Four Zones remain alive in the quest to become the 2020 NSW Senior Inter-Zone Champions after the quarter finals were played at Grandviews and Olds Park Bowling Clubs today (11 March).
The top 2 placed sides from each of the four pools progressed to the knockout stage.
At Grandviews it was a case of the second placed from each of the sections overcame the undefeated side. Illawarra (Zone 16) outlasted North Coast (Zone 14) 56-54 to move into the semi-finals.
South Eastern NSW (Zone 7) turned around their morning loss to gain the early advantage over and then hold off Sydney Central & Southern (Zone 12) to claim a 57-51 victory.
At Olds Park, Sydney South West (Zone 12) finished at the top of their pool, despite a third round 58-66 loss to Mid-Western NSW (Zone 4). They recovered to hold off a spirited charge from 2018 champions Central Coast (Zone 15) to win 59-55.
Defending Champions Sydney Northern (Zone 9) is the only side remaining in the competition to have not tasted defeat, recording a perfect record in sectional play and then hammering Hunter (Zone 6) 80-19 in a quarter final conceded after 54 ends.
The semi finals start at 9AM (Thursday 11 March – 8.30AM call of cards) at Grandviews Bowling Club.
Illawarra (Zone 16) take on Sydney Northern (Zone 9) while South Eastern NSW (Zone 7) take on Sydney South West (Zone 12)
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