Emil lubina from the sport bowling club crana, who competed in the senior B team of the kronach sport bowling club, put in an outstanding performance from a local perspective. He pushed a strong 475 wood (306 in the full, 169 cleared). In addition to the coarse clubs such as SKV bamberg and SKV bayreuth, SKV coburg stadt, SKV coburg land, SKV kulmbach and the club kronacher sportkegler also participated this year.
Bowling at its best
In front of a large audience the players showed bowling at its best. Robert ofen from SKV bamberg won the senior B category with an outstanding 528 skittles (343 on the full/185 in the clear). But also emil lubina from SKV kronach shone in this age group with 475 skittles. Both then also brought their teams to the top. In the end, SKV bamberg led with 1748 ahead of SKV kronach (1734) and SKV coburg stadt (1730). Fourth was the SKV bayreuth with 1689 and fifth the SKV kulmbach.
All the upper franconian districts also took part in the senior women's competition. As was to be expected, the clubs with bundesliga players in their teams came out on top. Bamberg and bayreuth played a thrilling duel from the very beginning. Agota kovacsne-grampsch from SKV bamberg could only win three skittles with 458 against ellen grafberger (455) from bayreuth, after the first pairing had been tied.
The lead was decided in the third starting group, in which bamberg prevailed with 18 more skittles. In the end, bamberg won with 1750 ahead of bayreuth (1728). SKV kulmbach with 1577 and SKV coburg stadt with 1531 played themselves on rank 3, in whose rows a female bowler with 76 years still beat herself quite respectably.
In the senior A category, SKV bayreuth took the lead right from the start, and the following starters always defended it. It was not enough for bamberg that juergen zimmer with 471 skittles achieved the best result in this division. It was only in the last round that things got exciting again, when friedel peter (bamberg) caught up against gunther petersilie from bayreuth. At the end the bamberger (2642) stayed behind bayreuth (2678). 3rd place went to SKV kulmbach (2498), which fought a duel with SKV coburg stadt (2474) throughout the competition and was ahead due to the 464 skittles of gottfried kern. On place 5 came the KV coburg land with 2403 skittles.
The first team of each division will represent the district of upper franconia at the bavarian championships on 5 and 6 june. May represented in munich.
Senior cup match in kronach
For the defeat against the SKV bamberg only narrowly with 14 wood, the seniors of the club kronacher sportkegler on tuesday, 26. February, 19.30 o'clock, in the "frische quelle" bowling alley revenge. Then they meet in the 2. Round of the senior cup B of the district upper franconia on the club bamberger sportkegler and enjoyed heimrecht. The winner of this match will play the winner of the match SKV lichtenfels/SKV neustadt in the semifinals.