Sebastopol opened its account for the 2018-19 season in style on Saturday.
The Kookaburras, which played finals last campaign, proved far too good for Eastern Park in the first round of Geelong-Ballarat Premier Bowls.
Sebastopol won three of the four rink battles on Saturday in a comprehensive 117 to 79 success on home soil.
Rob Baker, Ian Warner and Glenn Sargent were the victorious skippers for the Kookaburras.
Meanwhile, Buninyong was unable to make a successful start to life back in the region’s top competition.
The team, which won the Ballarat division one flag to earn promotion last season, was beaten 97-71 by Highton.
Webbcona also suffered defeat at home, going down to Bareena by eight shots, while Ballarat’s other side Victoria suffered a heavy loss to Queenscliff. The Big V was unable to take a point from the game as the reigning premiers prevailed 132 to 65.
Ocean Grove won the round’s other battle against Lara.