Congratulations to Jasmine Walker (TAS) and Ben Pettit (NZ) who have been crowned the inaugural under 14 Australian Junior Master champions at Zone Bowling Moonah tonight.
New Zealander Ben Pettit finished as the top qualifier for the boy’s division with a 616 pinfall in his three-game qualifier squad (200, 161, 255). The New Zealander made headlines back home when he became the NZ Open Men’s Tenpin Bowling Champion at only 13 years old. Read more here.
For the girls, Caboolture Bowl’s Katy Melton finished top qualifier with a 583-qualifying score (226, 185, 172). The South Queenslander continuing her productive week at the nationals after playing part in the SQ Shield sweep.
The top three bowlers for each division that progressed to the stepladder finals were:
- – Ben Pettit (NZ) – 1,701
- – Lachlan Hembrow (NQ) – 1,653
- – Kohan Davis (NQ) – 1,482
- – Katy Melton (SQ) – 1,424
- – Emily Hinspeter (NQ) – 1,346
- – Jasmine Walker (TAS) – 1,337
The Stepladder Finals saw 2vs3 bowl first to decide who met the number one ranked bowler in the final game.
The final results were:
- Ben Pettit (NZ)
- Kohan Davis (NQ)
- Lachlan Hembrow (NQ)
- Jasmine Walker (TAS)
- Katy Melton (SQ)
- Emily Hinspeter (NQ)
The top three placegetters received Strike 3 Bowling’s new Master trophies. The beautifully crafted trophies are made of Tasmanian Oak and are up for grabs for each individual cup event.
Congratulations to all bowlers who competed in the first Un/14 Australian Junior Masters event.
For all the scores and results – head to the President’s Shield Results page on Tenpinresults here.