Callum wins Big Smash in a bumper May for our bowlers!

Callum Wraight has won the 2018 Big Smash after defeating Matt Gillies 17-5 in the final, to cap off a bumper month for our bowlers. Callum also won the Tom Barron Open Singles by beating Ben Gloag 8 earlier this month, while Sam Millward won the William Batterton Memorial by defeating Dave Jackson 19, and Clay Flattley got his hands on the Jim Halstead Trophy at Allens Green after beating Jack Hargreaves 19. Callum was dominate in the Big Smash final from only being 5-4 up to then lead 11-5 after scoring two on the power play end 10. He then managed to prevent Matt scoring again, and after scoring 1 on the power play 5th end meant he had won the £2000 first prize. In the Semi Finals he was always ahead of Zac Walker, racing 14-4 up and despite a comeback from Zac to get back to 15-11, Callum got a single and then finished it off in the 19th end. Matt beat Phil Lee in the other Semi Final in a close game. Callum had a tough Quarter Final game against Jimmy Derby, being 8-2, 11-5 and 14-7 down before scoring a two on the Power Play end 15 to get back to 14-11 and then be 16-14 up on the last power play end. He then managed to score a single to win 18-14. He beat Kieran Clarke, P Curwen and D Edmonds in his first three games.

The two organisers with Matt Gillies (middle left) and Callum Wraight.

Well done to all our winners and doing Shropshire proud!

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