Bowls team shows promise ahead of AST

Ball in hand: Bowlers are ready for the African States Tournaments PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Ball in hand: Bowlers are ready for the African States Tournaments PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana national bowling team preparing for the African States Tournament (AST) showed a lot of promise in the friendly match against Mafikeng Select at the Jwaneng Bowling Club over the weekend.

Out of 16 games, Botswana won seven, drew three and lost six in various disciplines. The men’s team won four games, drew one and lost three while the women succeeded in three, lost three and drew two.

Hentie Buys, the North West champion in South Africa defeated Tim Morton by 21 to 17 shots in the men’s singles. In the women’s singles, South African Anne Buys defeated Lebogang Mascarenhas by 21 to 16. Eddie van der Heiden and Denbigh Hopkins drew against Morton and Kitso Robert in the men’s pairs 16 apiece.

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