Bittersweet pennants round for Prossie bowlers
The Proserpine Bowls Club’s division 5 pennants had a bittersweet weekend of bowls.
On Saturday the team went to Mackay where Ross Reville’s team won 22-15 and Vince Olsen’s boys fell 31-12.
Barry Zillmann’s team also won 23-17 but it wasn’t enough for the club to get the overall victory, falling to Mackay 6357.
On Sunday, it was a home game against RSL Memorial.
Barry Zillmann’s team fell 20-16 to their opponents, Vince Olsen’s team triumphed 19-12 and Ross Reville’s group prevailed 28-16.
These results were enough to give Proserpine the overall win over RSL at 63-48.
Division five’s next pennants game will be on Saturday, June 27, when they travel to North Mackay.
Some Proserpine bowlers were also involved in the Australian Open at the Gold Coast over the weekend.
Sectional play in singles was held on Saturday, Sunday and Monday while the pairs division is under way.
Read next week’s paper to see how the region’s players fared.
On Wednesday, the club’s ladies pennants teams played rounds 2 and 3 of this year’s competition.
In the early game against Northern Beaches, Heather Brown’s team was defeated 20-16 while Maree Daffara’s outfit succumbed 25-10.
Northern Beaches won the day against Proserpine 45-26.
The afternoon match was a different story, with Proserpine bouncing back to win 4530 over Sarina.
Heather Brown’s team won 16-14 while Maree Daffara’s group prevailed 29-16.
Friday’s pennants game against Mackay has been postponed until Friday, June 26, due to rain in Mackay last week.
Round 5 and 6 of the pennants is another home doubleheader next Wednesday.
The club will host Souths Suburban at 9am before backing up for matches with North Mackay at 1pm.
Round 4 of pennants will be played on June 26, with the club’s bus leaving Proserpine for Mackay at 10am.
Social bowls was not held on Sunday due to the weather.