Young fights through semi to take the ti­tle

Te Awamutu Courier - - News -

Twenty-two Te Awa­mutu Bowl­ing Club mem­bers took to the greens to bat­tle out the mixed sin­gles cham­pion.

Af­ter five rounds the top four were found to con­test the semi fi­nals.

Frank Loomb came up against Janet Of­fi­cer, pre­vail­ing 18-8.

Of­fi­cer scored the first end by one, but then stalled to be be­hind 9-1.

A fight back in the mid­dle of the match wasn’t enough and Loomb again pulled away over the fi­nal ends.

In the other semi it was a closer bat­tle, re­quir­ing an ex­tra de­cid­ing end af­ter Judy Cato and Terry Young tied 11-11.

Young took one shot on the ex­tra end to claim the match and go to the fi­nal.

Scor­ing was close for much of the match, al­though Young threat­ened to blow a 9-4 lead in the lat­ter stages and had to claim a shot in the fi­nal end to force the tie.

He made eas­ier work of the fi­nal, claim­ing the win 16-8.

A flier proved the dif­fer­ence — Young go­ing 7-0 up af­ter three ends, then 10-1 af­ter six which proved too much to claw back.

He kept Loomb point­less for the last six ends, scor­ing one each time to pull away.

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