A GREAT entry of 40 pairs contested the open Castle Craigs pairs’ tournament at Langholm New Town bowling club last Saturday.
The winners were Alistair Elliot and Ross Blaikie from Copshaw in a closely-contested match won by an extra end.
They beat Wilton’s Ryan Brady and Bryan Hall who were runners-up.
The semi-finalists at the event included Luke Tolson and Paul Mitchell as well as Ian Scott and Mark Grieve, all of Langholm New Town.
The quarter finalists were Alison Clarkson and Paddy Laing of Hawick, Kenny Bell and George Graham, Nancy McLure and Melvyn Brown and Gordon Stewart and George Gordon, all of Langholm New Town.
The sponsors were the Castle Craigs Club which contributed towards the competition.
Langholm New Town’s next tournament will be the Jake Reid pairs on August 21.