Championship notes – Rich eighth at bowling nationals

Trail bowler Darrin Rich placed eighth at the Canadian Master Bowlers' Canadian Championship

Darrin Rich’s trip to the Canadian Master Bowlers’ Canadian championship in Newfoundland  got off to a great start but he couldn’t translate that into a national title.

The Trail bowler traveled to “The Rock” last week for the national championship pitting him against representatives from seven provinces in head-to-head matchplay.

Rich couldn’t have started any better winning his first three matches, which included his tournament-high game of 358.

He ran his record to 6-2 after eight matches but dropped 11 of his last 13 games to finish in eighth spot.

Bobby Torraville of Ontario won the gold medal.

B.C. didn’t come home empty-handed winning silver in ladies single and both team events.

The B.C. men’s team, which featured Jordon Schuss, Mike Elder, Hank Krahn, Larry Richet and Ryan Jarvis, and the women’s team of Jennifer Neff, Kim Chadwick, Charlene Brook, Chelsea Ealey and Carole Brook, also brought home a silver medals.

B.C. also won silver in the team teaching ladies division.