Hightown call the shots in cup final

Heavy Woollen Parks Bowls League KO final. Hightown v Hanging Heaton. Christine Kaye from Hanging Heaton and Laurie Walsh from Hight Town with the cup. (D513B238)
Heavy Woollen Parks Bowls League KO final. Hightown v Hanging Heaton. Christine Kaye from Hanging Heaton and Laurie Walsh from Hight Town with the cup. (D513B238)
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HIGHTOWN saw off Hanging Heaton at Heckmondwike in the Saturday Parks Heavy Woollen Knockout Cup final.

This first division final finished 192-148 with Hightown boasting seven winners and Hanging Heaton managing just three.

In the second division final, held at Royds Park, Millbridge B beat Soothill 140-122.

Millbridge had five winners to Soothill’s three.

Derek Robinson presented trophies to the winning sides.

n Geraldine Dickinson became only the second woman to win the Overthorpe Sports Club’s internal singles with an outstanding display.

Dickinson accounted for Korie Ripley 21-5, veteran Joe Parry 21-11, Michael Nutting 21-12 and David Jewitt 21-11.

The final started with Jewitt taking an early 4-2 lead before Dickinson got the jack and led superbly, moving out to 13-5.

Jewitt pulled back to 15-11 but Dickinson regained control for a deserved victory.

n The final of the £5,300 Brighouse Classic, sponsored by Naylor Wintersgill (Chartered Accountants) on Saturday includes three previous winners - Gary Ellis (Whitefield), Simon Coupe (Preston) and holder Graeme Wilson (Audenshaw), who all feature in the bottom half of the draw.

The final gets underway at 5.30pm with £1,000 prize for the overall winner.

n Hove Edge BC, Brighouse, is holding their annual Ladies Crown Green Open Day on Saturday, October 6.

For entry details, contact Sheila Whiteley on 01484769979.

n Mirfield OB A +1 beat Elland CBC +28 in the Division 1 final of the Spen Valley Vets Team Handicap Knockout, sponsored by M Wright & Sons Funeral Directors.

In Division 2, Lower Hopton +11 overcame Mirfield OB B scr, and in Division 3, Harold Club +13 lost to Millbridge A +1.

Paul Dudley and Jimmy Derby (Radcliffe) beat Stuart Goodwin and Carl Armitage (Warrington) 58-43 to book their place in the intermediate stages of the Mirfield OB Autumn Double.

Darren Plenderleith and Ant Aldridge (Tamworth) are the first semi-final qualifers after overcoming Charlie Weaver and Andy Duckett (Shrewsbury) 55-36 on Monday.

North Kirklees Vets Pairs

Division A: Mirfield OB points difference 231, Ossett A 192, Drighlington 76, Earlsheaton A 21, Cleck Moorend -8, Mirfield Parish -49, Staincliffe -171, Soothill -286.

Division B: Mirfield Vets 150, Millbridge 114, Royds 99, Ossett B 96, Wilton Park 34, Spen Vic 5, Earlsheaton B -190, Staincliffe B -305.

Heavy Woollen BA Afternoon Weekly

Section A: Kirkheaton Cons A 100 Ossett Flying Horse 99; Bretton 105 Waterloo A 92; Lower Hopton A 108 Almondbury Libs 88; Longwood 107 Morton House 109; The Hightown 85 Hanging Heaton A 104; Morton House 113 Kirkheaton Cons A 82.

Section B: Almondbury A 126 Soothill A 80; Thornhill CB A 103 Overthorpe Sports 110; Heckmondwike A 113 Grange Moor A 92; Cleckheaton Moorends A 125 Crow Nest Park 78; Hanging Heaton B 108 Rock House A 86.

Section C: Waterloo B 77 Dalton A 125; Earlsheaton Park A 114 Cleckheaton Moorend B 98; Rock House B 112 Heckmondwike B 89; Birstall IDL A 105 Lower Hopton B 82; Grange Moor B 126 Kirkheaton Cons B 69; Slazenger 103 Cleckheaton Sports A 110; Lower Hopton b 91 Slazenger A 118.

Section D: Kirkheaton CB 116 Earlsheaton Park B 68; Denby Grange 108 Wilton Park B 86; Dalton B 90 Ossett CB 108; Wilton Park B 98 Wilton Park A 96; Soothill B 112 Birstall IDL B 102; Cleckheaton Sports B 118 Slazenger B 83.

Royds Park Veterans Merit

Sponsored by Ken Hudson in aid of Kirkwood Hospice and The Rosewood Centre. Scratch and draw 1.30pm.

Mon, Sept 24: P Rodgers, G Hird, M Naylor, L Mitchell, J Holdworth, A Potter, H Parsan, S Jackson, H Seale, D Griffiths, N Beveridge, J Firth, E Darby, B Bentley, A Ramsbottom, G Mitchell, G Thornton, K Hudson, D Brown, F Kellett, D Harrison.

Tues, Sept 25: B Buckley, J Priestley, B Prendergast, D Lloyd, D Heaton, S Kershaw, E Wooltorton, A Jennings, J Ineson, K Jackson, B Firth, E Armitage, K Icke, M Grogan, T Bartlett, P Hudson, D Griffiths, G Wilkinson, P Hemmingway, W Morgan, A Bentley.

Wed, Sept 26: P Priestley, G Bromley, B Kettle, B Elliot, C Kaye, A Firth, A Hathersley, M Maguire, B Reville, M Wilson, D Boynes, I Fraser, M Barker, G Porter, D Wilmot, R Bray, S Farrington, G Hunter, B Hughes, J Miller, K Jowett.

Thurs, Sept 27: L Grey, E Temple, K Field, J Mattinson, J Jagger, J Griffiths, K Woodhead, R Icke, I Firth, D Clarke, J Wilson, P Wall, V Smith, D Bentley, E Earnshaw, B Eastwood, M Armitage, S Clegg, J Glazzard, R Ellis, D Firth.

Final to be played on Friday, September 28.