Berkovic joins the top three

LAST week for the Shoalhaven Strikers Juniors there was an upset in the ladder with three bowlers now tied in first place, all with 20 points. 

Samual Berryman and Wolfe Sinclair-Thompson have been leading the competition so far but are now joined by Kieran Berkovic, who won all seven points against Morgan Knight. 

Wolfe bowled the highest game of the day with a game of 170 with a Turkey (three strikes in a row) and lots of spares which was 43 pins over his average.

Kieran was the next highest with 148 and he bowled seven spares in a row and the highest series of the day with 398, 38 pins over his average. 

Morgan’s high game was 102. 

Samual bowled a 144 in his first game which was 10 pins over his average, followed by a 98 but came back stronger with a 124 game. 

Jayde Morris bowled some excellent games of 143, 116 and 111.

Next week Samual plays Wolfe, Kieran plays Jayde and Wolfe plays Mr Vacancy.

The club still has vacancies in this league so to be part of the fun come along on Friday at 4.15pm.

Last week the Shoalhaven Junior Piranha League bowlers showed that their coaching and training has started to pay off with Alex Ramsey bowling some fantastic games of 126, 107 and 135 which was 43 pins over his average. 

Levi Robinson also bowled some great games with 19 pins over his average with a 106 game and others of 86 and 95. 

Jeremy Carrigg’s skills are improving each week and he bowled 124, 82 and 111 giving him the second highest game this week. 

The ladder stands with Levi on 48, Alex on 38, Jeremy on 23 and Lachlan on 10. Next week sees Lachlan against Alex and Levi against Jeremy. 

Great bowling from all of the junior league bowlers.

Keep up the good work.

The junior development group is a coaching clinic for children over seven years old and held every Friday at 5pm during school terms. 

The cost is $6 per child for one hour of coaching and bowling fun. 

The group get to learn the skills needed to bowl strikes and not just roll a ball down a lane. 

Coaching is conducted in a fun way where the children learn the skills of tenpin bowling to enable them to progress into one of the competitive and fun junior bowling leagues.

So come along and learn the sport and have fun with other kids.

The skills these juniors are learning is showing more and more with their games improving each week, and they are also learning  that attitude and sportsmanship are just as important as consistent scores and averages. 

Tom Carrigg and Shea O’Sullivan both bowled games of 71 and Kynan Gardener bowled 72. 

Robert Berkovic bowled the highest game with 87. 

All of the bowlers are starting to rely less and less on the bumpers and are learning more control over the ball. 

It should not be much longer until we start to see lots of strikes and spares.

Congratulation and good bowling to all juniors.


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