BAWTRY won their first game in the top division of the Doncaster Bowls Association’s Saturday League with Len Squire and Paddy Moyles both winning 21-6 in their 191-151 victory over visiting Mexborough.
Ivan Hill (21-6), Colin Draper (21-7) and Brian Bramley (21-1) were on top form for Roundwood in their 205-136 success over Denaby.
Paul Rice (21-9) and Pete Bilsland (21-8) earned Pilkingtons Rec a 169-169 draw at Yorkshire Main.
Peter Butler (21-9) and Nellie Hyner (21-6) both well for Roundwood, but Armthorpe won their Section B match 173-165 thanks to Andrew Kershaw (21-7) and John Richardson (21-9).
Denise Green (21-9) could not save Eden Grove-Peglers from a 179-158 defeat at Carcroft. Stuart Allen’s 21-9 proved vital for Rossington in their 177-175 win over Maltby Main, for whom Keith Frost (21-7) almost snatched a draw. Steve Shannon (21-3) starred for Westfield Park in their 181-174 win at Roundwood B, for whom Keith Johnson won 21-9.
Adwick A duly completed a 208-124 Section C double over their B team with good wins from Ray Hall (21-5), Brian Nock (21-6) and Jean Hopson (21-9).
Eddie Curtis (21-9) and Dennis Reilly (21-6) featured for Askern in their 175-156 win over Brodsworth, well served Louise Walker (21-8).
Tony Swancott (21-6), Philip Bowen (21-8) and Roy Goodwin (21-8) stood out for Roundwood in their 193-141 win over Yorkshire Main B.
The Edlington club (196-148) fared better against Parklands B. Harvesters had good wins from Gary Salter (21-9), Walter Barnett (21-9) and Conan Ingram (21-7) in their 185-135 SAection D victory over Carcroft B.
Pilkingtons Rec B easily beat their neighbours Pilks Pensioners 208-136.
Terry Chandler (21-6) was the only winner for Rossington B in their 195-154 with Harold Hawson (21-7) staring in Thorne’s 195-154 success.
Hexthorpe B beat Harvesters 179-140.