Bowls: Andrew Wadsworth and Nicky White win Thornhill Open Pairs

CANALSIDE’S Andrew Wadsworth teamed up with Thongsbridge county ace Nicky White to win the Thornhill Open Pairs.

CANALSIDE’S Andrew Wadsworth teamed up with Thongsbridge county ace Nicky White to win the Thornhill Open Pairs.

They beat another Huddersfield duo, Scott and Ashley Tattersley 21-18 in the showpiece to take the £210 first prize.

Wadsworth and White were 20-10 up but the Tattersleys then scored a pair and two threes to get back into it at 20-18.

The result was hanging in the balance, but Scott Tattersley threw off the jack and the winners were able to get back on their favoured mark to score the point they needed.

First round – A Walker & S Firth 21 A Dickinson & N Shaw 13, S Goldthorpe & C Heywood 18 M Sweeney & R Dunsford 21, B Payne & M Taylor 15 F Hickey & J Mordue 21, S Thompson & D Thomas 21 D Ripley & A Wolfenden 12, R Carter & P Raynor 7 A Wadsworth & N White 21, K Bissell & J Hopkinson 19 G Dawson & P Berry 21, S Walder & H Sheera 13 A Taylor & M Kay 21, D Jones & J Metcalfe 20 J Payne & K Shuttleworth 21, M Parkes & J Hardwick 21 A Wood & C Rose 18, M Fox & G Hickey 19 G Walker & G Walker 21, D Ratcliffe & M Nutting 15 S Carter & M Wood 21, R Overend & J Smith 8 K Hill & M Underhill 21, A Tattersley & S Tattersley 21 K Smith & T Render 12, B Scarth & D Scarth 21 H Mordue & P Ratcliffe 19, R Crowther & J Armitage 18 D Cowsill & J Normanton 21, D Jewitt & H Jewitt 4 A Ward & M Goodall 21.

Second round – Walker & Firth 10 Sweeney & Dunsford 21, Hickey & Mordue 9 Thompson & Thomas 21, Wadsworth & White 21 Dawson & Berry 6, Taylor & Kay 21 Payne & Shuttleworth 11, Parkes & Hardwick 21 Walker & Walker 18, Carter & Wood 21 Hill & Underhill 18, Tattersley & Tattersley 21 Scarth & Scarth 11, Cowsill & Normanton 16 Ward & Goodall 21.

Quarter-final – Sweeney & Dunsford 14 Thompson & Thomas 21, Wadsworth & White 21 Taylor & Kay 11, Parkes & Hardwick 18 Carter & Wood 21, Tattersley & Tattersley 21 Ward & Goodall 6.

Semi-finals – Thompson & Thomas 7 Wadsworth & White 21, Carter & Wood 12 Tattersley & Tattersley 21.

Final – Wadsworth & White 21 Tattersley & Tattersley 18.

 

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