Benalla Bowls Club had another successful weekend in the pennant competition, with wins in the A and B-grades.
The returning weekend after the holidays saw the A1 side win 97-72 and go top of the competition.
M. Robertson won 30-12, C. Cooney lost 18-30, R. Mitchell won 25-16, and S. McMahon won 24-14.
Benalla’s A2 side lost to Chiltern at home, 83-87.
G. McNutt lost 24-28, J, Stevens won 19-13, S. Spence drew 23-all, and R. Warnock lost 17-23.
Benalla A4 drew with Wodonga away, 90-all.
J. Hodder lost 21-29, T. Armstrong lost 16-21, H. Dartman lost 22-23, and G. Yates won 31-17.
Benalla B1 won 67-59 at home against Moyhu.
M. White lost 17-22, L. Lidgerwood won 27-24, and M. Sellers won 23-13.
Benalla B2 won 73-63 against Corowa RSL at home.
D. Lucas won 38-16, J. Tabe won 27-20, and K. Rainsbury lost 14-27.
Saturday’s open social bowls saw 21 players enter two games of 12 ends in triples or pairs.
Winners were B. Higgins, D. Treleaven, and J. Cooper with two wins plus 21 shots up.
Runners up were D. Tilbury and J. Gellety.
In the indoor bowls last week, three games of eight ends were played, with winners on the day L. Brown, D. Tonks, and M. Price with three wins plus 14 shots up.
Runners up W. Billman and J. Lemin.
Three games of eight ends were played last Monday, winners were W. Billman, D. Tonks, and L. Watson with three wins plus 25 shots up.
Swanpool Bowling Club is off to a good start for the year also, defeating Club Mulwala by 44 shots on Saturday.
Lance’s team of M. Senior, W. Armistead and R. Aumann won easily by 33 shots, while Lorraine’s ladies team lost by eight shots.
D. Stewart’s team won by 10 shots, S. Mathieson’s team won by 9 shots.
Mens and ladies championships are to be played on Sunday, with results next issue.
Australia Day Quadripartite is January 26, starting time 9.30am.
●For more information on the Australia Day competition, phone Lance on 0407321258 or Jim Wood on 0455947642. Closing date January 24.