Peterborough, Ontario | August 30th, 2017
The 2017 Canadian Senior Triples Championships have come to a close at the Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club.
After five days of round robin play, there were two four-way ties to be settled. On the women’s side, Nova Scotia, Ontario-A, Manitoba, and Ontario-B were all tied for second place with records of 5-3-1. The first round of tie-breakers saw Manitoba defeat Ontario-A 6-4, while Ontario-B defeated Nova Scotia 6-5. The next round of tie-breakers resulted in Manitoba securing their spot in the gold medal match with a win over Ontario-B 6-5, while Nova Scotia secured their spot in the bronze medal match with a win over Ontario-A 15-5.
The finals for the women saw Quebec play off against Manitoba for the gold medal match. Quebec narrowly won the contest with a final score of 12-10. In the bronze medal match, it was a battle between Ontario-B and Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia proved superior and secured the bronze medal with a score of 17-9.
On the men’s side, there was a four-way tie for fourth place. Manitoba, New Brunswick, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan-B were all tied with records of 4-5. The first round of tie-breakers saw New Brunswick defeat Saskatchewan-B 12-1, while Manitoba snuck by British Columbia 5-4. The next round of tie-breakers saw a determined New Brunswick team secure their spot in the bronze medal match with a 14-0 win over Manitoba.
The finals for the men showcased Quebec against Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia grabbed the gold medal with a 17-11 victory. The bronze medal match came down to the wire between Ontario-A and New Brunswick. New Brunswick just squeaked out the win with a score of 18-16 to take home the bronze.
For results and standings, please visit: http://www.bowlscanada.com/en/championship/2017champ_senior.html
For more information, please contact:
Jake Schuknecht, Technical Coordinator, Bowls Canada Boulingrin
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