Burneside A picked up a crucial 7-3 win over Lindale in Division One of The Kendal and District Bowling League on what proved to be an important week of action across all six divisions.

Burneside, who are second from bottom in the table, impressed against a strong Lindale Team, when David Henes edged out Lindales Bill Keating 21-19.

There were also wins for Gary Bingham who defeated Lindales Mark Heywood 21-9, while David Jackson and Colin Slinger defeated Barbara Petit and David Nicholson.

Lindale's best result came from Stephen Viney who defeated Ian Mitchell 21-12, while Ann Anderson and Mike Atkinson defeated Kevin Bateman and Anthony Batty.

Burneside though picked up the win when Robert Atkinson defeated Laraine Keating 21-7.

Victoria continued to dominate Division One following a comfortable win over bottom of the table Netherfeld B.

Holme kept their title hopes alive after they defeated Bowness A 8-2, Windermere A won 7-3 at Netherfield A, Kings Arms Hale A won by the same score against Holme B while Levens A defeated Victoria B.

In Division Two, Windermere B defeated Crosthwaite A 8-2, Burton A eased past Kirkby Lonsdale A, Staveley A picked up an important 7-3 victory over Ambleside A, while Netherfield C eased past Allithwaite A 7-3.

Abbot Hall A remained second in Division Three following a 7-3 victory over Holme C, Ambleside B defeated Burneside B, Sedbergh won 8-2 at Heversham A, Victoria C and Windermere C both picked up 7-3 wins over Milnthorpe A and Ingleborough A, before Levens B held onto defeat Lower Holker A 6-4.

In Division Four, Arnside B held their nerve to defeat Abbot Hall B 6-4, in the other games Kings Arms Hales B battled past Levens C 8-2, Hawkshead defeated Bowness B 7-3.

Subscription B claimed the derby honours following an 8-2 win over local rivals Netherfield C, Allithwaite B won by the same score after easing past Langdale, while in the final game Endmoor A impressed in victory over Allithwaite C.

Victoria D won 8-2 at Heversham B in Division Five, with Samuel Blackstone picking up the best result after defeating Barbara Clay.

In Division Six, the stand out result saw Burneside D win 8-2 at Subscription D.