MAUREEN BEAUMONT of Outlane won the Huddersfield Ladies Afternoon Bowling League Merit final.

In the showpiece at Thorpe Green, she defeated Linda Gledhill of Marsh United 21-14.

In the semis, Beaumont defeated Cowcliffe’s Marlene Hughes 21-19 while Gledhill beat Almondbury’s Elaine Hirst 21-2.

First round – C Kaye (Cowcliffe) 20 L Gledhill (Marsh Utd) 21, N Wood (Almondbury) 15 G Iredale (Cowcliffe) 21, J Best (Marsh Utd) 17 E Hirst (Almondbury) 21, M Lockwood (Meltham) 20 H Rangeley (Meltham) 21, J Harrison (Marsh Utd) 21 F Bleazard (Waterloo) 19, M Thornton (HRUFC) 8 M Hughes (Cowcliffe) 21, A Vickers (Outlane) 11 H Dyson (Almondbury) 21, E Lunn (Almondbury) 8 M Beaumont (Outlane) 21.

Quarter-finals – Gledhill 21 Iredale 17, Hirst 21 Rangeley 14, Harrison 9 Hughes 21, Dyson 19 Beaumont 21.

Semi-finals – Gledhill 21 Hirst 2, Hughes 19 Beaumont 21.

Final – Gledhill 14 Beaumont 21.