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[1] Sports Update: Perfect 10 for Prestwick to rewrite the record books.

PRESTWICK stormed to an 83-65 victory over Midlothian to take the Scottish indoor bowls league title for a record 10th time.

Midlothian battled into a 27-20 lead but Prestwick hit back to go 41-28 ahead at the halfway mark.

Graeme Campbell laid the foundations for victory by beating Willie Peacock 25-9 before Kevin Nibloe and Cliff Eade added four-shot wins over Colin McFarlane and David Peacock.

Paul Conlan claimed Midlothian's consolation, beating Jim Muir 23-17.

Meanwhile, twice world indoor champion Paul Foster led his Galleon side to the First Division title at Coatbridge yesterday, where they beat East Fife 76-66.

Foster showed the way with a 23-13 win over Gary Mackie and Craig Murray added a 17-13 win against John McDougall.

East Fife won the two remaining games, Glen Livingston beating David Crawford 24-21 and James Forbes edging Graham Peacock 16-15.

In the relegation play-off, Perth retained their First Division place after a 96-74 win over Ardrossan.

CURLING: Kelly Wood's Letham Grange squad took the Scottish Women's Junior title at Perth yesterday after defeating Greenacres Cathryn Guthrie 7-5.

The men's title went to Lockerbie's Kenny Edwards, who beat Gogar's John Hamilton 8-2.

DIVING: Edinburgh's defending platform champion Monique McCarroll took synchro gold and individual silver at the British Championships in Manchester .

ATHLETICS: The West of Scotland squad won women's team gold at the British Intercounties Cross-country Championships in Nottingham yesterday and Edinburgh's 1999 British champion Angela Mudge finished fourth in the individual event.

ICE HOCKEY: Ayr Eagles booked their place in next month's Challenge Cup Final in Belfast by drawing 4-4 with Nottingham Panthers for a 7-4 aggregate win.

In the league, Dundee Stars beat Paisley Pirates 7-4 and Fife Flyers thrashed Edinburgh Capitals 9-3.

HOCKEY: Bonagrass Grove can wrap up the championship next week after a 5-3 victory over Clydesdale helped them retain their three-point lead over nearest rivals Westcoast Western.

VOLLEYBALL: Champions Kilmarnock took a major step towards another title with a 25-17 25-15 25-14 win over Rucanor Jets in the Scottish League.

BASKETBALL: Holders City of Edinburgh Kings will play St Mirren Reid Kerr College in next month's Scottish Cup final at Meadowbank. Kings beat Troon Tornadoes 75-67 at Portobello while St Mirren blitzed Glasgow 71-49 at Linwood.
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Feb 11, 2002
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