DESPITE very windy and cold conditions over the weekend, the men’s minor singles championship got under way with three games played in the first round.
Saturday morning, John Tilt played Garry Green.
This was a long game, with 32 ends being played.
John took an early lead keeping Garry scoreless for the first five ends.
Garry fought back to take the lead on the 14th end, 12 – 10.
The score was equal on another three occasions. John picked up the pace going on to win 33 – 22.
The afternoon game saw Howard Duncan and Corey Carter do battle.
Howard kept Corey scoreless for the first seven ends and looked like winning the round.
Corey came back to level the scores on four more occasions. Corey scored eight to Howard’s four over the last eight ends to win the game 31 – 24.
The weather conditions had not improved on Sunday when Ken Carney and Dennis Beazley played their round.
Both players handled the gusty conditions well.
Kenny started well taking the lead early, with Dennis equalling the score on the eighth end. He then went on to win the game 31 – 21.
The ladies didn’t play last Tuesday, because of the unpleasant weather.
The final of the Pairs was scheduled to be played yesterday.
Results next week.