What a superb weekend at the Courtenay Lawn Bowling Club!
The Anderton Nurseries Mixed Triples event (May 16-18) had a full house of 32 teams from all over the Island. The weather could not have been better, the green was fast and the food was fabulous. The fact that two Courtenay teams won all four of their games and had to play a best two-of-three end playoff was just icing on the cake.
Dan and Gaynor Bereza with Mark Rossiter were the winners over Vern Greenhill, Henri Saucier and Melie Ursulom in that playoff which was enthusiastically cheered on by a large crowd of other tournament participants. The shot making was truly great.
Having secured the top two spots, the Courtenay club presented third place to Rick Quibell, Mary Mullins and Lynn Chwartecki of the Nanaimo club for three wins and one tie, and fourth, fifth and sixth went to teams from Nanaimo, Qualicum and Parksville with three wins, and that placement was determined by ends won. Bowlers seem to definitely prefer that winners be decided on the green, as with that playoff.
There is still room for new bowlers; stop by when the green is showing action or phone and leave a mes