Around the Greens

Round 13 Thursday Women’s pennants

Round 13 of the Thursday Women’s competitions saw Tranmere not play all of its games because of a Covid scare at the Club.  More information will follow, but let’s concentrate on the completed games in this issue of Around the Greens.

Premier League:

Hope Valley v Ascot Park:

Hope Valley sits in 7th spot on the ladder after a 66-54 10 points home win against Ascot Park.

Raelene Heitmann skipped her rink to a 26-10 defeat of Chris Thulborn in the day’s most telling result.

After a tight game Andrea Williams and her four prevailed 20-18 against Riina Bradbrook to grab the points.

For the Lions Karen Kovaleff and her rink continued its run of good form getting up 26-20 against Roslyn Blakeney.

Ascot Park ended the day in 4th spot on the ladder with 7 wins and 1 draw over the season.

Port Noarlunga v Tranmere:

As mentioned, the game between Port Noarlunga and Tranmere did not go ahead because of a Club Covid problem.

Brighton v Club Holdfast:

Club Holdfast moved to 3rd spot on the ladder after a 64-42 10 points success at Brighton. The club has now recorded 9 wins and a draw over season.

Sandy Wallace and her four prevailed 27-8 against Dawn Stoddart in the game’s best performance.

Mila Grimshaw and her rink also banked points after a 22-13 defeat of Gail Hodshon.

For Brighton Teresa Lyons and her four got up 21-15 against Rachel Krebbekx to earn the club its only points.

Brighton ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 3 wins and 2 draws over the year.

Marion v Hawthorn:

Hawthorn ended the day at the top of the ladder, on percentage, after a 75-43 12 points success at Marion. The Hawks have recorded 9 wins and 4 losses over what has been a good season so far.

Anne Onto and her rink prevailed 28-13 against Colleen Barclay in the game’s leading result.

Christine Keller skipped her four to a 22-13 defeat against Dianne Gigney in another telling performance.

On the third rink Wendy Clarke got up 25-17 against Kath Crilly to complete the white wash.

Marion ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder having recorded 2 wins over the season.

Happy Valley v Prospect/Broadview:

Prospect/Broadview caused a boilover grabbing 8 points after a 68-61 win at Happy Valley. Despite the win the club remains at the foot of the ladder having recorded 2 wins over the season.

Denise Caulfield skipped her four to a 36-8 defeat of Kay Chesney in a match winning performance.

For the Valley, Jacqueline Macauley and her rink prevailed 29-17 against Rosemary Harnett.

Jenny Davis and her four got up 24-15 against Jan Nicholls.

The club now sits in 6th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Division One:

Morphett Vale v Kensington/Marryatville:

Morphett Vale put in one of its best performances of the season banking 10 points after a 55-52 10 points home win against leading side Kensington/Marryatville. The Emus now sit in 6th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Gina Gordon and her four prevailed 25-14 against Helen Hutton in the day’s most critical result.

In a tight game Paulina Lawrie and her rink got up 18-16 against Robyn Walker in another good performance.

For Kensington Jeanette Hill skipped her four to a 22-12 defeat of Kathleen Jones but was unable to affect the overall result.

The club ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder having recorded 9 wins over the season.

Semaphore v Tranmere:

This game did not go ahead and I am waiting for relevant information from the MBA Match and Program committee.

Lockleys v Grange:

Grange picked up a valuable 12 points after a 69-44 success at Lockleys. Despite the big win the Dolphins remain in the relegation zone but are now a mere 5 points shy of 5th placed Gawler. It was the club’s 5th win for the season.

Maxine Savage skipped her rink to a 23-12 defeat of Sue Coultas in the game’s best result.

Maree McMahon and her four prevailed 26-17 against Li Song in another good result.

Ursula Hollis and her rink also banked points after a 20-15 win against Christine Schumacher.

The Eagles ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder having recorded 5 wins and 1 daw of the season.

Blackwood v West Lakes:

West Lakes sits at the top of the ladder with 100 points after prevailing 73-48 at Blackwood and grabbing a full count of 12 points. The Lakers have recorded 9 wins over the season.

Robyn Palmer skipped her four to a 25-14 defeat of Carol Redford in the day’s most telling result.

Doris Thomas and her rink prevailed 21-12 against Julie Gilman in another important display.

Jackie Field and her four continued a good run of form taking the points after a 27-22 win against Marilyn Edmonds.

At the end of the day Blackwood remains at the foot of the ladder with 3 wins for the season.

Gawler v Somerton:

Gawler sits in 5th spot on the ladder after a heart stopping 51-50 9 points win against Somerton. The northern club has now recorded 6 wins for the season.

Kay Moncrieff skipped her four to a 17-15 defeat of Yvonne Bekeris in the tightest of games.

In an even closer encounter Teresa Dean and Wendy Rudd came away with a 16-16 draw to split the points.

For Somerton Lea Modra and her four prevailed 19-18 against Dawn Warland to add an additional 2 points.

Somerton ended the day in 2nd spot on the ladder having recorded 8 wins for the season.

John Bevin

4th February 2022