MENS FINAL 2ND MAY 2018                            
                               
SHURDINGTON CC               STROLLERS              
                               
EVAN STANLEY 8 5 7 8 6 5 39 DAVID HOLT 7 6 7 6 7 7 40
MATTHEW JONES 4 7 6 6 6 9 38 ADRIAN REEVES 6 7 6 8 9 6 42
CHARLIE WORTHINGTON 6 6 6 7 9 6 40 ANDY MLYNARSKI 8 8 9 5 8 7 45
  18 18 19 21 21 20 117   21 21 22 19 24 20 127
                              PLUS 10
Shurdington CC won the toss and elected to .   Steady skittling by the Strollers gave them a 9 pin lead going into the second half of the leg.   Shurdington pulled back 2 pins in the 4th hand and Strollers pulled back 3 in the 5th to go 10 pins up going into the last hand.  Both teams scored 20 so strollers going into the second leg 10 pins up on the game.
                               
PETE BOX 9 6 6 4 7 9 41 JEFF LITTLE 9 7 8 8 5 8 45
NOEL PHILLIPS 4 7 6 7 7 8 39 GRAEME ALLARDYNCE 7 6 5 11 6 6 41
PAUL COOKES 7 6 8 9 8 5 43 BRIAN WEBB 9 5 9 9 8 7 47
  20 19 20 20 22 22 123   25 18 22 28 19 21 133
                              PLUS 20
Strollers set the pace in the first hand of this leg gaining a further 5 pins.   At halfway stage Strollers were 6 pins up on this leg giving them an overall lead of 16.   A 28 hand by the Strollers in the 4th gave them a lead of  15 on this leg.   Shurdington pulled back 3 pins in the 5th and 1 in the 6th so going into the 3rd leg 20 pins down on the game.
                               
                               
DAVE PICKERING 7 8 8 6 7 7 43 SIMON SMITH 8 6 6 8 9 5 42
TREVOR MIDDLECOTE 5 7 7 6 6 9 40 TONY BOND 8 8 9 6 7 9 47
ALLAN LOWE 6 8 6 7 6 7 40 NICK EDWARDS 7 9 9 3 6 8 42
  18 23 21 19 19 23 123   23 23 24 17 22 22 131
                              PLUS 28
At halfway stage Strollers were a further 8 pins up.   Shurdington pulled back 2 in the 4th and lost 3 in the 5th going into the last hand 9 pins down on this leg.   Shurdington pulled back 1 pin in the last hand but were going into the last leg 28 pins down on the game.
                               
PHILLIP LOWE 4 8 7 8 8 9 44 LES JENNINGS 9 7 8 8 7 8 47
GARRY LOWE 8 6 8 7 7 5 41 SIMON WHEELER 7 6 9 9 14 6 51
TED BROOKS 8 6 8 7 6 7 42 MIKE MEREDITH 8 5 8 4 8 7 40
  20 20 23 22 21 21 127   24 18 25 21 29 21 138
                              PLUS 39
Strollers continued to pull pins and were 4 further pins up after 3 hands.  After a 14 spare by Simon of the Strollers they were going into the last hand 39 pins down on the game.   Both teams scored 21 so Strollers the Champions winning 529 to 490.
TOTALS             490               529
This was a wonderful game played in good humour and good spirits and a joy to watch.
Thee Tim Masling Shield which was presented for the first time this year was presented toSimin Wheeler of the Strollers with a score of 51.
                               
                               

Debbie Masling, Tim's Widow, came along with her Daughter and her Father (who used to play skittles with Tim in the early days - think it was The Royal) presenting Strollers Player - Simon Wheeler with the Memorial Shield, Simon floored 51