The St Ives Senior Pairs team of Sue Byrne and Vicki Bartrop came away winners today from the regional playoff. Having won the District Senior Pairs title in February, Sue and Vicki had to playoff against the Manly Warringah Seaforth team of Peta and June.
Sue and Vicki played great consistent bowls to lead 11/6 after 11 ends. On the 12th end, St Ives picked up a 4 after Seaforth skip just missed the jack with her last shot. Sue put down some great lead bowls on the 15th end. Seaforth skip drew shot then picked up jack and took it back to St Ives.
On the 17th end, June drew the shot to win the end – a big cheer from crowd! 18th end 21/7 . All over 22/7 after 19 ends.
Sue and Vicki now head off the state championships in September.