THE Orange Warriors finally enjoyed their second win of this year’s State Tenpin Bowling League on Sunday.
Playing at home, the Warriors toppled sister centre Tenpin City 68-46 in their round 11 clash.
Orange has not enjoyed a win since round five when they downed Gosford 70-44 in Orange.
Orange manager Jason Brown said it was great to see his players on the right side of the scoreline again.
“The guys bowled really well with a team average of 212,” Brown said.
“It was really good team effort. We nearly had everyone over the 200 average.”
The Warriors set up their win in the singles, scoring a 26-12 lead over their Lidcombe-based rivals.
The home team was able to extend its lead in the doubles, winning 22-16.
Tenpin City came back to take the teams 18-16, but Orange were too far ahead and also claimed the bonus four points for highest overall pinfall.
Jason Osborne led the charge for Orange, averaging 233 for his 11 games.
Ron Forbes (223), Ross Southwell (212), Mark Holle (211) and Mark Tyquin (200) all averaged 200 or above.
Tenpin City was best served by Glen Loader (227), Shaun Cummings (222) and Simon Millman (206) as the rest of the team failed to average over 200.
There are three rounds left in the season with Orange travelling to Gosford on September 21 to take on the Tornadoes before sitting out round 13 with a bye.
Orange will host Newcastle in the final round on November 2.