Hot and sunny weather was the order of the day for the first of the major open tournaments for Vancouver Island North and Powell River’s avid lawn bowling community.
According to Parksville Curling Club’s Carol Bucyk, 30 teams vied for both the coveted Janet and Derek Shandley Mixed Triples trophy and prize money in Nanaimo May 4-5 with the event drewing bowlers from up and down the Island.
PCC was well represented as four of the top six teams hailed from the local club.
The winning teams were: Skip(S), Third(T) and Lead(L)
First Place: Vern Hagstrom (S) Keith McMann (T) and Anne Ashdown (L) NLBC
Second: Stu MacNaughton (S), Jim Muir (T) and Jan MacNaughton (L) PLBC
Third: Rick Quibell (S) Vern Greenhill (T) and Mary Mulligan (L) NLBC/CLBC
Fourth: Duncan Burke(S) Sandi Mitchell(T) and Butch Mitchell(L) PLBC
Fifth: Kate Wilson(S), Ryan Uchman (T)Scott Prior/Frankie Stemler (L) PLBC
Sixth: Ken Bucyk(S), Rick Dolley(T) and Carol Bucyk (L) PLBC