Smithton have reason to celebrate after grabbing its first win of the Bowls North West Thursday Pennant season following the completion of round six games.
Playing at home against Viewmont, Smithton pulled off a tight 57-50 win, winning on two rinks thanks to the efforts of Karen Nielson, who squeaked past Barbara Loane 19-17, and Julie Oates, who proved too strong for Maree Brown 18-13.
Factor: An 18-13 win to Julie Oates (above) helped Smithton to its first win of the Bowls North West Thursday Pennant season against Viewmont.
Ensuring the visitors left for home with at least one point was Pam Zolati, who forced a 20-all draw with Patsy Medwin.
The win however wasn’t enough for Smithton to climb off the bottom of the ladder, with Ulverstone claiming four points in its heartbreaking 57-56 loss atPort Sorell.
Ulverstone looked set for its maiden victory of the season when Joan Burley accounted for Alison Munting 25-13 and Janice Clarkebeat Jan Marshall 18-13.
Wynyard’s Pam Cox had 21-14 win over Latrobe’s Erin Sesara.
But it wasn’t to be as Helen McNamara’s rink put in one of their best performances of the season to easily beat Gloria Compagne 31-13 and seal the win.
Wynyard atoned for its loss to Devonport last week and jumped back into the top four after upsetting the in-form Latrobe side 61-54.
Chyril Nolan got the ball rolling for the home side with a 24-17 triumph over Mary Beaumont, while Pam Cox extended the margin even further courtesy of a 21-14 win over Erin Sesara.
Janine Thompson salvaged two points for Latrobe with a seven-shot win over Dee Harman.
Penguin capitalised on Latrobe’s misfortune and moved into second spot on the ladder after taking care of South Burnie 64-50.
Karen Redman and Gaylene Elsworthy were again the major reason for the result, with Redman defeating Jan Kerrison 23-17, with Elsworthy proving too good for Marlene Singleton in a 23-14 win.
Maureen Feltham brought some joy for the South Burnie team with a tense 19-18 victory over Lyn Franklin, but it wasn’t enough to save them from dropping out of the top four.
Ladder leaders Devonport continued on its winning ways, this time travelling to Sheffield and getting over the home side 66-54.
The result was setup by the outstanding bowls of Robyn Bassett’s rink, who took care of Colleen Fielding 30-14, while Jenny Dargavel saved her best shot for last in a 21-18 win over Marilyn Burke after defeat looked likely.
Carina Daly was the only winner for Sheffield, outclassing Gail Meachem.
Ladder: Devonport 59, Penguin 52, Latrobe 48, Wynyard 47, South Burnie 42, Viewmont 32, Sheffield 30, Port Sorell 22, Ulverstone 15, Smithton 13.
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