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Globe bowlers stay at top in race for the title
6:04pm Tuesday 13th August 2013 in Sport
GLOBE stayed on top of the Jobsearch Burnley and District Bowling League – but Foulridge A are hot on their heels after another impressive show.
Globe were edged out 6-4 by Free Gardners in their A Division encounter but their aggregate points didn’t suffer too much as that finished level on 139 chalks each, But while that game was going on, Foulridge did their own cause no harm as they beat Hare and Hounds 7-3 – and boosted their own aggregate by finishing 26 chalks ahead of their rivals.
Gaghills are third after their draw at Whitworth FCC.
Barrowford’s march towards the B Division title stuttered somewhat as they went down to mid-table Stoneyholme, losing 6-4 and conceeding a 19-chalk aggregate, but second-placed Padiham A couldn’t take advantage in their game at Sabden.
They lost 7-3 (145-126).
Briercliffe A stayed in third place thanks to a 9-1 romp over Ightenmount and Burnley Road B also coasted to a big 9-1 (166-111) success over St Andrews B.
C Division leaders Briercliffe B lost their top of the table clash with Greenhill B as they went down 7-3 (150-125) but Burnley Road A were 7-3 winners at Barden and St Andrews C romped to a 10-0 win over Padiham B.
Greenhill A were on song to stay out in front of the Altham’s Travel Burnley and District Midweek League.
They beat Lowerhouse Park 6-2, while Scott Park lost for the 11th time this year as Padiham A ran out 10-0 winners.
Ightenmount A beat Queens Park 7-1 and St Andrews B eased to a 7-2 win at Causeway.
CPA are on top of the B Division but they were inactive this week and that allowed Ightenhill to close the gap to four points as they hammered St Andrews C 7-1.
Third-placed Stonyholme were beaten 7-1 with Barden beating Ightenmount B and Queen’s Park C coming out on top against Padiham B.
Meanwhile, Sydney Street’s Mark Saulle is on top of the Great Harwood and District League merit.
He leads the way from Rushton Street’s Stewart Gall who is trailing by 18 chalks on aggregate.
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