Sarah’s blues victory

VICTORY: Local bowler Sarah Boddington proudly wearing her Blues uniformBOMADERRY bowls champion, Sarah Boddington, led the NSW women’s team to victory at the annual state titles against Queensland last week.The 19-year-old has been playing bowls for 11 years and is now a veteran after competing in her 25th game for NSW. She has played more games for NSW than anyone else on the South Coast and is the current state singles champion.“I love playing bowls because of my dad and I am very proud.”The state team took to the two-day national title, winning all three tests.“It was a great day, I felt confident and part of the team. We had great team spirit.“The game was hard, we were against the three top clubs in Sydney, who are all good players and club champions. We won last year as well so it’s good to be on a winning team,” said Sarah.The bowling greens at Taren Point quickly transformed into an intense clash arena, with the two states simultaneously colliding for the state of origin.NSW seniors closed to a win all three rinks with a 70-54 aggregate score and high standard bowls. The second test saw the team start to feel the heat of Queensland with a much tighter game until the final moments, with a 60-57 victory.“It was a bit nerve wraking we had to concentrate all the way through the game but we are very stoked with the win.“We took advantage of their mental state and really put the nail in the coffin in the third test,” said Sarah.NSW won the third test in a convincing manner, three rinks to nil and 71-41 shot overall.Sarah is the youngest state singles champion by nine years, the youngest player in NSW state side and she is the youngest player in the Australia senior squad.This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.