Deni Di­vi­sion One bounce back

Deniliquin Pastoral Times - - SPORT -

De­niliquin Bowl­ing Club’s Di­vi­sion One made their way back to the win­ner’s list in round three of the Cam­paspe Val­ley Bowls Di­vi­sion sea­son.

Deni were com­fort­able on their home greens, knock­ing off Rochester with two out of three rink wins to win over­all by 16 shots, 74 to 58.

The team of Ray Brown, Lind­say Franklin, Linda Har­ris and skip­per Si­mon Chisolm traded shots with Rochester over the first five ends, with the vis­i­tors lead­ing 5 to 3.

Over the next five ends Deni took the lead to be in front 14 to 8, main­tain­ing their lead over the fol­low­ing five ends to go into the af­ter­noon tea break in front 18 to 12.

Af­ter the break Deni in­creased their lead to 23 to 15, be­fore scored four shots to one over the last five ends to over­come Rochester 27 to 16.

Peter Chad­der­ton, Mur­ray Fresh­wa­ter, Con­way Bovell and skip­per Shane Laing also picked up a cru­cial win for Deni.

The quar­tet started well af­ter five ends lead­ing Rochie 8 to 2.

The vis­i­tors outscored Deni over the next five ends but still trailed 10 to 6, be­fore win­ning four of the next five ends.

De­spite this they still trailed Deni with scores at 14 to 12 thanks to a ‘four’ on the 15th end by the home side.

Deni outscored Rochie af­ter the break with six shots to one to lead 20 to 13 with five ends to play.

De­niliquin again outscored the vis­i­tors seven shots to two to run out­win­ners 27 to 15.

Ste­fan Tru­elsen, David Hes­sel, John Flisher amd skip­per Jaime Shields had a hor­ror start, trail­ing 14 to 2 af­ter five ends, af­ter con­ced­ing a ‘six’ on the 5th end.

Deni gath­ered them­selves and outscored Rochester in the next five ends to trail 16 to 9, be­fore bring­ing the mar­gin back to 18 to 14 at the break.

Deni bested Rochie in the first five ends af­ter the break but still trailed by two shots, 20 to 18.

The vis­i­tors fin­ished strongly how­ever, to be the even­tual win­ners 27 to 20.

One rink win was enough for Deni’s Di­vi­sion Two when trav­el­ling to Rich River, pick­ing up an over­all win of 63 to 59.

Deni’s Gra­ham Nes­bit, Mark Tasker, Joanne Bovell and skip­per Harry Lea started well with the first five ends go­ing their way, lead­ing Rich River 6 to 1.

Rich River made a come­back to trail Deni by two shots af­ter 10 ends and by the break had taken the lead to be in front of Deni 11 to 10 af­ter 15.

Rich River con­tin­ued to in­crease their lead un­til Deni hit back with seven shots to three, to re-gain the lead 17 to 14 af­ter 20 ends.

Over the last five ends the home side outscored Deni seven shots to one to run out win­ners 21 to 18.

Bill Young, Max­ine Nor­ton, Stephen O’Brien and skip­per Paul Snare jumped out of the gates early to lead Rich River 12 to 0 af­ter six ends.

Rich River re­turned the favour by win­ning the next five ends to trail Deni with a score of 12 to 8.

Deni went on to score six shots to one to go to the break 19 to 9 af­ter 15 ends.

Af­ter the break Rich River hit back to re­duce the gap to 20 to 15, be­fore the vis­i­tors stormed home to a cru­cial 28 to 16 win.

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