No place like home for South Perth club sides
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.