Bendigo outplays Ballarat to retain Boromeo/Lucas Shield

VICTORIOUS: The Bendigo team that defeated Ballarat 113-107 in Friday's annual Boromeo/Lucas Challenge contest at Sebastopol.
VICTORIOUS: The Bendigo team that defeated Ballarat 113-107 in Friday's annual Boromeo/Lucas Challenge contest at Sebastopol.

BENDIGO has maintained its unblemished record against Ballarat in the annual women’s Boromeo/Lucas Challenge.

Played at Sebastopol on Friday, Bendigo retained the Challenge Shield with a six shot victory.

Both teams won three rinks apiece, but Bendigo prevailed 113-107 in an entertaining contest.

Five of the rinks were decided by five shots or less.

Rink results:

P Devereaux, J Robertson, M Chisholm, T O’Shea (s) d E Kierce 26-15;

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V Grenfell, J Clough, I Godkin, K Rowe (s) d B Huntley 23-18;

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B Davies, C Grenfell, J Grainger, S Howes (s) lt J Harman 15-18;

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J Poulton, J Conder, G Waegeli, P Hunter (s) d B Ayers 19-17;

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V White, M Bennet, A Ferguson, V Flett (s) lt M Russell 15-20;

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J Ovenden, C Gallop, J Wharfe, A Borham (s) lt L McArthur 15-19.