Several new entries and steadily improving weather made for a crowd-pleasing Canada Day long weekend at the Funtastic Mixed Triples Tournament, hosted by the Vernon Lawn Bowling Club.
A total of 20 teams entered the 15th annual event, which began with round-robin under rainy skies play Saturday. By mid-day Sunday, the weather was glorious and the teams were ranked into five divisions.
Winners and runners-up by division were:
Division A winner – Team Stirling (Kelowna): Alan Stirling (skip), Megan Mcgowan and Jackson Stirling
Runners-up – Team Moritz (Kelowna): Connor Mcgowan (skip), Laurie Moritz and Joanne West
Division B winner – Team Tennant (Kamloops, Riverside LBC): Bud Tennant (skip), Alice Tennant and Bob Gamble
Runners-up – Team Bosnjak (Penticton LBC): Mladan Bosnjan (skip), Gary Marling and Bev Marling
Division C winner – Team Bryant (Kelowna): Marilyn Bryant (skip), Jean Harrod and Drew Bryant
Runners-up – Team Clarke (Vernon): John Clarke (skip), Jean Clarke and Don Wiggans
Division D winner – Team Ostheimer (Vernon): Walter Ostheimer (skip), John Taylor and Doris Adamoski
Runners-up – Team Adams (Kelowna): Dolores Adams (skip), Martin Kroll, Al Hanet and Val Hanet
Division E winner – Team Phillips (Vernon): Joyce Phillips (skip), Diana Tonner and Eric Gibson
Runners-up – Team Woo (Vernon): Danny Loo (skip), Jeremy Woo and Jenny Woo
Tournament chairperson Frank Anderson thanked the competitors, volunteers and sponsors for their donations to the prize tables.
“Without your support this event would not enjoy the success it does,” said Anderson, who also thanked Jeremy Woo for creating a computer-generated draw schedule, complete with play-by-play results and standings.
Anyone interested in learning more about lawn bowling can contact the Vernon Lawn Bowling Club at 250-549-4100, or visit www.vernonlawnbowlingclub.com