Two-horse race in indoor bowling league

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It was a story of big wins in the latest round of fixtures in the Dorothy Southworth Indoor Bowling League at Roefield Leisure Centre, Clitheroe.

Of the seven games played this past week, six ended in maximum 6-0 points wins, with the seventh finishing 5-1.

The Tigers, who along with reigning champions Waddington Red have pulled away from the rest, took full advantage of their double-header by winning both their games and now seem the only team capable of pushing the Reds for the title.

Convincing wins against Longridge Commodores and The Wanderers enabled The Tigers take a maximum 12 points from their two games and are now six points ahead of Waddington, but the villagers have a game in hand.

Sabden, who were in with a shout, lost ground with a 6-0 defeat at the hands of Clitheroe Blue.

Other maximum wins were posted by Clitheroe White over The French Connection and Hurst Green over West Bradford.

The only game not to result in a maximum score saw The All Blacks beat Clitheroe White by five points to one.

Game of the week involved the two Waddington teams, with the Reds just getting the better of their Blue neighbours, recording mat scores of 17-12 and 15-14 to record another maximum victory and so keep in touch with The Tigers at the top of the league.