2018 M5PBA MB220

Central MB and Westman Advance 1 Team Each to C5PBA Inter-provincial Challenge

Team Central 2 and Team Westman 2 finished 1-2 out of an 8 team field at the 2018 M5PBA Manitoba 220 at Thunderbird Bowl in Brandon. Westman's Des Murray led all men with 280 POA, while CMBA's Sharon Zimmer was 153 POA to lead the ladies. 

​A heated battle meant that 5 teams continued to have a shot at advancing to this year's Interprovincial Challenge heading into the 7th and final match play round robin game. By each taking a possible 6 of 7 points, both Central 2 and Westman 2 held on to the top two spots, and clinched their advancement to Charlottetown PEI .

​Mens All-Star Awards for top individual play were awarded to Des Murray of Westman and Central Manitoba's Marty Moyer, Alan Tarn and John Fortier.

The Ladies All-Star team consisted of Sharon Zimmer from Central Manitoba, Shelby Sylvester of Westman, Central's June Bourguignon and Westman's Betty Lou Wilson.

M5PBA Life Member Henry Timmer not only presented the Annual Henry Timmer Award for top POA single game, but he also competed as part of Team Westman 4.  Westman's Des Murray and Central's Alan Tarn each bowled a game 95 over their average, sharing the award for the first time.

All contingent members representing Manitoba at nationals this season will be wearing a new design fully sponsored shirt. Watch for photos in the near future!!​

Numerous 220+ scratch games were bowled during the round-robin play:

DEBBIE TARN 221, 234
ROBERT HENDRY 230, 224
MARTY MOYER 231, 222, 250, 248, 274
JOHN FORTIER 282, 253, 230
HENRY TIMMER 249, 234, 234
DES MURRAY 225, 261,268
ALAN TARN 265
BRIANNE FULMORE 229,220
ROGER GOSSELIN 276
BRETT RANDALL 257
MITCHELL MOTT 237
DAVID STASIUK 258
Team Central 2 took 1st place, consisted of team members Alan Tarn, Marty Moyer, Debbie Tarn, Sharon Zimmer and rookie Coach James Boxshall.​​
​Team Westman 2 finished in 2nd, only 1 point back of Central 2. The team of Des Murray, Betty Lou Wilson, Roger Gosselin, Sharon Prost were led at provincials by veteran Coach Gary Everard, and will be coached in PEI by Bob Komosky.
3rd Place and the bronze medals went to team Westman 1. Mel Baker, Sarah Bradshaw, David Stasiuk, Brianne Fulmore and Coach Bob Komosky finished 6 points away from representing MB in PEI.​​
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2018
M5PBA
Open
Ladies
Singles
Champ
Christy
Wilson

2018
M5PBA
Open
Mens
Singles
Champ
Scott
Adamson