THE Fiji ladies squad members went down in an upset at the Sunny West Bowling Carnival at the Nadi Sport Club greens yesterday.
The side skippered by Litia Tikoisuva with Sala Gukivuli, Doreen O'Conner and Radhika Prasad lost to the team of Rod Hammermeister, Eric Marsden, Lyn Gray and Lorraine Marsden by 19-18.
Semesa Naiseruvati's team of Shorab Khan, Murray Wright and Jare Josaia defeated the team of David Bennion, Eric Williams, Benau Bennion and Elisapeci Seru by 24-8.
Kingsley Obst with Darry Slatter, Kathy Obst and Sue Slatter beat Permal Gounder, Suresh Rao, Vinod Kumar and Vijay Murthi 27-14.
The Fiji men's squad members of Santok Singh, Arun Kumar, Abdul Kalim and Dan Lum On defeated David Harrison, Martha Naua, Dave Nand and Sala Taylor 19-13.
Veteran Graeme Kath with Kanda Mudaliar, Rick Eyre and Steve Rice downed Dough Kent, Louisa Kent, Yvonne Peckham and Herb Haines 17-14.
Bobby Prasad's team of Maria Patel, Loretta Kotoisuva and Raju lost to David Aitcheson, Mohan Lal, Som Padiyachi and Khusal 22-9.
Samuela Tui's team of Jona Koroitamana, Phil Taylor and Sandra Taylor proved too strong for Harun Khan, Rodney Salisbury, John Goodwin and Salesh Kumar winning 24-10.
Rick Eyre who is also the carnival media liaison officer said the green was running at 14 seconds.
He said they expected more upsets in the fours events.
The carnival sponsored by Sonaisali Island Resort, Shop N Save and Smugglers Cove will continue today.