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Kingscliff bowlers dominated in the Finals of the District Open and Senior Singles played last Sunday.

In the Seniors Vic Lewis and Kevin Liddington both won their semi-final matches. In the final Vic got an early jump on Kevin and held onto that lead to take the match 31 shots to 24.

In the semi-finals of the Open Singles Ian ‘Tails’ Taylor defeated Mario Azzopardi while Troy Makin from Ocean Shores defeated Michael Turner.

The final was an exciting match with Troy picking up five shots on the first two ends and holding a 12–10 lead after twelve ends, however Tails won eight of the next eleven ends to take a 28–15 lead after 23 ends. Troy did fight back gamely but Tails proved too steady and won 31–23.

 

 


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