The Umina Beach men’s and women’s bowling clubs joined for semi-finals in their mixed pairs championship on Sunday, October 18.
Kaye Cavanagh and Glen Simington played against Pat Neal and Allan Rhodes, while Yvonne Gordon and Shane Waddell played against Tania Valli and Peter Springett.
In their game, “Kaye and Glen took the early lead over championship favourites Pat and Allan”, said men’s bowling club secretary Mr Peter Springett.
“Pat found her range and kept applying the pressure.
“Pat and Allan took the lead and despite a late surge by Yvonne and Glen.
“Pat and Allan kept going to win the high quality game.”
In the other semi-final, Yvonne and Shane took an early lead.
“Tania and Peter hung in, drew level and then eventually took the lead.
“Yvonne and Shane won a couple of ends and were only one behind going into the last end.
“Tania and Peter were holding two shots and game, when Shayne played the bowl of the match.
“He drove both Tania and Peter’s shot bowls out of the head to pick up three shots to win by two shots.
“This was also a very high quality game played in great spirit,” said Mr Springett.
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Peter Springett, UBMBC