New level for Hawick side

HAWICK Waverley have consolidated their top spot in Divison One of the Automatic Choice Border Pool League with convincing win at Niki’s B.

St Boswells Legion and Niki’s A both won to keep challenging for second, while Ship A pipped White Swan Earlston in the remaining game, leaving the current champions in a relegation battle with Niki’s B.

Division Two saw High Level go top in an impressive local derby against Waverley B, Fleece kept up the pressure with a narrow win at Abbotsford, while Dryburgh and bottom team White Swan Kelso won the remaining games to boost them up the table.

Results – Division One: Nikis B (Gala) 3 Waverley A (Hawick) 8; Bridge A (Gala) 3 Nikis A (Gala) 8; Ship A (Melrose) 6 Red Lion (Kelso) 5; St Boswells Legion 6 White Swan (Earlston) 5.

Division Two: Abbotsford (Gala) 5 Fleece (Selkirk) 6; Waverley B (Hawick) 3 High Level (Hawick) 8; Dryburgh (Newtown) 9 Bridge B (Gala) 2; Kings Arms (Melrose) 5 White Swan (Kelso) 6.

In the bowl quarter-finals all games went to the big guns. Niki’s A and Bridge A from Division One both went through easily along with High Level and Dryburgh from Division Two. Semis: Niki’s A v Dryburgh and Bridge A v High Level – to be played later in the season.