Vic Open title for Kurzman

Sophie Kurzman (Jacob Pattison)384240_05

Club Sunbury’s Sophie Kurzman walked away with one Bowls Victoria Victorian Open title and fell just short of a second one this week.

Kurzman had a full day on Wednesday with two semi finals and two grand finals at the Open which was being held at Moama.

First up on Wednesday was the final to the mixed pairs event with Moonee Valley’s Dylan Fisher.

The pair won their semi final to win through to the grand final against Richmond Union’s Tristania Doolan and MCC’s Michael Wilson.

It was a dominant performance by Kurzman and Fisher, winning 18-6.

Kurzman didn’t have a lot of time to celebrate as she then faced off in the semi finals of the women’s pairs event with Samantha Atkinson.

The pair won through to the final against New Zealand’s Selina Goddard and Moama’s Cassandra Millerick.

After an even contest the first few ends, Goddard and Millerick ran away with the win late, 12-8.

In other results, Romsey’s Glen Gascoyne made it through to finals round three before being knocked out.

It was a tough day for Gascoyne who lost to Koroit’s Scott Boschen, 21-5.

Club Sunbury’s Lee Wesley made it through to the round one of the finals before being beaten by Moama’s Matthew Robertson, 21-19.

Lancefield’s Geoff Stewart was knocked out in the same round, losing to Ethan Fruend, 21-17.

In the men’s triples, Club Sunbury trio, Stephen Franke, Lee Wesley and Danny Fortune lost in the quarter finals.