Pairs title for East Lothian’s Betts and Kivlin

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Budding East Lothian IBC starlets Megan Kivlin and Lewis Betts have added to last season’s national title triumph in the Under-17 Pairs by capturing the East of Scotland bowls crown in the Championships played at Stirling.

Sparkling performances in their group play saw the duo dominate all three games to beat Bainfield, East Fife and Midlothian before wins over Stirling (9-3) in the semi-finals and Midlothian again (10-7) in the final.

East Lothian also fielded two sets of Triples at the championships but the respective trios of Kieran Dodds, Dean Riva, Craig Mackintosh and Robbie Shields, Robbie Buchanan, David Young missed out making it through to the knockout stage.