LEONGATHA Bowls Club’s John Hall is the undisputed champ of the region.
The South Gippsland Bowls Division (SGBD) champions played off against West Gippsland Bowls Division (WGBD) champions at Trafalgar Bowls Club recently.
The ultimate goal was the opportunity to represent Strzelecki Region and play against the other 15 Regions in the Victorian State Finals to be held in Bendigo in April.
Leongatha Bowls Club was well represented with a number of its players vying for a range of titles following their successes in the lead up to this event.
John Hall played off for Men’s Champion of Champions against WGBD’s Rob Rennie of Moe with John being victorious in a resounding win.
Liz Beale and John Hall played off against WGBD’s highly regarded team of John and Maureen Leighton (Drouin BC) for the Mixed Pairs event.
Following some impressive bowling by all involved, the result came down to a tie-breaker end with John and Liz taking the title.
Then it was time for the team of Leongatha’s Sue Symmons and Liz Beale with Loch’s Jenny Miller to take to the green for the fight for supremacy in the Women’s Triples against WGBD’s team of Maureen Leighton, Sheryl Atkinson and Samantha Atkinson (Drouin BC).
Again the bowling was first class, but the SGBD team was too good and another title was won.
The final Strzelecki Regional title up for grabs is the Women’s Fours was played on Sunday, February 25 at Trafalgar BC.
The SGBD team included Leongatha BC players Sue Symmons and Angela Hackett with Jenny Miller (Loch BC) and Nics McKenzie (Fish Creek BC).
Hall the champ of the region