Fine but cool conditions greeted 19 players at Heathcote Bowls Club on Wednesday, all of whom enjoyed three games of pairs and triples.
No team won all three games but the victors with two wins and a draw were Rod Hanson (s) and Dave Coote (2 wins, 1 draw, 38 points, +10 shots).
Runners-up were Greg Speirs (s) and John Hutson (2 wins, 35 points, +16 shots) from Peter Cunningham (s), Brett Mathieson and Daryl Dedman (2 wins 32 points, 0 shots). The jackpot was not won.
The warm conditions on Saturday attracted 24 players for three games of pairs.
The winners were Rae Craig (s) and Ilona Hutterer (3 wins, 42 points, +8 shots).
Runners-up were Keith Brown (s) and Tom Aylett (2 wins, 1 draw, 38 points, +17 shots). The jackpot was not won and will be $200 today (Wednesday October 19).
Midweek Bowls Results:
The Heathcote ladies travelled to Golden Square to play their first game in division two but struggled to lose by 32 shots.
Heathcote 43 lost to Golden Square 75: Eileen OBrien 20 defeated S Rooke13; Rae Craig 16 lost to M Lea 23; Denise Anderson7 lost to C Slingo 39.
Eileen O’Brien made an even start with scores level after eight ends. Eileen’s team gradually drew away to lead by six shots after 19 ends and finally won by seven shots.
Rae Craig had an even start with scores level after nine shots and scores were again level after 18 ends. However the team lost the next four ends and went down by seven shots.
Denise Anderson made a poor start losing five shots on the first end and trailed by 15 shots after nine ends. Despite their best efforts Denise’s team lost by 32 shots.
Midweek Pennant Teams:
Heathcote vs South Bendigo at Heathcote. C Cail(s), D Anderson, M Tattersall, H Baker; R Craig(s), D Cutajar, C Smith, M Wright; E O’Brien (s), J McDonald, D Finn, L Speirs; Duty Team: R Craig. Side Captain: C Cail.
Weekend Pennant Teams:
Division three — Heathcote vs North Bendigo at Heathcote. D E Binney(s), G Baker, P Cunningham, B Kapoultisa; B Gardiner (s), H Dawson, J McGillivray, O Meuller; G Speirs (s), G Wilkie, B Cail, P Mason; B Taylor (s), G Saunders, C Morcom, V Keogh; Duty Team: D E Binney. Side Captain: G Speirs.
Division six — Heathcote vs Kangaroo Flat at Kangaroo Flat. A Perry (s), E Knight, D Dedman, D Kilner; N Smith (s), C Cail, B Pumpa, L Tattersall; E O’Brien (s), D Anderson, K Reader, D Finn; K Brown(s), T Aylett, J Hutson, B Mathieson. Side Capitan: D Kilner. Bus Leaves at 12.15pm.
Today, Wednesday October 19: Mixed social bowls at 1.00pm.
Tomorrow, Thursday October 20: Pennant practice and Club BBQ.
Saturday October 22: Weekend pennant season commences.
Monday October 24: Midweek pennant Round 2.
Thursday October 27: Invitation Fours Tournament at 10.00am.
Sunday October 30: Tuesday Night Social Pennant Registration Day at 3.00pm.