners-up.
Results Division One: Levens B 8, Ambleside A 2; Leven Valley B 6, Levens A 4; Coniston A 5, Burneside A 5; Crosthwaite 4, Staveley A 6; Lower Holker A 7, Bowness A 3; Windermere 7, Lindale 3.
Division Two: Hawkshead A 10, Lower Holker B 0; Bowness B 8, Hawkshead B 2; Staveley B 8, Langdale 2; Allithwaite A 7, Allithwaite B 3; Burneside B 2, Coniston B 8; Ambleside B 9, Leven Valley A 1.
ONLY one point separates Netherfield A and Warton A going into the last game of the season, which will decide who takes the overall South Westmorland Seniors title.
In third place with 99 points are Silverdale A.
Heversham A and Victoria A have both been relegated to Division Two.
Holme A lead the way in Division Two with 99 pts, with Kirkby Lonsdale second and Ingleborough A third. Staveley A and Bowness A have been relegated.
Springfield A top Division Three with 120 points while relegation is between Burneside B, Lindale B and Milnthorpe B, while Allithwaite, Springfield B and Endmoor B are jostling for promotion from Division Four.
Results Division One: Heversham A 1, Lower Holker A 7; Netherfield B 8, Victoria A 0; Lindale A 5, Walton A 3; Silverdale A 6, Milnthorpe A 2; Windermere A 7, Levens A 1; KA Hale 5, Netherfield A 3 Division Two: Burneside A 7, Arnside A 1; Endmoor A 5, Subscription A 3; Ingleborough A 4, Staveley A 4; Kirkby Lonsdale A 2, Holme A 6; Warton B 7, Crosthwaite A 1; Bolton-le-Sands 5, Bowness A 3 Division Three: Lower Holker B 2, Springfield A 6; Carnforth B 8, Burneside B 0; Crosthwaite B 2, Sedbergh B 6; Milnthorpe B 2, Abbot Hall 6; Langdale 7, Kirkby Lonsdale B 1; Subscription 5, Lindale B 3; Free Date for Carnforth A.
Division Four: Arnside B 6, Allithwaite 2; Bowness B 7, Heversham B 1; Holme B 4, Windermere B 4; Staveley B 5, Silverdale B 3; Springfield B 8, Endmoor B 0; Free Date for Levens B.
THE Kendal and District Bowling League produced a cliff hanger of a week as the final promotion and relegation places were fought for.
Division One leaders Holme A remained dominant to the end, winning away at Lower Holker A 8-2 to finish 14 points clear of their nearest rivals and last year’s winner KA Hale A.
Allithwaite A won promotion to Division One after jumping from fourth to second in the final week. Burton lost 8-2 at Levens B while Lindale A lost to Allithwaite, which means Allithwaite A won their promotion with winners Victoria A.
Kirkby Lonsdale were clear from the rest of the field in Division Three and are promoted with Ambleside B, while Hawkshead and Allithwaite B headed Division Four.
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Results Division One: Crosthwaite A 8, KA Hale B 2; Holme B 7, Netherfield A 3; KA Hale A 9, Levens A 1; Lower Holker A 2, Holme A 8; Netherfield B 10, Staveley A 0; Windermere A 4, Bowness A 6 Division Two: Allithwaite A 7, Lindale A 3; Burneside A 5, Ambleside A 5; Levens B 8, Burton 2; Milnthorpe A 7, Ingleborough A 3; Netherfield C 7, Subscription A 3; Victoria A 8, Arnside A 2 Division Three: Ambleside B 10, Netherfield D 0; Heversham A 7, Kirkby Lonsdale A 3; Holme C 2, Minthorpe B 8; Sedbergh 3, Endmoor A 7; Staveley B 9, Windermere B 1; Victoria B 8, Abbot Hall 2 Division Four: Allithwaite B 7, Lower Holker B 3; Crosthwaite B 3, Bowness B 7; Ingleborough B 4, Victoria C 6; KA Hale C 7, Arnside B 3; Langdale 5, Hawkshead 5; Subscription B 0, Lindale B 10 Division Five: Bowness C 3, Subscription C 7; Burneside B 9, Staveley C 1; Lower Holker C 10, Levens C 0; Kirkby Lonsdale B 8, Heversham B 2; Endmoor B 9, Burneside C 1; Lindale C 8, Allithwaite C 2; Holme D Bye.
DAVID Skidmore Floodlit Knockout Competition: Results Quarter Finals: Crosthwaite 2, Heversham 7; Milnthorpe 4, Bowness 5; Burton 7, Kirkby Lonsdale 2; Sedbergh 2, Holme 7; The semi finals take place on Friday September, 14 at Netherfield Bowling Club from 7pm, with Heversham taking on Bowness followed by Burton versus Holme at 8pm.
MIKE Walker Memorial Open Singles Competition, sponsered by Mr Walker’s family.
Result: Final: P Kissock (Staveley) 21, S Carruthers (Windermere) 13.
Semi-final: P Kissock 21, R Crompton 15; S Carruthers 21, C Wyatt(Windermere) 20.