Frank Anderson of the host Vernon Lawn Bowling Club rolls one down the green during the 15th annual Funtastic Mixed Triples Tournament over the Canada Day long weekend.

Frank Anderson of the host Vernon Lawn Bowling Club rolls one down the green during the 15th annual Funtastic Mixed Triples Tournament over the Canada Day long weekend.

Bowlers roll in for Funtastic

Vernon Lawn Bowling Club hosts 15th annual Funtastic Mixed Triples Tournament over Canada Day long weekend.

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