Scone Bowling Club presentation day caps off a successful year in 2017

TRIPLES WINNERS: Allan Woodhead Doug Campbell and Brian Cone at the Scone Bowling Club presentation on November 5.
TRIPLES WINNERS: Allan Woodhead Doug Campbell and Brian Cone at the Scone Bowling Club presentation on November 5.

SCONE Bowling Club held its annual presentation day on Sunday November 5 recognising the efforts of all championship winners in 2017.

The blue ribbon event – the major singles – was won by Dave Riley who defeated Damien Saunders in a close encounter.

This was Riley’s fifth win in the last seven years, being runner up in the previous two.

The major pairs was won by Warren Styles and Reg Riley who defeated Tris and Ken Wells in the final.

The triples was taken out by Brian Cone, Doug Campbell and Allan Woodhead from Reg Riley, Grahame Donnelly and John Wikman and the fours went to Dave Riley, Tris Wells, Ben Nicholson and Damo Saunders.      

In the Mixed Championship, winners this year were Mick Davidson and Di Pund in the pairs while John Day, Richard Welsh and Sue Watts took out the triples with Darryl Moxey, Cheryl Walmsley, Maureen Stafford and Ted Stafford.

The minor singles saw Mick Davidson take out the title whilst the C Grade singles went to Phil Moore. 

Warren Styles won the Jock Cameron Shield for being the most consistent player in this popular Tuesday competition.

Reg Riley and Warren Styles.

Reg Riley and Warren Styles.

“This is in recognition of Jock who has ran this competition for 25 years with Bruce and David Tilse and more recently with Richard Welsh and Bruce Johnstone,” Scone Bowling Club’s Reg Riley said.

The club’s higher achievers this year were also recognised with awards.

Dave Riley won the District Champion of Champion singles while Warren Styles and Reg Riley won the champion of champion pairs.

Tris Wells and Ben Nicholson took out the District pairs with Doug Campbell winning the District president’s reserve singles.

At a team level, the Scone Bowling Club this year won the District and Zone Grade 3 and Grade 6 pennant flag.

“This is the first time that the club has won both top grades to advance to the state finals,” Reg Riley said.

Scone Bowling Club also won the regional level of the silver division of the NSW club challenge.

The team will go to Warilla in early December to play in the state finals.