MARSH UNITED scored a big victory in the Veterans Bistro final at Elland CA&BC.
The defeated Skelmanthorpe Windmill ‘A’ 109-79 in the showpiece of a competition comprising five pairs – the highest aggregate score being the winner.
Both finalists were Section II teams who beat top section opposition to get to the final.
Marsh Utd won the first three pairs to take a 63-34 lead, which meant Skelmanthorpe couldn’t score more than 76 if their last two pairs won.
Marsh need to score only 14 between them to win and, in the end, this was easily achieved.
Barry Nicholl from Elland sponsored the competition, presented the prizes and complimented the players from both teams.
Mr B Woodhead, the Association president, thanked Barry and the Elland club for their hospitality.
Scores – (Skelmanthorpe names first): R Mallinson & K Herbert 13 T Sykes & D Taylor 21, J Hirst & R Turner 8 J Hewitt & N Small 21, S Lord & J Ashworth 13 D James & N Byrne 21, T Wood & B Lockwood 16 P Bottom & G Rogers 21, L Hardy & D Barraclough 21 W Pell & C Moxon 17.