Ballarat and Geelong women each claim bowls shield

Ballarat District Bowls Division and Geelong shared honours in their annual encounter at Central Wendouree.

RIVALRY: Helen Mizzeni led her rink to a win for Ballarat against Geelong in the Elaine Webster Shield on a day featuring 96 players.

RIVALRY: Helen Mizzeni led her rink to a win for Ballarat against Geelong in the Elaine Webster Shield on a day featuring 96 players.

Ballarat won the Valerie Page Shield, while Geelong took the honours in the Elaine Webster Shield.

ELAINE WEBSTER SHIELD

Ballarat 127 lt Geelong 150: B Davidson 21 lt D Roberts 22, S Chapman 18 lt J McLaren 23, J Roberts 14 lt N Shortis 30, R Ryan 30 d J Tennant 19, J Shepherd 14 lt R Michael 29, H Mizzeni 30 d A Cotterill 27

VALERIE PAGE SHIELD

Ballarat 145 d Geelong 115: L Macarthur 29 d E Gillett 19; J Adams 18 lt K Harrington 30; E Kierce 27 d V Hinch 13; J Toose 29 d D Clarke 12; B Huntley 17 lt W Cook 25, G Kay 27 d J Draper 15

Best Ballarat-winning rink: J Toose, 17 shots up

WITH only one round of BDBD midweek pennant to go before the draw is reversed, City Oval is comfortably on top in division one.

It is followed by Midlands Golf, Central Wendouree, and Buninyong in the top four.

Round nine should see a close game between Midlands Golf and Central Wendouree, with the winner to hold down second.