Under 18 State Championships – Day 2

by BowlsSA2

Day 2 of the Under 18 State Championships was held today with the pairs component chiseled down to the Semi Finalists.

 

Game 1 saw some extremely close games in every section, with the biggest difference being just 8 shots which was collected in Section 2 by Adelaide youngster Jayden Green and Arthurton’s Harrison Geater-Johnson. Throughout these close games, we also saw a draw between Indi and Ava Vass from Curramulka and Liam Coe (Gladstone) and Lucy Howard (Mallala).

Game 2 had a big turn around after lunch with some big wins. Nathan Black and Kate Argent-Bowden collecting the largest with a 43-7 win over the Millswood pair. Corey Hicks and Adam Black also taking a big win with a 36-5 over Cody Letton and Declan Warner. First year players Hanika Booth and Tara Hurst chalking up their first win for the day with a 26-13 win over Matthew Armitage and Dudley Russell.

Game 3 had a bit of everything including a handy win from Tyson Black and Charlie Hicks downing Cody Letton and Declan Warner 30-9. This win booking themselves a ticket into the knockouts. Liam Coe and Lucy Howard also locking in a spot in the knockouts with a 22-9 victory over Kane Jansen and Connon Shepherd.

Section Winners and Next Best Qualifiers are as below;

Section 1: Hanika Booth (Nuriootpa) / Tara Hurst (Adelaide)

Section 2: Cameron Hill (Berri) / Cooper Hocking (Adelaide)

Section 3: Adam Black (West Lakes) / Corey Hicks (Adelaide)

Section 4: Nathan Black (West Lakes) / Kate Argent-Bowden (Angaston)

Section 5: Liam Coe (Gladstone) / Lucy Howard (Mallala)

NBQ: Faith Scholes (Wallaroo) / Harry Burgess (Happy Valley)

NBQ: Charlie Hicks (Adelaide) / Tyson Black (Gladstone)

NGQ: Harrison Geater-Johnson (Arthurton) / Jayden Green (Adelaide)

 

Knockouts followed which saw the following match-ups

KO 1: Burgess/Scholes VS Hurst/Booth

KO 2: Co. Hicks/A Black VS Hill/Hocking

KO 3: N Black/Argent-Bowden VS T Black/Ch. Hicks

KO 4: Coe/Howard VS Green/Geater-Johnson

 

Semi Finalists will line up on Thursday as below;

Semi Final 1: Burgess/Scholes VS Co. Hicks/A Black

Semi Final 2: N Black/Argent-Bowden VS Coe/Howard

 

Semi Finals will be played at Adelaide Bowling Club from approximately 12:30pm.

 

Click the link below to see the sectional results:

RESULTS