Jono Davis takes out the Under 18 Boys’ Singles
In a battle of the two young gun bowlers, Dubbo Railway’s Jono Davis has taken out the title of the Under-18’s Boys Singles Champions, defeating Holdfast Bay’s Josh Studham 21-13, and taking home the $1,500 prize money. In a battle of the two young gun bowlers, Dubbo Railway’s Jono Davis has taken out the title of the Under-18’s Boys Singles Champions, defeating Holdfast Bay’s Josh Studham 21-13, and taking home the $1,500 prize money.
Showing just a glimpse of some of the talent the lawn bowls world has to look out for, dual Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallist Davis opened the match with a four in the first end. However, Studham came back in the seventh end, gaining a three to put him within two shots of Davis, 8-6.
Ultimately, Davis kept his momentum going, gaining four shots in the 10th end to build his to reach the finish line and claim his prize.
“I’m pretty happy to win,” said Davis.
“I’ve played him before so I always knew he was going to come back.”
“It was pretty tricky with the wind.”
With the under-18’s categories filled with the rising stars of Lawn Bowls, each year, the competition is taken to the next level, as shown through Davis’ encounters with a number of challenging bowlers leading into the finals.
“It was pretty hard, the semi-final against little Jake Rynne was pretty difficult, he put it up to me but I finally got over the line so it was good,” said Davis.
After taking home the winner’s glory, Davis is already planning his return to the Gold Coast and the Australian Open to defend his title.
“Yeah for sure I’ll be playing next year so it should be good,” said Davis.