Today we are reporting live from Figgy Bowlo for the South Pacific Bowls Carnival Singles Quarter Finals. Later today we will have the semi finals, but first lets see some great match ups down here at Figgy.
Jesse Noronha (Warilla) vs Brian Suckley (Dapto Huntley)
Jared Hamilton (Dapto Citizens) vs Wes Falconer (Warilla)
Brett Pieper (Dapto Citizens) vs Matthew Cooper (Windang)
Shane Garvey (WPWC) vs Corey Wedlock (Cabramatta)
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The players are starting to arrive at the club for what looks to be a day of mixed weather. The forecast is for rain and 23 degrees.
The players have completed the roll up’s and we’re underway
Scores after the first end:
Jesse Noronha 0 vs Brian Suckley 2
Jared Hamilton 1 vs Wes Falconer 0
Brett Pieper 2 vs Matthew Cooper 0
Shane Garvey 0 vs Corey Wedlock 2
Garvey sitting 2 shots down plays into the head to take 1 shot. Garvey 1 Corey 5.
Brett Pieper 4 vs Matthew Cooper 1
Wes Falconer off to a solid start leading 6-1 against Jared Hamilton
Garvey holding a shot, Wedlock trails the jack to hold 2, Garvey has one bowl to play and draws short. Corey Wedlock moved ahead to 8-1.
Jesse Noronha is on the board with 2 against Brian Suckley 5
Jared Hamilton 5 vs Wes Falconer 6
Jesse Noronha draws back level with Brian Suckley 5 – 5
Shane Garvey down again and runs into the head to push the jack through into the sand for 2 shots. Shane Garvey 3 – Corey Wedlock 11
Brett Pieper extends his lead with 2 more taking it to 13 – 4 against Matthew Cooper
Corey holding 3 shots Garvey draws a toucher but leaves it open for Corey to take the bowl out for 4. Corey misses wide and Garvey holds 1 shot to bring the score back to Garvey 4 – Wedlock 11
Jared Hamilton sits out a Wes Falconer bowl and takes 3 shots to bring that match back to 8 – 8.
Jesse Noronha pushes the lead out to 10 – 5 over Brian Suckley.
Jesse Noronha (10) vs Brian Suckley (6)
Jared Hamilton (8) vs Wes Falconer (10)
Brett Pieper (15) vs Matthew Cooper (5)
Shane Garvey (7) vs Corey Wedlock (11)
Brett Pieper moves the score to 17 – 5 against Matthew Cooper
Corey Wedlock picks up another 2 after a measure to bring the score to 13 – 7 against Shane Garvey.
Brett Pieper picks up 2 more taking the score to 19 – 5 against Matthew Cooper.
Wedlock extends the lead to 14 – 7.
Brian Suckley draws a shot taking the score to Jesse Noronha 11 – Brian Suckley 8.
Brett Pieper looks comfortable today and leads 20 – 6.
Brett Pieper takes 4 more to lead 24 – 6
Garvey pushes off Wedlock’s bowl and trails the jack back for 3 shots taking it to 16 – 10 in Wedlock’s favour.
Matthew Cooper is hanging in there scoring a few bringing it back to 24 – 9
Garvey scores again 16 – 12 Wedlock leads.
Wes Falconer extends the lead to 16 – 10 over Jared Hamilton.
Brett Pieper takes the win over Matthew Cooper.
Jesse Noronha after a measure takes another 2 shots off Brian Suckley, score is 17 – 9 to Jesse.
Corey Wedlock draws 3, Garvey runs at it and is wide. Score is 21-12 Wedlock.
Garvey kills and end after trying to run the jack into the ditch.
Jared Hamilton wins the mat and shortens it up trying to break Wes’ rhythm. Scores are, Jared 13 – Wes 16.
Jesse has his draw dialed in and draws within 3 inches, Brian comes back with a resting toucher to take another shot. Jesse holds the lead 19 – 12.
Corey Wedlock takes the lead to 23-13 over Shane Garvey.
Wes holds a narrow lead of 17-15 over Jared.
Jack in the ditch, Garvey holding 2, Wedlock draws within 6 inches of the ditch to take the shot and move the lead to 24-13.
Brian runs at the head and jams the jack into his own bowl to hold 3 shots. The ever growing crowd cheers. Jesse was able to tidy up a bit and Brian took one shot.
Corey Wedlock takes the win over Shane Garvey and is into the semi finals.
Jared draw one close and Wes runs at it with his first bowl to run it into the ditch.
Jesse Noronha (22) vs Brian Suckley (14)
Wes takes one back and it’s 19-18 Jared.
Jesse scores again, 23-14 Jesse over Brian.
Jared runs at Wes’ bowl to take out the shot bowl and picked up 2 shots. Score sits at 21-18.
Brian scores again, score is now Jesse 23 – Brian 15.
Jesse has an opportunity to draw for game but is short. Holds onto 1 shot to bring the score to 24-15.
Jesse holds 3 shots, Brian has a run at the head and removes 2. Jesse draws again for 2 shots, Brian has one bowl left… runs again, jack in the ditch, 2 shots Brian. Score is 17-24 Jesse.
Jared Hamilton picks up 3 shots against Wes Falconer taking the score to 24-19.
Jesse draws a toucher, Brian has 4 goes at it and misses, Game Over, Jesse is through to the semis.
Similar situation on the other rink, Jared hold shot but Wes takes the jack into the ditch and follows it for shot. Still 2 bowls to go this end…
The bowl that trailed the jack wasn’t close enough and Jared takes the win.
That’s it for the Quarter Finals, final results.
Jesse Noronha (25) vs Brian Suckley (17)
Jared Hamilton (25) vs Wes Falconer (19)
Brett Pieper (25) vs Matthew Cooper (12)
Shane Garvey (13) vs Corey Wedlock (25)
Check the Live Reporting page for the link to the semis. See you all there.