Waihi Beach Bowling Club recently held a members only mini tournament. The format was three rounds of triples and the winning team with three wins was Tom Sneddon, Erin Schumacher and Adrian Mcgaughey. Runners up with two wins on a count back were Jocelyn Lawrence, Des Meyer and Raewyn Bailey.
Over the weekend the last tournament for the Thames Valley Junior Open series was held. The format was a Singles tournament with the men playing at Pauanui and the ladies at Paeroa. At Pauanui Terry Scelly, Darryl Hawkins and Adrian Mcgaughey all qualified for post section play, with Adrian gaining a place in the semi-final where he was eliminated by Wayne Heron who went on to be runner-up.
At Paeroa Ann Murray, Julie Scelly and Marie Martin all qualified for post section play. Marie went on to contest the final and ended up runner-up against Pat Ridings from Hauraki. Thanks to all the club member who turned out to mark games and support our club junior players.
Waihi Beach Bowling Club held a triples tournament sponsonsored by Beach Contractors. The freezing cold weather was not conducive to great bowling and there were no four winners. On a count back, of the five three winners, the top team was Tom Sneddon, Grant Caskie and Des Meyer. Second place went to Shirley Taylor, Diane Paulsen and Neville Wiseman. Third place was Terry Scelly, Julie Scelly and Bob Duncan.
Waihi Beach RSA Indoor Bowl October 4: We had a successful pairs tournament. Welcome to Helen Pearson who joined in the play.
Jeanette Riley and Keven Meanie were the only team with 3 wins.
Triers team was Marie Martin and
Hazel Johnstone won the raffle. Next week will be the clubs mini tournament with chickens, eggs and bacon for prizes.
Waihi Beach RSA Indoor Bowls
Held a successful chicken tournament on Monday night. Neal Mikkelsen and Keven Meanie had 3 wins 11 Ends and won on a count back of points. Second place was Hazel Johnstone and Allan Carter also with 3 wins and 11 Ends. Molly Tilsley, Howard Anderson and Lesley Demler were rewarded with prizes for their gallant effort. Hazel and Molly were the raffle winners. Next week will be bowls followed with the AGM.
SNOOKER Waihi Beach RSA
October 8, Tuesday doubles: 14 players this week - first John Mutch 210 points, runner-up Ian Rodgers 196 points, third Barry Hunt 177 points,
highest break John Mutch 39, lucky draw John Lorimer, raffle Barry Jesney.
Thursday singles: 15 players this week - first Mark Bickley 147 points, runnerup Allan Dower 80 points, third Ian Heriot 79 points, highest break Mark Bickley 24.
Waihi Beach RSA October 15 Tuesday Doubles:first John Mutch 215 points Runner-up Ian Booth 213 points ,third Colin Old 189 points, highest break John Mutch 22, lucky draw John Mutch,raffle Ian Herriot Thursday Singles 15 players this week- first Allan Dower 136 points, runner-up David Bell 109 points,third Jimmy Ewing 88 points,highest break Allan Dower 25.L J Hooker Waihi Beach Donated prizes 1st Gavin Hobbs.2nd Greg Adam,3rd John Lorimer.
It was a great day at the Whangamata
Club Mah Jong Club Championship on Friday, October 16. The Bigwood Prize was won by Noeline Walmsley. The Winner of the Championship was Roger Kennerley with 64 points. Second were Snow Harris and Lorna Judd with 42 points and third was Erin Wyatt with 41 points. The raffle was won by Catherine Kidd.
Ladies 9Hole Golf, October 13 Stbfd Trophy.calm drizzly conditions when the 19 intrepid ladies teed off but unfortunately the rain came in and those at the back of the field got rather wet! Results : Susan Coffey 21stbfd, Pat Fletcher 19 stbfd, Shona Waters 18stbfd on c/b from Jennifer Lawton 18stbfd.luv Coffee NTP Celia Brown and Whanga Bar LP Joy Robinson.
Williamson 9 Hole Ladies - October 14
Was a fun day using only 4 clubs. Leading the Stableford haggle was Jenny Taylor with 21 points, then we had Chris Styles, Liz Routley, Anne Harris and Jude Small all on 19 . Chill L/P was won by Chris Styles and Unichem NTP won by Vicki Mcguire.
500 CARD CLUB Whangamata RSA
October 14: Fourteen players came along and enjoyed the afternoon. Winner on the day was Snow Harris with Karyn Jones taking home the chocolate bar and Helen Tebbutt won the raffle. New players always welcome on Wednesdays from 12.30pm – play starts at 1pm.
Pauanui Golf Club
Ladies (Stroke Play only): Silver: Shirley Smith, Bronze I: Judy Mckenzie, R/U Wendy William. No Bronze II, Bronze III: Jane Masters, R/U Carolyn Wade Men's Stroke Play: Senior: Nathan Smith, R/U Nigel Smith. Intermediate: Kevin Ashworth (including a Hole in One), R/U Hugh Masters Junior: Rob Stewart (on countback), R/U Butch Jenkins. Men's Match Play: Senior: Doug Crisp, R/U Oliver Leen. Intermediate: Gary Jenkin, R/U Bob Haworth, Junior A: Scott Porter, R/U Bill Singer. Junior B: Tony Cogan, R/U Garry Reynolds. Whangamata Ladies 9 Hole: Oct 13, Stbfd Trophy.calm drizzly conditions when the 19 intrepid ladies teed off but unfortunately the rain came in and those at the back of the field got rather wet! Results : Susan Coffey 21stbfd, Pat Fletcher 19 stbfd, Shona Waters 18stbfd on c/b from Jennifer Lawton 18stbfd.luv Coffee NTP Celia Brown and Whanga Bar LP Joy Robinson.
Coromandel secured a finalist at the recent 2020 National Scholastic Surfing Championships presented by Pub Charity with Whangamata's Pia Rogers finishing fourth in the Under 14 Girls Division.
The five-day event in Kaikoura rounded out a series of regional qualifiers for the eleven teams in attendance.
Some 110 surfers participated after having qualified to represent their twelve-person teams.
The National Scholastic Championships comprises seven age group divisions for males and females across both shortboard and longboard disciplines.
In the teams event, Canterbury surfed to victory with three titles from their five finalists.
It is only the second time in 32 years that Canterbury has claimed the title, the last coming in 2018. The dominant Bay of Plenty, who has won the title a record nine times, finished runner up this week leaving Auckland in third place still hunting for their first team title at the event. Young surfers from the Coromandel were given a financial boost to attend the event in Kaikoura thanks to a donation from the Whangamata Summer Festival committee.
Whangamata's Pia Rogers surfed her way to the finals in the 2020 Scholastics Surfing Championship in Kaikoura.
MAH JONG: Roger Kennerley who was the winner receiving his cup from Maree Schiphorst.
RIGHT: The school holidays Junior tennis coaching programme at the Whangamata Area School. Coach David Branks and 12 budding tennis students worked on their hand- ball coordination. The programme is aimed at hitting the ball over the net with accuracy and a bit of pace “serve it, smash it, win it, love it”.
PAUANUI PLAYERS: Golf winners for the Pauanui Golf championships.