Mixed re­sults for Deni Bowl­ing Club teams

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Toni Brooksby, Keith Plat­fuss, Stu­art Tre­ble and skip­per Lloyd Ritchie strug­gled against Rich River, trail­ing 6 to 3 af­ter five ends, with the home side ex­tend­ing their lead 16 to 9 af­ter 15 ends.

Af­ter the break Rich River con­tin­ued to out­play Deni to fur­ther in­crease their lead 20 to 11.

Deni tried hard to re­duce the deficit, cru­cially clos­ing the gap over the last five ends, go­ing down 22 to 17.

Deni’s dom­i­nance in Di­vi­sion Three saw them win on all three rinks against Rich River, with an over­all mar­gin of 78 to 56.

In his Di­vi­sion Three de­but Stephen King, along with Danny Stan­more, Graeme Ded­man and skip­per David Sey­mour con­ceded a Rich a ‘five’ on the first end, but re­sponded quickly with a ‘four’ on the sec­ond and a ‘one’ on the third to be level.

The lead swapped over the next 13 ends with Deni go­ing to the break trail­ing Rich River 18 to 17.

Over the next five ends af­ter the break Deni outscored Rich River to lead 23 to 21.

Deni main­tained their lead over the last five ends out scor­ing Rich River to run out win­ners 27 to 23.

Tony King, An­thony Shields, Col Knuckey and skip­per Tom Todd won 11 of the first 15 ends to lead Rich River at the break 20 to 6.

Af­ter the break Rich River made a come­back, outscor­ing Deni 10 shots to five, how­ever this was not enough to over­come the home side, run­ning out even­tual win­ners 25 to 16.

Tony Scoullar, Ray An­der­son, Alan Hard­cas­tle and skip­per Tony Danck­ert started well to lead Rich River af­ter 13 to 3 af­ter 10 ends.

The next five ends saw Rich River outscore the home side to bring the mar­gin back to 15 to 10 head­ing into the break.

Af­ter the break Deni outscored Rich River 11 to seven to win 26 to 17.

The game was won af­ter the break by Danck­ert who played the per­fect skips game by draw­ing ab­so­lute shot when down or restrict­ing the op­po­si­tion to ‘ones’ when it couldn’t be drawn.

Deni’s Di­vi­sion Five were out­classed at El­more, go­ing down on both rinks to suf­fer a 54 to 42 loss.

Ian Ches­sels, Kev Keane, Tony Smith and skip­per Michael Dono­hue started slowly, go­ing down 5 tp 1 af­ter three be­fore col­lect­ing a ‘four’ on the fourth end to draw level.

Deni scored six shots to four over the next eight ends to lead El­more 11 to 9 on the 12th end.

Ends 13 and 14 went to Deni with a ‘five’ and a ‘four’ be­fore El­more hit back with a ‘five’ of their own on the 15th with a 20 to 14 mar­gin in favour of the vis­i­tors.

Af­ter the break El­more scored nine shots in three ends to close the gap to 20 to 18.

Scores re­mained close up un­til the 22nd with Deni slightly in front 23-22 with three ends to play.

El­more won the last three ends to run out win­ners 27 to 24.

Louis Vil­lella, Sheena Wubbels, Alan Mor­ton and skip Barry Seignior were in a close bat­tle with El­more lead­ing 9 to 7 af­ter 10 ends.

Over the next five ends Deni scored seven unan­swered shots to lead El­more into the break 14 to 9.

Af­ter the break El­more came out swing­ing, scor­ing nine shots to two to pinch the lead.

Deni were well outscored in the last five ends to go down 27 to 18.

Di­vi­sion One skip­per Shane Laing ap­plauds the ef­forts of third Mur­ray Fresh­wa­ter bowl on Satur­day. Pho­tos cour­tesy Wayne Bradley.

Lead Tony Scoullar sends one down the green for Di­vi­sion Three.

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