Solo results: Ardrossan and Strathmore

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Ardrossan juniors
Bobby Allen.
Full steam ahead for Bobby Allen.

Ardrossan Highland Games took place today (9th) at Ardrossan Memorial Playing Fields in the Ayrshire town. In the Junior solo piping it was another good day for Bobby Allen with two first and a second in the 18 Years & Under category.

The teenager from Chryston in North Lanarkshire has notched 26 first places so far this year.

18 Years & Under
Piobaireachd
– 1. Bobby Allen; 2. Gregor Grierson; 3. Hazel Whyte; 4. Thomas Young.
MSR – 1. Hazel Whyte; 2. Bobby Allen; 3. Thomas Young; 4. Murray O’May.
Jig – 1. Bobby Allen; 2. Hazel Whyte; 3. Ian Hamilton; 4. Gregor Grierson.

15 Years & Under
Piobaireachd
– 1. James Simpson; 2. Mark Morrison; 3. Ewan Allen; 4. Murray O’May.
MSR – 1. Gregor Grierson; 2. Bobby Allen; 3. Ewan Allen; 4. Nicholas Knowles.

13 Years & Under
March
– 1. Ewan Allen; 2. Fraser Hamilton; 3. James Simpson; 4. Christopher McCarton.
Judge: Ronnie MacShannon.

Meanwhile, over at Angus where the Strathmore Games were held today in the grounds of Glamis Castle, the results were:

Juniors
March – 1. Arran Green; 2. Jake Robertson; 3. Travis Gordon; 4. Craig Mitchell.
Strathspey & Reel – 1. Jake Robertson; 2. Arran Green; 3. Craig Mitchell; 4. Travis Gordon.
Judge: Ronnie Clark.

Seniors
Open
Piobaireachd – 1. Jonathan Greenlees (Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay); 2. Alan Russell (Old Men of the Shells); 3. Eddie Gaul (Lament for the Viscount of Dundee); 4. Andrew Hall (The Bicker); 5. Jeff Lawson (Corrienessan’s Salute).
Judges: Jimmy Banks and James Hamilton.
March – 1. Alan Russell; 2. Eddie Gaul; 3. Jonathan Greenlees; 4. Jeff Lawson; 5. Timothy Ness.
Strathspey and Reel – 1. Alan Russell; 2. Eddie Gaul; 3. Jeff Lawson; 4. Jonathan Greenlees; 5. Stuart Peters.
Judge: Ron Clark.
Overall: Alan Russell, Kelty, Fife.