LODGE Farmers and Swan battled out the first tied game of the season in the Studley Skittles League.

Both teams scored 314 pins each with Swan edging the result having won three of the five legs.

Both captains top scored for their teams, with Farmer’s skipper Glyn Morley (36 pins) being left just two to win of the last ball but having to settle for a single pin.

Other notable Farmers’ scorers were Steve Smith (35), Jennie Cull (34) and Tim Jones (33).

In reply, Swan’s captain Graham Howells scored 38, while Bob Haycock and Joe Withers recorded 36 each.

Results — Swan 314, Lodge Farmers 314; Jumbo Jet Set 298, Alley Cats 301; Well Developed 296, Alcester Nomads 300; Swingers 296, Chris & Gerry Show 302; Trouble Makers 0pts, Engineers 10pts (walkover win).