Mixed bag for Club Champion Fours
THE Club Champion fours team (Nathan Dodds, Jonathan Bye, Scott Hamilton and Shane Spann) competed in the Champion of Champions event at Seaforth at the weekend.
They convincingly defeated their first opponents, RSL, on Saturday afternoon 37-8.
Proserpine had to back-up against Sarina on Sunday morning, but ultimately went down 23-14.
On Saturday morning Dean Lovelock defeated Dale Haack 25-16 in the second semi-final of the B Singles while Wayne Handley stormed past Shane May 25-3 in the Mixed Singles.
Dean Lovelock got the early lead on Jim Quod in the B Singles on Saturday afternoon; however the latter crawled his way back.
Lovelock would win 25-20, but Quod threw everything at him.
Lovelock has now won both the B and Club Championship Singles this year, and is now a chance to contest the Champion of Champions Singles at Sarina later this month.
Three games of Mixed Singles were also played on Saturday after- noon, with Wayne Handley eclipsing Philip Brown 25-5; Dale Haack swept past Carlie Albertson 25-2; and Janet Mortimer dominated Ross Reville 25-12.
On Sunday afternoon there were two competition games played.
The semi-final of the Mixed Triples saw Wayne Handley, Dot Hinschen and Barry Saroglia dominate Jim Quod, Philip Brown and Heather Brown 28-12; in the first round of the B Pairs a real cliffhanger was played.
Dan Robinson and Shane May took the early lead from Matthew Camm and Dale Haack.
At the completion of 21 ends, the scores were tied at 17, meaning an extra end was played.
The team holding shot, changed several times during that end but it was of Dan Robinson and Shane May who prevailed 18-17.
Sunday afternoon saw 18 players contest social bowls.
Norma Daniels, Noelie Dibben and Barry Zillmann defeated Ron Rowe (Soldiers Point), Lois Read and Joan McGrath 25-14; John Lahney, Graeme Young (Mooropoa, Victoria) and Joy Jeffries took down Darelle Rowe (Soldiers Point), Janet Mortimer and Rob Taylor 26-9; Fran Porter, John Henderson and Gail Camm were victorious against Arthur Williams, Joyce Pearce (Donald, Victoria) and Kevin Thorogood 29-17.
The winners of the Sunday trophy were the team with the lowest winning score, Dan Robinson and Shane May.
On Saturday the Club Champion Pairs team of Gavin Milne and Shane Spann will travel to Pioneer Valley to contest the Champion of Champions Pairs.
Meanwhile the club will host two Mixed Pairs game on Sunday.
Lois Read and Rob Taylor will play Janet Mortimer and Kevin Thorogood while Noelie Dibben and Jim Quod face Matthew and Gail Camm.
At our club, there will be 2 Mixed Pairs games played on Sunday afternoon. Lois Read and Rob Taylor v Janet Mortimer and Kevin Thorogood; Noelie Dibben and Jim Quod v Matthew Camm and Gail Camm.
Last Wednesday the final of the B Singles was played.
Norma Daniels defeated Janet Mortimer 25-10, with the former now set to represent Proserpine at the Champion of Champions later this month.
In social play, Darrelle Rowe (Soldiers Point), Noelie Dibben and Pepper Evans (Coonabarabran) defeated Betty Evans (Coonabarabran), Arthur Williams and Maree Daffara 23-10; Ron Rowe (Soldiers Point), Flo O’Hanlon and Gail Camm took down Cathy Holmes, June Blair and Joy Jeffries 25-12; Fran Porter and Heather Patullo crushed Carlie Albertson and Dot Hinschen 30-9.
With the Champion of Champions event taking up all of the Wednesdays in August, the Club Championship Triples game of Janet Mortimer, Lillian Harris and Heather Brown against Lois Read, Barbara Dammash and Maree Daffara will be played on Sunday, August 24.
The next committee meeting is on Monday, August 11 at 2pm.
There will be a working bee at the club on Sunday morning. This is general preparation of the surrounds of the greens before the club hosts the Champion of Champions pairs and the Men’s Under 200s carnival.