West Lothian gents produced a formbook performance to score an emphatic 10-0 points victory over underdogs Headwell (Dunfermline) at neutral venue Stirling in the first round proper of the Henselite sponsored Scottish Cup.
Close on the heels of Speirs came a magnificent contribution from Craig Moss who almost claimed the highest up accolade as he skipped Connor Mckendrick, Mark Allison, and Jamie Aitken to a fabulous 25-11 win over K Delaney. Calum Logan weighed in by skipping Darren Pearce, Raymond Logan, and Cameron Greer to a fine 22-13 win over A Ramsay while the rink of Nathan McKendrick, George Sneddon, and Gary Orr added a 20-13 victory over L Bell.
Meanwhile the Seniors brigade of West Lothian IBC stars produced a sparkling performance in their version of the Scottish Cup, romping to a superb 10-0 points first round proper win over Falkirk at Balbardie. Their campaign had been launched with a surprise 8-2 win over a strong Alloa team at Stirling in the prelim round and it would take a similar type of performance to survive yesterdays (Wed) second round match against Midlothian at East Lothian IBC.
Friday Night is celebration night for the great and the good of West Lothian BA with a company of 100 assembling at the Burgh Halls in Linlthgow to join Provost Tom Kerr and Leader Lawrence Fitzpatrick of West Lothian Council in a joint venture that marks and pays tribute the winning of the mainstream Andrew Hamilton Trophy and the Seniors Matt Purdie Trophy. Willie Young – the former top grade football referee – is the Guest Speaker.