By Casey O'Connor
The Summit can probably lay claim to being the coolest bowls club in the state and it lived up to that last weekend with cool and windy conditions on the greens. It didn’t seem to deter or hamper the bowlers however.
There was plenty activity on and off the greens on Sunday 20 teams played two bowls triples in the club’s Apple and Grape Carnival in what was a rain interrupted afternoon.
Local bowlers were joined by a large contingent of visitors from other clubs.
Rain chased the bowlers off the greens forcing them to take an early break mid afternoon. Fortunately conditions improved allowing play to continue. Paul Zamprogno’s team were the winners with teams led by Tony Schubert, Billy Lee and Dale Calligan filling the minor placings. The last round winners were Graham Warner’s team.
A special thank you to the sponsors of Sunday’s carnival.
On Saturday 16 local players checked out how the greens were likely to play the next day playing two games of fours and there were some excellent shots played during the games. On rink five Artillio Zamprogno, Cliff Jones Paul Zamprogno and Rod Newlands played well to defeat Pat Cook, Tina Schubert, Jamie Zamprogno and Frank Taylor 13-9 in a pretty close game.
On rink six John Cook, Brian Brown John Graham and Rob Capelli defeated Rocky Thompson Pam Moore Phil Davis and Tony Schubert by a three point margin. The final score 22-19.
This Saturday the Summit Men’s team head to Inglewood for the Inglewood Club Challenge while the Ladies Singles Championship will be decided with games played Saturday and Sunday.
The draw is Pam Moore v Sandra Minns; Valda Newlands v Maree Keegan; Gaye Wilmot v Tina Schubert; Sylean Fairley v Jo McKaskill.
The kitchen at the Summit Bowls has reopened and meals will be available on Friday night. Everyone is invited along.