Thursday, September 7, 2023
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
On Wednesday we had a good turn up for Social bowls.
Bruce Uhe and Peter Lawton defeated Ted Cullen and Russell Jackson 16 - 14 in a game of traditional pairs, in practice for the upcoming Pratt Cup.
Alen Sanderson and Philip Brown defeated Jim Bownds and Paul Gerbich (visitor from Queenbeyan) 19 - 17 in a game of 3 bowl Pairs.
Mark Mawson, John Askew, and Arthur Griffith defeated Pat Bownds, John Askew, and John Anderson 24 - 16.
Saturday, we had a team competing in the Pratt Cup at Wests Tigers.
Singles, pairs, and Fours all had wins in the morning game against Mackay City.
The afternoon game against Seaforth was a tightly fought match.
Proserpine had a win in the Fours (Shane Kinnear, Jonathan Bye, Barry Saroglia, and Gavin Milne), the Pairs (Andrew Bell and Wayne Handley) went down by one shot and the Singles (Michael Kinnear) fought back from an early deficit to be defeated 25 - 20.
Seaforth went on to defeat Airlie Beach in the next round and were defeated by Souths Suburban 2 - 1 in the Final.
On Sunday afternoon John Burnett, Alen Sanderson and Philip Brown defeated Margie Burnett, John Anderson, and Peter Lawton 23 - 14.
Contributed with thanks to Heather Brown.
Alen Sanderson showing good style at Social Bowls on Sunday afternoon. Photo supplied