Un predictable weather continued in Adelaide with high humidity making things uncomfortable for those playing in round 12 of the Women’s Thursday pennant competitions. However, all games were completed and we are now two thirds of the way through the minor rounds.
The following is my take on what happened in another great day on the greens.
Hawthorn v Port Noarlunga:
Hawthorn stays in 2nd spot on the ladder after a 59-53 – 10 points win at home win against Port Noarlunga. The Hawks have chalked up 8 wins for the season.
In a close game overall Christine Keller skipped her rink to an 18-13 win against Karlee Moffatt in the day’s best result.
Anne Onto and her four prevailed 21-18 against Faye Anderson to also bank points.
For Port Noarlunga Julie Bannister and her rink got up 22-20 against Wendy Clarke but were unable to affect the overall result.
The southern club ended the day in 5th spot on the ladder also with 8 wins for the season.
Prospect/Broadview v Hope Valley:
Hope Valley banked a full count of 12 points after a 70-44 success at Prospect/Broadview. The club did everything it needed to do away from home and skipped 13 points clear of the relegation zone with 6 minor rounds to go.
Roslyn Blakeney skipped her four to a 28-15 defeat of Rosemary Harnett in the game’s most telling result.
Raelene Heitmann and her rink prevailed 24-14 against Denise Caulfield in another good performance.
Andrea Williams and her four got up 18-15 against Jacqueline Barber.
Prospect/Broadview ended the day at the foot of the ladder with one win for the season.
Tranmere v Happy Valley:
Tranmere continued its stellar start to the season grabbing a full count of 12 points after an 80-44 home win against Happy Valley. The club ended the day at the top of the ladder on 112 points, now 12 points clear of second placed Hawthorn.
Mary Feddersen skipped her rink to 28-12 win against Kay Chesney in the day’s best result.
Jackie Gardiner and her four prevailed 29-15 against Jacqeline Macauley for another excellent result.
On the third rink Dianne Ferris and her rink got up 23-12 against Jenny Davis to also take points.
Happy Valley ended the day in 6th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.
Ascot Park v Brighton:
Ascot Park also banked 12 points after a 73-44 home win against Brighton. The Lions now sit in 4th spot on the ladder with 7 wins and a draw for the season.
Chris Thulborn and her rink did best with a 26-14 defeat of Carli Mitchell.
Karen Kovaleff and her four were equally impressive in a 25-13 success against Teresa Lyons.
Riina Bradbrook and her rink came away with a 22-17 success against Gail Hodshon.
Brighton ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 3 wins and 3 draws for the season.
Club Holdfast v Marion:
Club Holdfast grabbed 10 points after a 69-60 home win against Marion. The club ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder with 8 wins and a draw over the season.
In a tight game overall Sandy Wallace and her four prevailed 27-21 against Kath Crilly in the day’s most influential result.
Rachel Krebbekx skipped her rink to a 22-18 defeat of Dianne Gigney.
For Marion, Colleen Barclay and her four got up 21-20 against Mila Grimshaw to give the club its only points.
The Hurricanes ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder with 2 wins for the season.
West Lakes v Semaphore:
Semaphore sits in 4th spot on the ladder after a 62-58, 10 points win at West Lakes. The club ended the day with 6 wins and 1 draw for the year.
Edna Dimond skipped her four to a 29-13 defeat of Robyn Palmer in the day’s most telling result.
Anne Dunstan and her rink won a tight one 20-17 against Doris Thomas.
For the Lakers Jackie Field continued her run of form skipping her four to a 28-13 defeat of Kerrie Scharkie.
The Lakers ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder having recorded 8 wins and 4 losses for the year.
Somerton v Morphett Vale:
Somerton sits in 2nd spot on the ladder after a tight 65-62-10 points home win against Morphett Vale.
The Seagulls have recorded 8 wins and 4 losses over the season.
In a tight game Yvonne Bekeris skipped her four to a 23-16 defeat of Paulina Lawrie in the game’s best result.
Lea Modra and her rink prevailed 24-22 against Clare Munro.
For the Emus, Gina Gordon and her four got up 24-18 against Wendy Rudd to give the club its only points.
After round 12 the Emus sit in 8th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the season.
Tranmere v Gawler:
Tranmere moved to 5th on the ladder, after a much needed win, with a 65-52 all points result against Gawler. It was the club’s 6th win for the season.
Denise Abraham skipped her rink to a 23-14 defeat of Dawn Warland in the game’s most telling result.
Brenda Porter and her four prevailed 20-17 against Kay Moncrieff.
Pam Fullarton and her rink got up 22-21 against Teresa Dean after a struggle and grabbing 3 shots on the last end.
Gawler ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder having recorded 5 wins for the season.
Kensington/Marryatville v Lockleys:
Kensington/Marryatville sits at the top of the ladder after a 60-49 10 points home defeat of Lockleys. The club has recorded 9 wins for the season.
Robyn Walker skipped her four to a 25-13 defeat of Christine Schumacher in the game’s best result.
Helen Hutton and her rink prevailed 23-20 against Li Song after a tight encounter.
For the Eagles Sue Coultas skipped her four to a 16-12 win against Jeanette Hill to give the club its only points.
Lockleys ended the day in 6th spot on the ladder having recorded 5 wins and a draw over the season.
Grange v Blackwood:
Grange banked an important 12 points after a 77-35 home win against Blackwood. Despite the win the Dolphins sit in 9th spot on the ladder having won 4 games over the season.
Ursula Hollis skipped her four to a 29-10 defeat of Carol Redford in the day’s best result.
Maree McMahon and her rink were equally effective with a 28-10 win against Marilyn Edmonds.
On the third rink Maxine Savage and her defeated Julie Gilman 20-15.
Blackwood ended the day at the foot of the ladder with 3 wins for the season.
28th January 2022