Mixed results for bowls club
HEATHCOTE Bowling Club had a mixed weekend with division three going down to Bendigo but division six recording a strong victory, also against Bendigo. Weekend Pennant Results Division three: Heathcote 72 lost to Bendigo 92
Deryl Binney 19 lost to B Morrison 20 Greg Speirs 15 lost B Craig 22 Bill Gardiner 21 lost to J Trickey 30 John McGillivray 17 lost to J Moore 20
Deryl Binney’s team started well, winning 11 of the first 14 ends to lead by 11 shots. The team won the next two ends, but lost the last eight ends to go down by a single shot.
Greg Speirs’ team had an even start with scores level on the 4th, 6th, 10th and 18th ends. Greg’s team was only able to win two more ends and was defeated by five shots.
Bill Gardiner’s team made a good start and led by nine shots by the 14th end. Sadly though, that was when fortune changed, and the team lost 10 of the last 11 ends to record a nine-shot loss.
John McGillivray’s team struggled at the start and trailed by six shots by the 14th end. Despite winning the last four ends, John’s team lost by four shots.
Division six: Heathcote 107 def. Bendigo 95 Rae Craig 22 lost to K Nemeth 26 Eileen O’Brien 23 lost to R Flanagan 25 Sharyn Vowles 34 def. T Lydiate 17 Denise Anderson 28 def. D Waight 27
Rae Craig’s team made an even start with scores level after 11 ends. The game remained close and despite winning the last three ends Rae’s team lost by four shots.
Eileen O’Brien’s team started well and led by eight shots by the 13th end. Eileen’s team led by five shots on the 23rd end but lost the last two ends to be defeated by two shots.
Sharyn Vowles’ team won the first three ends to lead by 16 shots after 12 ends. Sharyn’s team maintained the good form and went on to win by 17 shots.
Denise Anderson’s team started slowly and trailed by 13 shots by the 14th end. Denise’s team lifted losing only three more ends to go down by one shot.
Pennant has a break for Christmas and will resume on January 12, 2019. Social Bowls. In hot and humid conditions on Wednesday, 12 bowlers played three games of pairs.
The winners were Hal Dihm (s) and John Hutson (three wins, 40 points, +8 shots). Runners-up were Smokey Dawson (s) and Daryl Dedman (two wins, 33 points, -3 shots) from Eileen O’Brien (s) and Lorraine Speirs (two wins, 32 points, +12 shots).
The jackpot was not won and will be $60 on Saturday. Please note that social bowls will be played on Saturdays and Wednesdays until pennant resumes on January 12. Coming Events. Today: Mixed social bowls at 1pm. Saturday, December 22: Mixed social bowls at 1pm.