Sale White into grand final

DEFENDING premier Sale White booked the first place in the North Gippsland Bowls Division Saturday section one grand final.

White defeated Heyfield, for the first time this season, by 11 shots in the second semi-final.

Maffra ended West Sale’s season with a 23-shot victory in the first semi-final.

Heyfield will meet Maffra in the preliminary final this Saturday at Yarram for the remaining spot in the grand final.

SALE White will play West Sale in the section two preliminary final, also at Yarram on Saturday.

Sale White lost the second semi-final by 32 shots to Sale Blue, which advanced to the grand final.

In the first semi-final, West Sale defeated Maffra by one shot.

SALE Blue will play in the section three grand final after a 33-shot victory in the second semi-final over Maffra.

The first semi-final was won by Sale White over Yarram by two shots. An extra end was played because of tied scores after 25 ends.

Maffra and Sale White will travel to Yarram for the preliminary final.

Semi-final results:

Section one: first semi-final: Maffra 79 d West Sale 56; second semi-final: Sale White 77 d Heyfield 66.

Section two: first semi-final: West Sale 69 d Maffra 68; second semi-final: Sale Blue 86 d Sale White 54.

Section three: first semi-final: Sale White 48 d Yarram 46; second semi-final: Sale Blue 65 d Maffra Red 32.