Central see their winning start ended at Carterton
Banbury Central A’s winning start to their Oxford & District Bowls League campaign has come to an end.
The Horton View club lost 63-59 at Carterton in division one.
Lee Young, Luke Gilbert, Graham Morbey and skip Nigel Galletly won 22-10 while Nick Spencer, Ian Whelpton, Bob Joyner and skip Mike Andrew won 15-14.
But Alan Hunt, Dave Davies, Ian Gilbert and Will Campion went down 11-25 while Chick Boyd, Alan Winter, Andy Wilkins and skip Keith McNeill lost 11-14.
Bloxham’s winning start in division three was also ended with a 78-59 defeat against Bicester.
John Price, Bob Ottway, Simon Hambidge and Rob Kearvell had a 16-13 victory for Bloxham while Chris Field, Roy Billington, Ray Hopkins and Tony Gardner won 20-18. But Ray Sopp, Doug Woodward, Norman Hambidge and Dave Morse lost 9-20 while Des Jones, Liam Ryan, John Stephens and Jim Lucas lost 14-27.
Full bowls round-up in this week’s Banbury Guardian.