HEATCHOTE bowls ladies played South Bendigo in the annual practice match and recorded a big 26-shot win to retain the shield.
Results: Heathcote 71 defeated South Bendigo 45
Sharon Arnold 23 defeated V Lisle 10
Denise Anderson 26 defeated J Petering 22
Eileen O’Brien 22 defeated H Hall 13
The win was a good result leading into another pennant season with all rinks leading all day against one of the better sides in division two.
On Wednesday in warm but windy conditions, 20 bowlers played three games of pairs.
Only one team won the all three games. The winners were Rod Hanson (s) and Lorraine Speirs (three wins,44 points, +27 shots).
Runners-up were Frank Dimauro (s) and Daryl Dedman (two wins, 34 points, +1 shot) from Neville Smith (s) and John Hutson (two wins, 33 points, +14 shots).
The jackpot was not won and will be $200 today.
Congratulations to Rod and Lorraine who scored a converted eight shots on the third end of the first game.
Saturday October 7: Mixed social bowls at 1.00pm.
Wednesday October 11:Committee Meeting at 4.30pm.
Thursday October 12: Thursday Night Club barbecue start.
Saturday October 14:Practice match against North Bendigo at Heathcote.
Monday October 16:Ladies pennant round one.
Saturday October 21:Men’s pennant round one.