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July 13th, 2013:

Gaskins and Knight qualify in the 2 wood singles

2 wood singles qualifiers 2013

Carol Gaskins and Donna Knight, both from Oxford City and County Bowls Club, have qualified for the national 2 wood singles held at Leamington Spa in August.

It was survival of the fittest with temperatures soaring above 30 degrees for most of the day. Carol Gaskins beat Brenda Bishop from Henley by 3 shots in the semi final after beating Pam Shepherd (Banbury Central) in the quarter finals by 7 shots. Knight was taken to an extra end by Oxford City & County team mate Myra Lewis in the quarter final before beating Carole Galletly (Banbury Central) by 7 shots to qualify.

Quarter Finals: Knight 14, Lewis 13; Galletly 14, Hawes 10; Bishop 15, Amos 14; Gaskins 17, Shepherd 10.
Semi Finals: Gaskins 15, Bishop 12; Knight 15, Galletly 8.