Riley Gerick Wins Gold in Aust U18 Singles

by Bowls QLD

Day 2 of “The Nationals” in Perth is complete with the final medals determined in the Australian Under 18 Championships.

Congratulations to Riley Gerick who won Gold in the U18 Boys Singles after defeating Western Australia’s Callum Alberti 21-19 in the final. Well done to our QLD U18 Girls Triples Lacey Gerick, Holly Anderson and Corinne Stallan who won Bronze after defeating WA 28-7 in their play off.

Congratulations to Corinne Stallan and Riley Gerick for being awarded the players of the series for the QLD U18 Team. Find results HERE

Australian Champion of Champion Singles – Congratulations to Glen Pitts for winning Bronze in the Australian Champion of Champion Singles. Glen was in the hunt for Gold right up until the last round and fell only two shots short of winning Silver. Julia Brownie finished fifth in the Women’s event with only margin keeping her out of the medals. Find results HERE

Australian Para Nationals – Tony Bonnell booked his place in the final of the Men’s B5/6 Singles on Monday, unfortunately Brett Sellars lost by 1 shot in the other semi. Cooper Whitestyles got the upper hand of State teammate Clive Williams in the quarter final of the Men’s B7/8 Singles to advance to the semifinal on Monday. Sectional and post sectional play of Women’s Open Singles, Women’s Open Pairs, Men’s Open Pairs and Men’s 14 Point Pairs continues tomorrow. Find draws and results HERE

The Australian Senior Sides (Over 60) commences tomorrow (8 October) through to the 11th at Joondalup Bowling Club. The Australian Sides Championships will follow from 13-16 October and the Australian Championships from 17-20 October.

Below: Riley Gerick and Stella Palmer – 2023 Australian U18 Singles Champions

Below: Australian U18 Girls Triples Bronze Medalists: Lacey Gerick, Corinne Stallan & Holly Anderson

Below: Christina Pavlov, Corinne Stallan, Riley Gerick (QLD Players of the Series) and Brad Harris

Below: Australian U18 Girls Fours Silver Medalists: Lacey Gerick, Corinne Stallan, Holly Anderson and Sophie Allan