HEATHCOTE Bowling Club’s midweek ladies team had a big win by 27 shots over VRI in warm and windy conditions.
Results: Heathcote 83 def. VRI 56
Denise Anderson 39 def P. Stannard 13
Rae Craig 19 lost to M. Gorrie 24
Eileen O’Brien 25 def A. Ellett 19
Denise Anderson started well winning eight of the first nine ends to lead by 16 shots. Denise’s team kept up the good form and despite losing the last, eventually won by 26 shots.
Rae Craig struggled early to trail by nine shots after 11 ends. Rae’s team lifted after the 18th end and scored three shots on the last to go down by only five shots.
Eileen O’Brien made a good start and led by 12 shots after eight ends.VRI improved but Eileen’s team held on winning the last end to record a six shot win.
It should be noted that the “boom” recruit, being a recent club champion playing their fist game for the year, put down a bowl on the wrong bias.
Pres, the little ring is on the inside!!
In warm and humid conditions on Wednesday, 11 players enjoyed three games of pairs and triples.
The only three game winners were Greg Speirs (s) and Kelvin Hamilton (three wins, 47 points, +34 shots).
Runners-up were Brian Taylor (s), Smokey Dawson and Les Morante (two wins, 30 points, -7 shots). The jackpot was not won.
Under threatening skies 15 bowlers played three games of pairs and triples. Once again only one team won the three games.
The winners were Brian Taylor (s), Smokey Dawson and Lorraine Speirs (three wins, 45 points, +23 shots). Runners-up were Bill Gardiner (s) and Ellis Knight (two wins, 30 points, +8 shots). The jackpot was not won and will be $200
Division 3 Heathcote vs Bendigo at Heathcote.
B. Taylor (s), C. Morcom, V. Keogh, B. Mathieson.
J. McGillivray (s), P. Mason, F. Dimauro, G. Baker.
G. Speirs (s), G. Wilkie, B. Cail, R. Anderson.
B. Gardiner (s), H. Dawson, P. Cunningham, N. Smith.
Team Captain: G Speirs. Duty Team: B Taylor.
Division 6 Heathcote vs Bendigo East at Bendigo East.
B. Kapoulitsa (s), R. Craig, M. Wright, L. Tattersall.
C. Cail (s), E. Knight, K. West, I. Ross.
E. O’Brien (s), L. Speirs, D. Dedman, I. Hutterer.
D. Anderson (s), J. McDonald, K. Reader, T. Aylett.
Team Captain: C. Cail. Bus Leaves at 12.30pm.
Midweek Pennant Team
Heathcote vs Bendigo East at Bendigo East.
C. Cail (s), R. Craig, K. West, M. Wright.
D. Anderson (s), S. Arnold, G. Speirs, I. Hutterer.
E. O’Brien (s), J. McDonald, D. Finn, L. Speirs.
Team Captain – C.Cail. Bus Leaves at 8.30am.
Thursday: Pennant practice and club tea.
Saturday: Weekend pennant resumes.
Monday: Midweek pennant.
Tuesday: Tuesday night social pennant at 7pm.