Bacchus, Melton win again

Dean Warner (Ljubica Vrankovic)

Bacchus Marsh and Melton continued on their winning ways in the Bowls Victoria weekend pennant, division 2 competition.

Bacchus Marsh, which sits atop the section 1 ladder, easily accounted for Club Sunbury 2.

While the two teams are at opposite ends of the ladder, Sunbury didn’t let Bacchus Marsh have it all its own way.

In the end, Bacchus Marsh claimed the win 87 (16)-61 (2).

Glenn Sargent’s rink won 28-12, Dean Warner’s rink was 27-14 and Justin Webster’s rink had a 20-15 win.

Phil Minniti’s rink suffered a 20-12 loss.

Bacchus Marsh now sits 25 points on top of the ladder after 11 rounds.

Glenn Arthur and Minniti, who suffered their first losses on Saturday, remain at the top of the player rankings.

Bacchus Marsh plays fourth placed Keilor this Saturday, in the third last round.

Melton 2 had a 75 (12)-66 (6) win against City of Melbourne to move up to sixth on the ladder.

The side is 34 points behind Keilor.

In section 2, Melton’s top side had a good win against Strathmore.

It was all one way traffic with the Mustangs winning, 90 (18)-58 (0).

Flynn O’Shaughnessy’s rink was the big winner on the day, winning 22-7.

Todd Blackburn’s rink won 19-17, Todd Trewarne’s rink won 20-14 and Chris Baritt-Eyles’ rink won 29-20.

After 11 rounds, the Mustangs sit a massive 52 points clear on top of the ladder.

The top 11 players in the section are all Mustangs players, with Oscar Jones having a perfect season so far, with his rink having won every week.

The Mustangs this Saturday face Essendon 2.