Pairs sparkle in finals
The first two titles of the 2017 State Junior Champs have been decided, Cottell & Cahill U18 Pairs and Rynne & Nelson U15 Pairs. Pictured, 2017 State Junior Pairs finalists with BQ officials, from left, BQ Match’s Ron Somerville and Helen Doherty, back row, Shane White (U18 Pairs bronze), Mitchell Weier (U18 Pairs silver), Kain Wallis (U18 Pairs silver), Shane Rideout (U15 Pairs silver), Bradley Flegler (U15 Pairs silver), BQ board director Geoff Osborne, front row, Rebecca Wilson (U18 Pairs bronze), Jessie Cottell (U18 Pairs gold), Nick Cahill (U18 Pairs gold), Kane Nelson (U15 Pairs gold), Jake Rynne (U15 Pairs gold). Pics Naomi Cescotto BQ
The first state title to be decided at 2017 State Juniors went to Jake Rynne (North Toowoomba) and Kane Nelson (Belmont Services) in the U15 Pairs.
The great mates were polished and convincing 23-7 over silver medallists Bradley Flegler (Enoggera) and Shane Rideout (Gladstone).
In the U18 final, Jessie Cottell (Broadbeach) and Nick Cahill (Bargara) also performed strongly against silver medallists Mitchell Weier (Hervey Bay) and Kain Wallis (Tin Can Bay), 27-12.
The U18 bronze medal final was the closest Pairs final played at Caloundra Bowls Club today , Rebecca Rixon (Kawana) and skip Shane White (Helensvale) finally scooping up the medal by pegging back an early lead by Julia Allen-Best (Tin Can Bay) and skip Brittanny Wiley, 16-12.
The next state title to be decided today at Caloundra Bowls Club is the Open Fours.
Triples sectionals and finals are played tomorrow (Wed April 5) at Pelican Waters Bowls Club.
Singles will be played Thurs and Fri (April 6-7) at Caloundra Bowls Club.