Ruskington Bowls Club picked up 10 points in the Lincoln and District League when they defeated Monks Road WMC at home.
David Miller, Kath Booth and John Hurst finished 11-21 down but George Freeland, Jock Mitchell and Paul Butterworth won 24-14.
George Glover, Trevor Thackray and John Booth romped home 30-14 while Wendy Pateman, Jackie Ray and Sue Mitchell lost by one shot, going down 13-14.
In the Cliff League, Ruskington travelled to face Leadenham, where they were beaten 6-4 overall.
Andy Snoxell, John Booth and Tony Codd won 23-11 and Trevor Harding, George Glover and Keith Pilbeam also did the business, finishing 19-12 up.
Not everything went the team’s way as David Miller, Jim Matson and Sue Mitchell lost 11-28 and Jock Mitchell, Trevor Thackray and Jackie Ray lost 10-26.
The Knockout Cup first round saw Ruskington travel to face Eagle.
As Ruskington were defending Premier Division Champions from last season, the format saw the hosts handed a 12-shots start.
On a tiny green and troubled by rain, David Miller, Trevor Harding and Tony Codd won 19-12, but Les Jenkins, Trevor Thackray and Jim Barclay went down 11-14 and John Booth, Kath Booth and Jim Matson were outclassed in a contest which ended 9-22.
Sleaford Town were narrowly beaten at home to Washingborough in the District League.
Rink wins were shared with the visitors taking the aggregate by two shots 87-89 and an overall points score of 10-4.
Winning for the town were Julie Cope, Joan Gilbert and Phil Musson 30-16 and Jackie Wareham, Catherine Frain and B. Gilbert 28-18, while Robin Wilson, Roger Neaver, Larry Davies, and Derek Smith won 38-9 and Martin Titley, Kris Moore, Phil Musson and Andrew Bird won 37-3.