No place like home for South Perth club sides

Southern Gazette (Belmont) - - SPORT -

SOUTH Perth Bowl­ing Club had mixed pen­nant re­sults in round 2 of the sea­son. Home sides fared well but trav­el­ling sides strug­gled on both Thurs­day and Satur­day.

Mid­week One White con­tin­ued its per­fect start to the year with a 68-43 (6-0) sweep over Sor­rento.

Re­cently an­nounced State squad mem­ber Scott Walker’s rink were con­vinc­ing 15-shot win­ners over Shane Lof­tus’ four.

Two White lost a nail-biter at For­rest­field 51-53 (1-5) with no more than a two-shot mar­gin on any rink.

The sole point scorer for the Millers was new skip­per Bill Roelofs, who man­aged a 17-16 win.

Four Blue pre­vailed in an­other tight con­test over Stir­ling with a 61-58 (4-2) vic­tory.

The sole rink win­ner, Vic Yates’ side, tri­umphed 26-12 and en­abled the hosts to hold on in a tense fin­ish.

The Satur­day BLK Premier League side was un­able to re­peat its open­ing-week suc­cess, suf­fer­ing a dis­ap­point­ing fade­out at Man­ning.

The only shin­ing light in the 69-93 (1-7) loss was the Ash­ley Sharp-skip­pered rink, which re­mains un­de­feated.

One Blue North re­bounded from a dis­ap­point­ing start last week to sweep North Beach 9065 (8-0).

De­nis Bandy’s rink were the most con­vinc­ing of the four rinks with a 10-shot mar­gin.

Four White had a tough day at Gos­nells, fall­ing to a 75-108 (1-7) de­feat. The sole point was earned by the John Hawkes rink, who bucked the trend to post a 25-19 win.

The women’s Satur­day Two Lime side were out­played by the vis­it­ing Mun­dar­ing 1 team. Both lo­cal rinks suf­fered dou­ble-fig­ure de­feats in the 19-54 (0-4) re­sult.

The women’s Fri­day night Red side com­mence their sea­son this Fri­day night.

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