A rampant West Lothian team marched into this Saturday’s semi final stage of The Hamilton Trophy with the defending champions producing a brilliant performance to beat Dumfriesshire by 37 shots (150-113) at East Lothian venue Castlepark.Read More
The charge to victory was led and inspired by Ray Logan who kicked on from 9-8 down after 10 ends to skip Darren Pearce, Barry Sword, and Mark Allison to a 28-14 win over A Coltard. Dunnett played the chief supporting role having increased the pace from 8-7 to skip Cameron Greer, Davy Lamb, and Calum Logan to a 29-16 win over S Lowther. Mann added 3, 1, 2, 1 to lead 15-6 then skipped Jamie Aitken, Robbie Cuthill, abd Ewan Shearer to a 20-13 win over G Adamson. Speirs carded a magnificent seven to lead 27-12 then suffered a wobble before skipping Steven Forrest, Jamie Edwards, and James Speirs to a 28-24 win over R Graham. Fleming battled on the stronger from 18-18 to skip Drew Paterson, Paul Sweeney, and Sandy McDougall to a 27-24 win over B Haining. Grant Logan and his front-three of Calum Black, Blair Mackie, and Gary Orr lost a hard fought 22-18 battle to K Murray.
This Saturday’s semi final of The Hamilton Trophy is re-run of last years final with West Lothian doing battle against Bon Accord at Midlothian venue Newbattle. Team manager John Black makes two enforced changes with Gary Smith coming in at third Grant Logan in place of Gary Orr while Jim Speirs the two-in-row County Singles champion plays lead to Raymond Logan in place of Darren Pearce. The other semi final features Lanarkshire South against Glasgow West at The Rock BC, Dumbarton.
The quarterfinals results of the Johnston Oils sponsored Rosebery Cup were;
Kirkliston 68 Whitburn 49; Newbridge 74 Winchburgh 66; Linlithgow 77 Middleton Hall 38; Broxburn 77 Bathgate 55.
Last nights (Wed) semi finals featured Kirkliston v Newbridge; and Linlithgow v Broxburn.
County President Tommy Sutherland and his club West Calder play host to the final on Sunday (2pm).
The quarterfinals results of the Jack High Insurance Junior Open for The Fred Meikle Trophy were;
Calum Logan 21 Robbie Cuthill 12; Steven Fleming (BP) 21 Greg Baldry 16; Jordan Pearce 21 Liam Thomson 20; Jamie Aitken 21 Scott McMaster 12.
Calum Logan beat Fleming in Tuesday night’s re-arranged semi final while Pearce plays Aitken at Oakbank on Monday night.