BALLARAT East could not overcome City Oval is Sunday’s grand final at Sebastopol in the Ballarat District Bowls Division One. City Oval beat Ballarat East 97-83 with three rinks victorious but the results on paper did not match the tussle on the green. At the break the teams were level on 36 each after less than 40 ends.
East started well and it was only in the last 10 ends that City was able to get on top. City Oval will now step up to the Ballarat Geelong District Premier Division.
City Oval def Ballarat East 83
Bice, Morris, Mann Fumberger 18; Cornish, Hogg, Hedger, McDonald 28; Flintoft, Robinson, Macgrath, Meale 28 def Steenhuis, T Steward, G Steward, Whitehead 17; Orr, O’Farrell, Cameron, Roberts 30 def Cornish, Anwyl, Wilson, Glasson 18; Carlyle, Powell, Walton, Mann 23 def Ryan, Kay, Dean, Z Steward 20.
Other grand final results: Premier Division Ocean Grove 96 def Victoria 92; Division Two Midlands 110 def Victoria 80; Division Three Avenue 104 def Webbcona 64; Division Four Buninyong 99 def Midlands 75; Division Five Invermay 101 def Avenue 91; Division Buninyong 126 def City Oval 58; Division Seven Learmonth 96 def Creswick 83; Division Eight Avenue 92 def City Oval 88; Division Nine Ballan 72 def Victoria 64.