Big week for bowlers

Mansfield Courier - - Sport - By LYN FOOTS

LAST Tuesday’s pen­nant saw Mans­field play­ing at home against YMGCR, a tough side.

Af­ter the al­lot­ted 25 ends, Mans­field took a nar­row win 64 shots to 61.

Ge­orge Peter­son, Elaine Peter­son, Graeme Ty­ers and Terri Kil­patrick had a bat­tle with their op­po­nents, but Mans­field still man­aged to win 13 of the 25 ends.

Af­ter the 24th end the score was all tied up at 17 all.

With the win up for grabs, YMGCR man­aged to score the one shot needed on the last end to win 18 shots to 17.

The fi­nal rink of Irene Fuller, Lyn Foots, Kris Humphrey and Colleen Christo­pher be­gan slowly, but by the 9th end they had the lead 12 shots to 8.

YMGCR kicked into gear and be­gan to win mul­ti­ple ends fi­nally tak­ing the win 28 shots to 23.

Mans­field is still in 7th spot on the lad­der, but a cou­ple of good wins could see them climb a few steps up the lad­der.

This week they play at home against Wan­garatta.

Satur­day pen­nant saw the A2s hav­ing a win away against YMGCR and the B1s had a loss away to top of the lad­der St James.

The A2s were feel­ing con­fi­dent and won 96 shots to 81.

John Foots, Gary Fuller, Kerri Ni­col and Sid Rev­ell got off to a slow start and were down 12 shots to nil af­ter six ends.

Try as they might, they could not make up for their slow start and went down 19 shots to 30.

Ray Robin­son, Noel Jack­son, Elaine Peter­son and Rick Ni­chols held on to take the win 23 shots

21.

Graham Smith, Don Cameron, Ray Close and Enid Smith be­gan re­ally well and by the 8th end they led 13 shots to 2.

YMGCR won 12 of the next 13 ends to take the lead 21 shots to 15 and Mans­field couldn’t re­cover in time, go­ing down 19 shots to 22.

The fi­nal rink of Ge­orge Peter­son, Lyn Foots, Graeme Ty­ers and Mar­ian Ryan took a win 35 shots

8.

Mans­field A2s are look­ing for­ward to the break this week­end with no play al­lowed dur­ing the Vic­to­rian Open.

The B1s al­ways knew it was go­ing to be tough, and St James took the points 86 shots to 63.

Tom Tomic, Mick Quinn, Les Wood and Jenny Walsh led Mans­field to a win, 31 shots to 24.

Tom Ni­col, Mick Walsh, Kath­leen Bock and Terri Kil­patrick plugged away, and af­ter a valiant ef­fort, went down 15 shots to 30.

The fi­nal rink of Irene Fuller, Marco Bohren, Kevin Nikkel­son and Pam Zierk-Ma­honey could not bridge the huge gap, and went down 17 shots to 32.

Mans­field re­mains in 5th spot on the lad­der and they too look for­ward to this week­end’s break.

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