Grovers take state title

Ocean Grove won the Champion of State Pennant Midweek Division 2 title. (Ocean Grove Bowls Facebook)

Ocean Grove is the state midweek bowls division two champion.

The Grovers defeated Frankston, Cohuna, Horsham City and Wangaratta and lost by one to Gisborne in the preliminary rounds and finished on top of the table.

They defeated Bendigo in the final, 48 to 29 at Moama.

The team comprised Casper John, Mick West, Alan Drury, Matt Flapper, Tom Warren, Garry Bowyer, Rod Brehaut, Tyson Cromie, Jen Le Cerf, Sue Collins, Patria McGrath and Jenny Keep with emergencies Faye Richardson and Basia Speed and manager Ian Donald.