Morebattle Games Week gets off to a sunny start

Recent Games Queen the lady in pearls Helen Cessford was Queen 50 years ago,and the lady in pink Denise Jackson Sasha mum was Queen 25 years ago
Recent Games Queen the lady in pearls Helen Cessford was Queen 50 years ago,and the lady in pink Denise Jackson Sasha mum was Queen 25 years ago

This year’s Morebattle Games Week is a proving to be a real family affair, not least for its programme packed with family friendly activities.

For this year’s main young lady, Sasha Jackson, being crowned 2018 Games Queen on Saturday, saw her follow in the footsteps of her mum, Denise, who was centenary Games Queen 25 years ago.

Sasha got the village’s big week got off to a successful start with the sun shining as she officially opened proceedings having received her sash from former queen Tilly Bourne.

Sasha and piper Alistair Currie led a procession to the school playing fields for a family fun day filled with races, games, a bouncy castle and refreshments before presenting the prizes for the week so far.

Adult boules winner was Libby Thomson and runner-up Eric McNulty while junior winner was Kym Cessford. The adult’s welly throwing winners were Andrew Scott and Denise Jackson. Dale Adams and Emma Thomson won the junior competition.

Friday’s indoor curling was won by Morag Thomson with Lucy Thomson runner up and Sunday’s scavenger hunt was won by Wideopen, followed by Village Nasa Team and Royal Family. The racing derby, was won by Village Nasa Team with the Royal Family as runner-up.

Games week concludes on Saturday with sports at Morebattle Tofts from 1pm.