18 Jun 2015 09:00am
WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA) National bowling league title holders, TransNamib men's team suffered two successive defeats at the coast over the weekend.
A media statement issued by the Namibia Bowling Association (NBA)s Public Relations Officer, Anjuleen Viljoen on Wednesday said the mens team of the TransNamib Bowling Club lost against Namib Park 12-18 on Saturday and against Rossmund 14-20 on Sunday.
She added that the mens team from Tsumeb showed good form this season and were too strong for their opposition, beating Eros 20-15 and the Windhoek Bowling Club 24-12.
It was a tough weekend for the travelling teams as none of the Windhoek clubs picked up a single point when Tsumeb took over as log leaders, while TransNamib dropped to second spot, closely followed by Namib Park and Rossmund, said Viljoen.
Meanwhile in the womens division, the team from Tsumeb stood out, with convincing wins over log leaders Eros (24-13) and Windhoek Bowling Club (32-7). The Rossmund team started the weekend with a win against Windhoek Country Club (17-13), but failed to make the most of their home advantage, going down to TransNamib 17-25.
Viljoen went on to say Tsumeb made great gains in the womens division and now occupy third spot, while Rossmund are level on points with Eros at the top of the log.
Meanwhile, in the mixed division TransNamib remains on top of the log with wins over Namib Park (15-14) and Rossmund (23-14).
Windhoek Country Club kept their hopes alive by closely winning their first game against Rossmund with a score of 19-18. They however lost their second game against Namib Park (22-13) and the two clubs are now equal on points, with TransNamib having a better shot difference.
The national league will again be played over the weekend of 27 June 2015.
The results are as follows:
Rossmund 44-6 Windhoek Country Club
Rossmund 20-14 TransNamib
Namib Park 18-12 TransNamib
Namib Park 15-11 Windhoek Country Club
Tsumeb 20-15 Eros
Tsumeb 24-12 Windhoek Bowling Club.
Rossmund 17-13 Windhoek Country Club
Rossmund 17-25 TransNamib
Namib Park 17-17 TransNamib
Namib Park 21-6 Windhoek Country Club
Tsumeb 24-13 Eros
Tsumeb 32-7 Windhoek Bowling Club
Rossmund 18-19 Windhoek Country Club
Rossmund 14-23 TransNamib
Namib Park 13-14 TransNamib
Namib Park 22-13 Windhoek Country Club
Tsumeb 18-19 Eros
Tsumeb 19-11 Windhoek Bowling Club