OPOTIKI College student Jordan Tolphof sends his bowl down the green at the Bay of Plenty Secondary School Bowling Championships in Ohope. Photos Troy Baker D8303-034

THIRD place was won by Opotiki College lawn bowler Trinity Munro at the Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools Bowling Championships on Tuesday.

Trinity won bronze in the girls singles event, which was well contested by schools from throughout the Bay.

Hosted by the Ohope Bowling Club, it is the first time for about 10 years that the bowling championships have been held in the Eastern Bay.

Sport Bay of Plenty’s secondary schools sport director Julie Adamson said the new format event went well and had good numbers. The event included students from Opotiki, Whakatane, Edgecumbe and Trident along with others from Western and Central Bay secondary schools. Opotiki College student Jordan Tolphof also competed.

Eastern Bay students featured in the top placings of all the divisions.

Boys singles: Adam Reid, Whakatane, third. Girls singles: Trinity Munro, Opotiki, third.

Boys pairs: Damon Forster and Dylan Greyvenstein, Whakatane, first.

Three-man teams: Trident, third.

TRINITY Munro takes aim as she competes in the bowling championships at Ohope on Tuesday where she placed third in the girls singles play. D8303-084