Wilson Cheng is representing St Ives as a member of the Zone 9 Senior Interzone team in action at the Bowls NSW Championship at Olds Park BC. Zone 9 are defending the senior title they won last year and Wilson is playing lead in a rink comprising Ral Lewis (North Sydney), Tony Taylor and Steve Ashdown (both Belrose).
In their sectional matches Zone 9 came through with three wins out of three. The first match was tight against Zone 11 (Manning) but Zone 9 came through 58-50. The second match against Zone 15 (Central Coast) was one-way traffic as Zone 9 cruised to a 82-46 win. The final sectional game saw Zone 9 have to come from behind against Zone 3 (North-Western NSW) to win eventually by a score 65-50. Wilson's rink, skipped by Steve Ashdown notched up three wins to contribute to Zone 9 topping their section.
In the Quarter Final, played on Wednesday afternoon, Zone 9 came up against Zone 6 (Hunter) and ran away for a most impressive victory 80-19 with all three rinks coming out victorious.
Now Zone 9 face a semi-final on Thursday morning against Zone 16 (Illawarra) to be played at Grandviews BC.