Whitby Bowls

Singles merit final four: Ed McCormack, Whitby pair Kenny Wale and Geoff Watson and Danny Cooper; picture: Eddie Burton
Singles merit final four: Ed McCormack, Whitby pair Kenny Wale and Geoff Watson and Danny Cooper; picture: Eddie Burton

Whitby bowlers travelled to Eastfield’s open winter merit with an entry of 40 of the district’s crown green bowlers.

Alan Landers reached the semi final of the main competition, losing out 21-20 to Phil Todd of Hunmanby.

Geoff Watson of whitby won his semi final 21-10 before losing the final against Todd 21-17.

Ian Richardson of Whitby reached the semi final of the secondary competition, beaten by Dan Cooper of Northcliff, Scarborough. The eventual winner, beating his father, was John Cooper of Northcliff.