It is confirmed Loxton has moved from third position in Division One Midweek Triples bowls to win the premiership with a 84-72 victory over Waikerie in the Grand Final.
Rinks were shared 2-2 but the margin of of the results when Des Schliebs’ group defeated Ned Harcombe 28-11 and Terry Thurston defeated Gary Pursche 26-17 swung the game in Loxton’s favour.
Perhaps Waikerie had played its Grand Final 7 days earlier when it possibly pulled off the biggest upset of 2016/17 defeating top side Berri at Berri in a Semi Final. In the Grand Final David Morley won 28-16 against Harold Appleton and Brian Burnett 16-14 against Trevor Schulz.
In Division Two Loxton RSL 83 beat Berri Red 59. The RSL side won three of the four rinks to grab rhe premiership comfortably.
T Wurst defeated L Seltitzas 20-17, E Schutz – R Grosser 29-6, to make a real difference, T Harrison – L Knight 18-17 and D Drabsch lost to A Kosturjak 16-19.