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Scottish Knock Out Cup win for Garioch/Turriff Ladies bowlers

By David Porter

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Garioch/Turriff Ladies beat Stonehaven in the Scottish Knock out Cup in 1st Round on Saturday writes Mike Barron.

Garioch/Turriff won in three of the four rinks scoring 6 points, and with the better overall score took another 2 points.

The Garioch/Turriff team
The Garioch/Turriff team

The score Garioch/Turriff 8 points Stonehaven 2.

Rink scores:-

Liz Fraser (G/T) 17 Kim Watt (Stonehaven) 15.

Carol Stuart 21 Lauren Reddie 6.

Carla Banks 33 Molly Lawnie 8.

Linda Harper 5 Catherine McIntosh 17.

Total Garioch/Turriff 76 Stonehaven 46.

Liz Fraser had the closest match of the day. 4-6 at 5th, 12-11 at 10th and kept ahead until the finish, winning 17-15 and taking 2 points.

Carol Stuart met Laren Reddie, a seasoned skip, and between the 5th and 10th scored 8 shots, not losing one end. She finished comfortably 21-6.

There was a strong performance from Carla Banks
There was a strong performance from Carla Banks

Carla Banks had mother Angela as lead, and with Frances Thomson in the middle, had an outstanding match. The first few ends were fairly even, but again the 5th to 10 ends say the trio score regularly to be 20-5 up. They finished 33-8.

Linda Harper’s players were getting the shots in, sometimes lying 4 or 5 shots, but Catherine McIntosh, a Scottish and British winner had other ideas, she drew regularly to the jack or her running bowls changed the head.

The score 5-17 does not reflect the match.

Now for the next round!

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