ANDY MILSOM of Burton won the £1,500 top prize in the Elland 150 Years of Sport competition.
Milsom defeated David Fisher of Morton House 21-17 in the showpiece, sponsored by D Thwaites of Blackburn.
Biggest surprise of the whole finals night was the clash between the winnerŠ and Garry Ellis, of Manchester, which Milsom won to three – an incredible result.
In the final, Milsom was always in front, butŠ with Fisher leading at 17-19Šwith one on and bowling his second bowl, he ran into Milsom’s short bowl.
Milsom then bowled his second bowl in to make it two and win the first prize while Fisher picked up £750 plus an extra £25 for the highest break.
Before the presentation, Elland president Barry Nicholl thanked all the spectators and supporters for attending and then thanked all the competitors.
Kitchen staff and club members were also thanked for their contribution to a successful event, with special mention to Dave Greenwood.
Mark Noble then presented the prizes, Milsom deservedly winning as he was the most consistent player on the night.
First round – D Watters 17 D Fisher 21, D Griffiths 21 C Hill 14, C Armitage 21 M Gillies 16, L Griffin 19 A Ferris 21, A Whittaker 11 J Dyson 21, R Nicholson 13 C Gant 21, M Reegan 19 G Ellis 21, A Milsom 21 P Bailey 11.
Quarter-finals – Fisher 21 Griffiths 16, Armitage 18 Ferris 21, Dyson 19 Gant 21, Ellis 3 Milsom 21.
Semi-finals – Fisher 21 Ferris 19, Reegan 17 Milsom 21.
Final – Milsom 21 Fisher 17.