Close con­tests for Long­warry

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - WGBD -

Long­warry’s divi­sion three trav­elled to Yin­nar on Satur­day and went down by two shots in very tough con­di­tions.

In divi­sion six, Long­warry trav­elled to Trafal­gar and, in another close game, came home with a five-shot win. Divi­sion three: Long­warry lost to Yin­nar 91/93. Si­mon Coun­sel, Kevin Camp­bell, Hogg Mitchell and Hank Met­se­laar (skip) were de­feated by M. De­la­haye’s team 16/25. Long­warry lost seven shots on the first two ends and couldn’t make up the deficit, go­ing down by nine shots.

Ian Peter­son, Judy East­well, Brian Hen­nessey and Slim East­well (skip) de­feated T. Shore’s team 22/20. In a very even game, Long­warry held off Yin­nar to get home by two shots.

Mark Serong, Lloyd Maisey, Ken White and Rus­sell White (skip) were de­feated by T. Roche’s team 25/27. In another very close game, Yin­nar held of the fast fin­ish­ing Long­warry - who picked up a six on the fi­nal end to get home by two shots.

Glenn Pask, Elio Meggetto, Ken­neth Towt and Barry White (skip) de­feated W. Har­ris’ team 28/21. Long­warry got off to a good start to lead 10/2 af­ter six ends. The game was an even con­test af­ter that, Long­warry win­ning by seven shots. Divi­sion six: Long­warry de­feated Trafal­gar 45/40. Don Col­lis, Peter Smethurst, John Watts and Eric Peter­son (skip) were de­feated by G. Burt’s team 15/28. Long­warry started poorly to be down 0/11 on end five, but came back to be within four shots on end 19. They fell away on the fi­nal ends to go down by 13 shots.

Reg Dunn, Sharon Twite, Gerry Wake­field and Brian Ma­son (skip) de­feated N. More­land’s team 30/12.

Af­ter go­ing into the tea break at nine-all, the young Long­warry team led by Reg Dunn came out and played some very good bowls to fin­ish 18-shot win­ners.

Wayne Hurst of Trafal­gar bowls in hot con­di­tions against Drouin on Satur­day. Drouin won the divi­sion three con­test 20/121 to 0/67.

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