Cup exit follows friendly wins

Sleights Bowling Club played two friendly matches and a club knockout during the week.

They beat Hutton le Hole at home by 61 shots, followed by a close win against Mulgrave by just seven shots, when both teams won three rinks each.

However, Sleights were knocked out of the Pateman Cup by Stamford Bridge on their green by eight shots, in a game which was close all the way through.

Sleights lost at Stamford Bridge 74-82: I Harrison, J Blythman, J Coxon, P Franks, lost 21-22.

K Thompson, S Harrison, D Marshall, P Harrison, won 22-18.

E White, M Wade, A Foster, F Bogg, lost 14-23.

T Bogg, L White, H Dyson, H Brown, lost 17-19.

Sleights beat Mulgrave at home 96-89: E Sanderson, D Isherwood, L Campbell, won 13-12.

F Lawson, Be Raw, E Clark, won 32-15.

M Wade, J Dixon, P Harrison, lost 14-18.

B Raw, A Foster, I Pearson, won 19-5.

D Marshall, H Brown, C Hodgkinson, lost 9-21.

R Clark, P Franks, B Lawson, lost 9-18.