Skip Gavin Reid of Parksville rolls a bowl on the opening day of the Quality Foods men's and ladies open triples lawn bowling tournament Friday at Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club.

Parksville ladies roll to win on lawn

Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club hosts 15th annual Quality Foods open triples tournament for men and women

  • Jun. 23, 2016 10:00 a.m.

The Parksville Lawn Bowling Club trio of Sandi Mitchell, Lynn Britz and Gloria Wilcox claimed the Ladies A trophy Saturday in the 15th annual Quality Foods Open Triples lawn bowling tournament at Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club.

The two-day tournament featured 16 men’s and 16 women’s teams. Trophies and prizes were presented by Ken Bowerman of Qualicum Foods.

Parksville bowlers dominated the ladies bracket. In addition to the ‘A’ championship, the club filled both ends of the B final, with Merry Danarti, Diana Olenick and Linda Kummer taking the win over Brenda Edwards, Janis Milne and Patti Barrow.

The host Qualicum Beach club had a strong showing on the men’s side. The trio of Mike Ward, Denis Ethier and James MacDonald reached the A final and took second to Nanaimo’s Tom Renton, Dean Thompsona and Eddie Bryce.

Bob Findlay, John Wilson and Gerry Murphy gave Qualicum Beach the victory in the men’s B final.

Action shifts to Parksville Lawn Bowling Club this weekend, with the Quality Foods Open Mixed Pairs tournament running Friday through Sunday. Games are scheduled for 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. each day. Semifinals and finals will be played in Sunday afternoon’s session.

— Submitted by QBLBC and PLBC

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