Blair and Brown take Club Champs

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

On Tues­day the Proser­pine Ladies Bowl­ing Club team trav­elled to Sa­rina for the John­ston Shield.

In the first game they played against Mackay City – He­len Muller won her sin­gles, Lois Read and Joan McGrath won their pairs and Vicki Spann, Heather Pat­ullo, Ma­ree Daf­fara and Heather Brown lost their Fours. On Tues­day af­ter­noon they played against Seaforth win­ning the Sin­gles and the Fours and nar­rowly miss­ing out on the Pairs. On Thurs­day morn­ing they played against North­ern Beaches in the semi-fi­nal – they lost the Sin­gles and Fours and won the Pairs putting them out of the con­test, won by North Mackay.

On Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon, the fi­nal of the Club Cham­pi­onship Pairs was played.

June Blair and Heather Brown de­feated Fran Porter and He­len Muller 28-11.

This week, He­len Muller and Vicki Spann are wished ev­ery luck and great bowls when they com­pete in the Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons. He­len re­ceived a bye in the first round and has had a with­drawal from her sec­ond round op­po­nent, be­gin­ning her con­test on Wed­nes­day at Mar­ian. Vicki plays against Pauline Turchett from City in the first round on Tues­day morn­ing at Pi­o­neer Val­ley.

Next Monday, Au­gust 1, is the Proser­pine Whit­sun­day Car­ni­val. It is colour­ful, trop­i­cal at­tire and members are each asked to bring two Cent Sale prizes.

Proser­pine Bowls Club

On Satur­day morn­ing Shane Spann had a real bat­tle on his hands to de­feat Ma­ree Daf­fara in the Mixed Sin­gles 25-20. On Satur­day af­ter­noon, the Mixed Triples was played. Philip Brown, Ross Reville and Kevin Thoro­good stunned Jonathan Bye, Gavin Milne and Shane Spann de­feat­ing them 31-21.

On Sun­day morn­ing, Shane May de­feated Dale Haack 2716 in a game of Mixed Sin­gles. On Sun­day af­ter­noon two games of Competition Mixed Pairs were played. Vicki Spann and Wayne Handley de­feated Phil Brown and Heather Brown 23-13. Dale Haack and Ma­ree Daf­fara sur­vived a late charge by Wendy Pomeroy and Shane May win­ning 20-18.

A to­tal of 17 members and vis­i­tors turned out for so­cial bowls on Sun­day af­ter­noon.

The Men’s Fours team that con­tested the Cham­pion of Cham­pion Fours at Sa­rina against Seaforth on Satur­day were de­feated in their game as they lost a 5 in the later stages and couldn’t re­cover.

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