Harris nabs 49th annual Red Deer Advocate trophy

Holly Harris and defending champion Jenne Campbell, both from Olds, battled it out to the end in the women’s division of the Central Alberta five-pin bowling championships at Heritage Lanes during the weekend.

Holly Harris and defending champion Jenne Campbell, both from Olds, battled it out to the end in the women’s division of the Central Alberta five-pin bowling championships at Heritage Lanes during the weekend.

Harris won the 49th annual Red Deer Advocate trophy by just two points in the 16-game event when Campbell left the three pin standing on her final ball. Both ladies finished with a 240 average.

Meanwhile, Gary Baird of Blackfalds averaged 256 and won the men’s Advocate title over first-day leader Terry Ell of Innisfail by 113 points.

It was Baird’s first title since 2004.

Barb Taillon of Drumheller will also bowl on the ladies’ singles side at the provincials, April 16-19 at the Heritage Lanes. Joining the three will be Andrea Leavitt of Drumheller,

Bonnie Clermont of Red Deer and Shauna Pirie-Laisnez of Big Valley, on the ladies team.

Men’s singles will feature Baird, Ell and Shelby Chrest of Olds, who will be joined by Kevin Armstrong of Red Deer, Eric Kjos of Wetaskiwin and Anthony Streit of Innisfail, on the men’s team.

The mixed team will be comprised of Rhonda Barber and Donna Hort of Red Deer, Stacey Hafso of Camrose, Karie Kreutz of Wetaskiwin, David Philpot of Stettler and Gene Ziebarth of Millet.

Due to a shortage of bowlers in the northern zone, Donna Smith of Red Deer and Derek Ware of Didsbury, will be on the North’s mixed team.

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