Wilton home in on Kelso victory

SATURDAY’S five-rink challenge game between Wilton and Kelso at the leisure centre saw the West Stewart Place men winning three of the individual games to record a 93 shots to 85 victory.

Top squad for Wilton comprised A. Taylor, G. Hughes, M. Notman and Chris Macdougall (skip), while Kelso’s top performers were T. Stephenson, G. Fenwick, R. Purdie and Bill Scott (skip).

Details: G. Brownlee 12 B. Scott 22; S. Anderson 21 R. Paxton 19; R. Paterson 21 D. Poloczek 18; D. Macdougall 15 P. Scott 20; C. Macdougall 24 C. Paterson 6.

Following the bowls, the players enjoyed a meal at the West Stewart Place clubrooms, which was prepard by the ladies. Domino results: Singles – 1, Alistair Taylor; 2, Colin Patterson. Pairs – 1, Eddie Pollard and K. ‘Chummy’ Gillie; 2, Dennis Poloczek and Steve Purves.

THERE is a team sheet on the noticeboard at the Wilton club for the triangular challenge game against the ‘Die Hards’ of Ettrick Forest and Selkirk on Saturday, March 16. After the bowls, there will be singles and pairs dominoes.

PUB League (round seven): Mansfield Bar 18 Waverley Bar 9 (12 points to 4); G. Smith 18 Wilton 8 (11½–4½); Lodge 111 16 H. Bell 13 (10-6). Standings (with three rounds to play): 1, Mansfield 69 points (+27 shots); 2, Wilton 65 (+23); 3, H. Bell 56½ (+11); 4, Lodge 111 53 (-5); 5, Waverley Bar 47 (-21); 6, G. Smith 45½ (-36). Eighth round: H. Bell v Mansfield Bar; Wilton v Waverley Bar; G. Smith v Lodge 111.