countback


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countback

(ˈkaʊntˌbæk)
n
(General Sporting Terms) a system of deciding the winner of a tied competition by comparing earlier points or scores
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Stewart Hutchinson clinched second place with 73 on countback while Ronan Armstrong came third, also with a score of 73.
WAYNE PADMORE (3-up) won the Hill Cup at RUTHIN/PWLLGLAS on a countback from John Hughes, who won the high handicap section from Brian Proudfoot (2-up).
Both Darwish and Muhrami carded 37 points, but the former rode on a better back nine (20 points) to finish runner-up on a countback.
Anthony was clearly ahead of second-placed Nicky Bailey who finished with 40 points, while narrowly behind in third place was Sultan Ahmed, also with 40 points on countback.
Birtley's Daniel Kane was controversially beaten on countback in the Class Two 57kgs final of the Golden Gloves at the Gateshead Leisure Centre.
In one of the closest finishes ever, it took just half a metre and a countback for Murray to defeat defending state champion Neville Wittey, who had held the title for a record three years.
Results: 1 Alison Barker and Janet Taylor (Todmorden) 38; 2 Gwyn Greenberry and Elain Mackie (Crow Nest Park) 37; 3 Linda Bemrose and Andrea Wallis (Bradley Park) on countback 37; 4 Ann Lightowlers and Kairen Sanderson (Crosland Heath) on countback 37; 5 C Crowther and Lily Hirst (Outlane) on countback 37; 6 Vicky Holden and G Holden (Lightcliffe) on countback 37.
Ryan Harden took third on a countback from Andy Gosse but his 29 points took him to 204 for the season and overall victory by five points from veteran Trevor Garner with Phil Evans third on a countback from Simon Gill.
Results: 39 pts - 1st P Cragg & B Ingham (Bradford Moor); 37 - 2nd D Ramsbootom & R Loddick (Huddersfield) on countback.
Gwyn Jones (28) took second on a countback from Neil Roberts and Jones shares third place in the league table with Simon Gill and Ian Lewis on 195 points, four behind leader Trevor Garner with Ryan Harden second on 198.
Results: 1st Adrian Littlewood & Darren Vickerman (Bradley Hall) 47 pts, 2nd Joe Drake, Bradley Hall & J Drake (Outlane) 46 - countback, 3rd P Kitchen (Bradley Hall) & A Fraine (Willow Valley) 46 - countback, 4th Ernie Howker & Richard Popps (Bradley Hall) 46 - countback Best Visitor Pair: D Hill & M Barton (Hollins Hall) 41 pts Best Front Nine: Toby Wood & Adrian Arthur Best 5s & 3s: T Hirst & D Harris Nearest the Pin Hole 9: Rob Moore (Castlefields) Nearest the Pin Hole 18: Andrew Fraine (Willow Valley) Nearest the Line Hole 13: R McDougall
DARREN OWEN scored 41 points to beat Alan Hughes by one at HENLLYS with Gwyndaf Owen third on a countback from Dewi Caughter after they finished level on 39.