Quesada bowls club held their club championships last weekend and were greeted with good weather throughout.
The men’s singles was won by Jason P, who beat George Carnell, whilst Irene Everett was crowned ladies singles champion, following her victory over Sheena Barnes.
It was a last bowl nail biter in the mixed pairs final, as George Carnell & Anne Linley beat Steve Hibberd & Sandra Heath. Both the men’s and ladies pairs featured multiple winners. In the men’s section, Chris Brazier & Jason P proved too good for John Cleal & Andy Reid.
A similar situation occurred with the ladies, as Irene Everett & Ann Linley beat Mel Highland & Sandra Heath. A trips team of Mel Highland, Jason P & Peter Morgan were comfortable victors over Colin Highland, Sheena & Dave Barnes, but in the rinks final, it went down to the very last wood.
Congratulations to Mel Highland, Chris Brazier, Peter Morgan & Jason P, who beat George Carnell, Steve Hibberd, Sandra Heath & Trevor Voisey by 1 shot.
Diamonds played their outstanding South Alicante match, knowing that a good result was essential if they were to finish 2nd in their division. Alas, a 3-7 home defeat at the hands of champions Country Bowls Flamingoes, meant that they had to settle for 3rd place.
Here’s the points scorers – A Bowen, B Elliott, T Voisey 24-20. S Hibberd, P & B Rees 19-19. Rubies travelled to Vistabella to complete their rearranged match against the Buggies. As the hosts could only field 3 teams, these 2 Rubies trips ensured that an 8-2 victory also meant a 3rd place finish – P Turner, R Lewin, J Brinton 19-11. J Cleal, H Olsen, A Reid 15-11.
Our Swifts must take pride of place of all 6 of our Mon/Fri teams, as they lifted the Southern league Div C championship by 1 point. Well done to everyone involved.
Both our Blenheims & Lancasters embarked on another summer (ish) season in the South Alicante league. In the top div, Blenheims came away with 4 points from their visit to San Luis.
Wellingtons won on 3 rinks to Blenheims 2, which consisted of these 2 sets of trips – M Highland, B Elliott, T Voisey 24-20. G Carnell, M France, Jason P 28-5.
Against a strong Country Bowls line up, Lancasters pulled off a fine 8-4 home victory over the Red Kites, thanks to these boys & girls – C Lowry, S Jakeman, K Lowry 26-8. I Everett, S Hibberd, S Heath 19-10. C Bowles, D Gould, A Reid 18-15.
Finally, both Lions & Tigers were scheduled to play opening VCL games of a new season. I say scheduled, but due to health concerns by some of the Lions team, their away fixture over at San Miguel didn’t take place (watch this space!). But, Tigers home match against San Miguel Deputies did go ahead. A Reid won men’s singles 21-1, S Jakeman & D Barnes won pairs, but as the other disciplines lost, a 4-8 defeat was the outcome.