Mixed bag for Club Cham­pion Fours

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -


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.

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