Wonderful summer participation! 35 members/guest came to the Thursday evening social bowling and potluck. All members are welcome to bowl and stay for the potluck, Thursdays, 5PM. Join us this week
Ralph Ecton Triples played in Oxnard on July 9th.
Keno Shaw, Lou Cohen (with Kay Tong) came 2nd in the tournament. Other Newporters competing were Linda and Scott Roberts, and Shelley Cohen.
SWLBA Men’s Singles Playdowns- June 17th & 18th, 24th & 25th.
Charlie Herbert will be going to the National Men’s Singles Playdowns to represent the Southwest Division. He won the Stars division of the SWLBA singles Playdowns in Santa Anita.
Brian Stewart tied for 4th in the same competition in the Stripes division. We were well represented in this prestigious tournament. Other Newport competitors were Mike Ruggles, Robert Alessi, Jim Hempe, Matt Bauchiero, Dave Breedon, Scott Roberts, and Barry Hayes.
Coronado Mixed Tripes- July 1st in Coronado
Maryna Hyland came first (with partners Steve Smith and Bill Brault).
Brian and Don Stewart came 4th (with partner Heidi Rittner).
Pat Gonzales Mixed Australian Pairs in Long Beach on Sat, July 8th.
Barry and Patricia Hayes won on the A Green. Scott and Linda Roberts came second and Brian Stewart and Doreen Mayo came third. Robert Alessi and Diana Wenzel came third on the B Green and Mike Ruggles and Rita Greenberg came fourth on that green. Other Newporters competing were Jim Hempe,Anne Nunes, Gary Barnes and Shiela Conte, Debby and Chris Gaal, Norma Goodhart, Lou and Shelley Cohen.
56 members came out to bowl on July 4th. There were both tournament and social bowling games at the same time! A free hot dog lunch was coordinated and provided by John MacDonald and Carol Smith for this momentous occasion. Norma Goodhart was kind enough to set the board for both games. A great big thank you for their efforts!
22 people from NHLBC Lawn Bowling Club enjoyed a beautiful day, tour, Rebecca Louise Law casa coastal installation and history lesson at Casa Romantica in San Clemente. Then lunch at Fisherman's Restaurant on the pier.
Southwest Women’s Division Pairs Playdowns at NHLBC on June 18- 19 and 25- 26.
We had lots of members playing in this tournament including Anne Nunes, Maryna Hyland, Linda Roberts, Rita Greenberg, Diana Wenzel, Doreen Mayo, Debby Gaal, Norma Goodhart, Jan Hargraves, and Sheila Conti.
Debby Gaal and Norma Goodhart won the Stripes division of the tournament. They will play in the National Championships from October 2nd to 7th at Newport Harbor LBC.
Other Newport winners were Stars- 2nd Anne Nunes (with Kottia Spangler) and tied for 3rd Maryna Hyland (with Heather Stewart) and Sheila Conti (with Denise French).
Stripes- 2nd Linda Roberts and Pashi Vakiva and tied for 3rd Jan Hargraves (with Brenda Wright) and Doreen Mayo (with Heidi Rittner).
Southwest Women’s Division Ladies Day was held on Wed June 21 at Holmby Park LBC. It is held once a month and you can enjoy the fun too by signing up at the NHLBC clubhouse.Signup list on the bulletin board.
SWWD PAIRS PLAYDOWNS
After 6 long 14 end games, many of our lady bowlers qualified to play in Finals this weekend. Those include Anne Nunes, Maryna Hyland, Jan Hargraves, Debby Gaal, Norma Goodhart, Sheila Conti, Linda Roberts, Doreen Mayo and Pashi Vakiva....better than half the field. The two top teams will compete in the National Championships October 2-6. Congratulations and good bowling to all!!
Ivan Hyland, Ed Quo and Maryna Hyland won the Beckley Two Bowl Mixed Triples in Santa Monica on Sunday, June 11th. Charlie Herbert and his team came second.