Bagshaw and Geater-Johnson finish on top
Simon Geater-Johnson, of Holdfast Bay, and Jill Bagshaw, of Arthurton, created their own slice of history by winning the 2020/21 South Australian state mixed pairs title at McLaren Vale today.
Geater-Johnson and Bagshaw came from behind to defeat the Tanunda pair of Andrew Swain and Sue Lefevre by five shots (18-13) in the final.
Geater-Johnson, who is also from Arthurton, and Bagshaw, scored a tight win over Mark Ritchie and Anne Merritt in the semi-final earlier in the day, while Swain and Lefevre also defeated Geoff Hams and Jennifer Trengove in their semi-final.
Swain and Lefevre got the jump on Geater-Johnson and Bagshaw, however the latter pair fought their way back into the contest and were able to finish strongly to claim victory.
For full results from today’s matches, please click here.
To watch a replay of today’s thrilling final, head to the Bowls SA Facebook page and check out the video section.
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