The Mount Gambier District Indoor Bowls Association held its second Association championship event last Thursday night where the two big titles were contested.
The Adrian Pearson Lawn and Garden Care/Marina and Perria Davis Men’s Pairs Championship plus the Yahl Indoor Bowls Club / Henry Kerr Memorial Ladies Pairs Championship were played.
With very high numbers nominating this year the competition was going to the strongest in many years. In the Ladies semi finals, the Post-Tel pair of Lynda Kember and Fiona Pearson defeated the Glenburnie team of Fiona Rochow and Serena Bourn 5 shots to 3 and the pair of Shirley Gifford and Jennifer Bowering from Saints defeated the team from RSL & District, Tru Franklin and Kym Franklin 9 shots to 2.
The final of the Yahl Indoor Bowls Club / Henry Kerr Memorial Ladies’ Pairs Championship was taken out by the Post-Tel pair of Lynda Kember and Fiona Pearson who defeated Shirley Gifford and Jennifer Bowering, 10 shots to 2.
The Men’s semi finals saw the Wandilo Water Rats team of Peter Gregory and Tony Bowditch defeat the Post-Tel pair of Jim Pearson and Craig Pearson 12 shots to 1, while in the other semi final the Commercial Club team of John Oakley and Graham Dent defeated the Moorak team of Gary Walters and Tim Radley 9 shots to 5.
The Wandilo Water Rats pair, Peter Gregory and Tony Bowditch defeated the Commercial Club pair of John Oakley and Graham Dent winning the championship for the third time in succession 11 shots to 3 to take out the Adrian Pearson Lawn & Garden Care / Marina & Perria Davis Men’s Pairs Championship.
The Ladies’ Consolation saw the Kongorong team of Christine Kerr and Heather Glynn defeat the Blue Lake Bowlers pair of Lyn Vanderlay and Bronwyn Hill 10 shots to 5.
In the Men’s Consolation final the Post-Tel team of Wayne Legutko and Zac Pearson defeated the Blue Lake Bowlers Team of Jeremy Butler and Tom Seath winning the Men’s Consolation 6 shots to 3.