Geneva Strain battled her way through the biggest age group field to win the female 65-69 division of bocce ball Saturday as the NW La. District Senior Olympics rolled on.
Strain outdistanced Janice Bennett for the gold medallion. There were seven ladies contesting the title at the Knights of Columbus Hall field. Ellendale Harbour captured the bronze medal. Betty Smith, Arlene Gates, Bette Turner and Lessie Cooperider claimed golds in other female divisions.
Dennis Bamburg, Chuck Lancaster and Les Brosset claimed golds in age groups for men.
The senior games for those 50 and over continues Friday with golf at Northwood Hills Golf Club.
Entries in the remaining events will be accepted a day before and activity or on game day (subject to availability).
See Schedule elsewhere on this website.
(See Results for complete rundown of bocce ball winners)