Cairns Bowlers Top the Sport’s Statewide Inter-School Challenge

 

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Lynne Clay

Marketing | Media | Communications  

Tenpin Bowling Association of Queensland Inc.
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Brisbane, (14 August 2017):  Teams of tenpin bowlers from Cairns State High School and Edge Hill State Primary School topped the State in both divisions of this year’s TBAQ INTER-SCHOOL CHALLENGE.   Bentley Park College was runner-up in the Secondary school scratch division and Redlynch State College won the handicap division.

Held in August each year, the Inter-School Challenge is staged at several Centres in three Zones across Queensland with teams of three players eligible to register in either the Secondary or Primary school division.   Students bowl 4 games in the Primary school division and 6 games in the Secondary school division final and are provided with a handicap based on their age. To make things fairer, students who already bowl league or are representative bowlers start from scratch (0 handicap).

All schools are awarded a certificate of participation and medallions and trophies are awarded to those teams that win or place in the State finals.   The State Champions have their name added to the perpetual shield and receive a trophy to display at their school.

This year, 10 teams nominated to participate at the Go Bowling Centre in Cairns on Sunday, 13 August, including players from Redlynch, Woree, Trinity Bay, Bentley Park, Cairns and St. Mary’s Catholic College in the Secondary division and Edge Hill and White Rock in the Primary school division.   After scores from all around the State were tabulated by the Tenpin Bowling Association of Queensland, the team from Cairns State High School emerged as overall champions of the Secondary school scratch division, with the team from Bentley Park College runner-up, and Edge Hill State Primary School’s team successfully defended its title in the Primary school scratch division.

Redlynch State College took the trophy in the Secondary school handicap division and an impressive number of Cairns-based players featured in the All-Stars (top 5 players by pinfall) of both the Secondary and Primary divisions.   Mitchell Parsons, Brooke Miller and Jacinta Elisha from Edge Hill State Primary finished second, third and fourth respectively in the All-Stars line-up behind Walkervale State Primary’s Cycle Swan from Bundaberg.  Levi Hack from Bundaberg East State School rounded out the top 5, finishing just 3 pins behind Jacinta Elisha.

Cairns players led the Secondary school All-Stars awards, with 14 year-old Cairns High student Bailey Miller from Parramatta Park taking out top honours with a 220 average over six games.   Mikayla Cahill from Bentley Park College was runner-up with a 205 average, ahead of Kaleb Coyne (192 average) and Mitchell Williams (185 average) from Kepnock High in Bundaberg and Matthew Purser (186 average) from Helensvale State High School on the Gold Coast.

Inter-School Challenge organiser Linton Chataway from TBAQ thanked all participating schools and the team coordinators who work tirelessly to organise and prepare their teams for this event each year, together with the Bowling Centres who support the Inter-School Challenge competition.   “Congratulations to all teams who competed yesterday!    “It was great to see everybody enjoying themselves and there were some great displays of sportsmanship,” he added.

Full scores can be found on the TBAQ website – www.tbaq.org.au/inter-school-challenge-2017-results/

 

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About Tenpin Bowling Association of Queensland (TBAQ)              

 

Through responsible governance, financial management and outstanding sport service delivery, TBAQ has built a stable and well run State-level Sporting Organisation.  Its volunteer Committees provide State events and championships for six categories of bowlers:-  bowlers with a disability, junior, youth, Restricted (those under 170 average), open grade Adults and Senior bowlers.  TBAQ has 29 Associations state-wide, supporting all of the privately owned and operated bowling centres and providing tenpin as a sport and recreation to community organisations throughout Queensland.

 

TBAQ is recognised as a leader in the delivery of quality assured sport training and education processes.  TBAQ initiated the unique Roll ‘n Strike in-school development program, which has grown to become one of the sport’s greatest participation tools, reaching over 57,000 Primary school children in Queensland each year and endorsed and supported by the Queensland government.   Another key development program conducted annually by TBAQ is the popular Interschool Challenge for Primary and Secondary school teams.  Its latest initiative is the Junior & Youth Talent ID Pathway series, launched in 2016 to popular acclaim, with the series expanded in 2017.

TBAQ is positioned to increase the scope of Tenpin Bowling service delivery across Queensland in partnership with the Queensland government, the sport’s national governing body, TBA, and commercial stakeholders. This growth boosts opportunities for people of all ages to participate in an active and healthy lifestyle.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lynne Clay Marketing | Media | Communications   Tenpin Bowling Association of Queensland Inc. Sports House | 150 Caxton Street l Milton QLD 4064 e:  [email protected]|  www.tbaq.org.au t:   +61 419 444 280                                                          TBAQ proudly supported by Queensland State Government                                                     …

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Inter-School Challenge 2017 Results

Congratulations to all teams who competed yesterday! It was great to see everybody enjoying themselves and there was some great displays of sportsmanship.

Please see attached scores for download. Please note these are interim results, if you feel there may be any errors please contact TBAQ within 48hrs. Scores-Overall-Primary-and-Secondary (1)

There was some great bowling on display throughout QLD and we would like to thank Maryborough Tenpin, Caboolture Bowl and Mini Golf, Bundy Bowl and Leisure Centre and Go Bowling Cairns for supporting the Inter-School Challenge in 2017.

Congratulations to Cairns State High School for winning the secondary school scratch division and Edgehill State Primary School for defending their title in the primary school scratch division for the second year running!

We would also like to congratulate Redlynch State College for winning the secondary school handicap division and Granville State School B team for winning the primary school handicap division.

A special congratulations to the following bowlers making the All-Star team for 2o17:

Primary All-Star Team

Cycle Swan
Mitchell Parsons
Brooke Miller
Jacinta Elisha
Levi Hack

Secondary All-Star Team

Bailey Miller
Mikayla Cahill
Caleb Coyne
Matthew Purser
Mitchell Williams

The All Star teams will each be receiving an All Star shirt in the coming weeks as a memento for their achievements this year.

TBAQ would like to thank all the schools who competed this year and we hope to see you all again next year. Thank you to all the team coordinators who work tirelessly to get their teams organised for this event each year and thank you to all bowling centres who support our Inter-School competition.

Congratulations to all teams who competed yesterday! It was great to see everybody enjoying themselves and there was some great displays of sportsmanship. Please see attached scores for download. Please note these are interim results, if you feel there may be any errors please contact TBAQ within 48hrs. Scores-Overall-Primary-and-Secondary (1) There was some great bowling on…

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