Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Sommer Wins Again

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Sommer Wins Again

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THE world has changed a lot in 20 years but one thing remains constant -- Josie Sommer's name on the women's Masters of Tenpin Bowling trophy.

Sommer has competed for the past 20 years and won her 11th title with a total pinfall of 1811 pins over 10 games, defeating Laura Henry by 76 pins.

Already holding the record for the most wins Sommer said she came into the tournament feeling relaxed because last year's result wasn't as good as she hoped.

"There was a lot more younger bowlers in it this year, it was a bit of a challenge," Sommer said.

"I was runner-up in 2013 so the pressure was off this year."

She added there were no plans to give up any time soon: "I'm shooting pretty good and I don't have any injuries," she said.

"I enjoy my bowling and it's my pastime so I don't know when I'll finish."

Third was Jennifer Moore only 10 pins behind Henry, Moore did well to sneak into third over the defending champion Kerrie Modrow in fourth.

In the men's competition, four-time winner and perfect-300 game bowler, Patrick Nierla led most of the tournament only to be beaten by Paul Brown by a pin. …

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