Burnfoot bowl them over

'Superbowl' indoor bowling for Hawick primary school kids
'Superbowl' indoor bowling for Hawick primary school kids
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PUPILS from Burnfoot Community School are celebrating this week after winning the Hawick P6/P7 Superbowl 2013 title on Saturday.

Seven schools from the Hawick area participated in this year’s indoor bowling series with Burnfoot facing stiff competition from Stirches school in the final.

Tournament organiser Paul Scott, the Borders Sport and Leisure Active Schools coordinator, said: ‘The bowling played at the weekend by the children from both Burnfoot and Stirches was outstanding. They performed at their very best and did themselves and their schools proud.”

In addition to the competitive events, a number of taster sessions were also held as part of the Superbowl series, and these enabled the children to build their skills.

Wilton Bowling Club coach Duncan McDougall, who helped at the taster sessions, commented: “It was great to see the progress of the children from the first taster session to now. I really liked the respect all the children showed for

each other and the rapport they built up with the coaches and scorers over the weeks.

“I’d also like to thank all of the school staff, parents and friends who have supported the events and made this year’s Superbowl such a success.”

Ewan Jackson, chief executive of Borders Sport and Leisure, said: “This event demonstrates the

diversity of sporting opportunities available for children and adults in the Hawick area. I hope the children will continue to play and I know that the clubs involved would love to see them and their parents taking part in the coming

outdoor season.”

The leisure centre will host a special ‘open’ bowling event tomorrow (Friday) at 6.30pm to round-off the Superbowl with school staff, parents, friends and players who have been involved all welcome to attend.