Geraldton Gold take out first division Batavia League Pennant grand final win

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First division champions Geraldton Gold.
Camera IconFirst division champions Geraldton Gold. Credit: Geraldton Bowling Club

Geraldton Gold have claimed glory after taking down Geraldton Blue in the grand final of the Batavia League bowls pennants at the Geraldton Bowling Club on Sunday.

Gold took out the win 65-49 after losing the first rink before coming back with wins on rink two and three.

The Gold side finished fourth on the ladder with a record of 10 wins, five losses and three draws and had to go through third-on-the-ladder Denison White.

Denison finished with an 11 win, four loss and three draw record and got the first rink in their semifinal match 20-19 against Gold.

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However, Gold managed to turn it around, taking a convincing 33-8 and 23-14 win in rinks two and three.

The preliminary saw Geraldton Gold take on the league’s top team Wonthella Gold, who lost their semifinal.

Geraldton Gold dominated the match, winning all three rinks and taking the overall win 75-51, sending them to the grand final against Geraldton Blue.

The second division grand final was taken out by Wonthella Maroon, who beat Geraldton Blue 43-29.

Wonthella Maroon and Geraldton Blue came out as the top two teams on the ladder and eventually met in the decider, but it was the top team Maroon that scored the win.

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