Round 5 in the Saturday open competition was played in fine but cool weather and came up with everything you could wish to see on a bowling green. In the Premier League, Modbury remains at the top of the ladder after remaining undefeated over the first 5 games. And at Somerton one rink amassed an incredible 50 shots for their match.
Somerton v Henley:
Somerton sits in second spot on the ladder after a 132-59 home win against Henley. The Seagulls took all 16 points and Scott Taylor and his rink scored a 50-9 shots win against Tim Dodds in what was a bloodbath.
Nathan Pedersen and his four prevailed 32-9 against Neil Miller to add more salt to the wounds.
Luke Pietersma and his rink got up 26-20 against Jason Wholohan after a tight contest.
On the fourth rink Jeff Aworth skipped his four to a 24-21 success against Geoff Collins.
Henley ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder.
West Lakes v Club Holdfast:
Once again Holdfast had one of their amazing finishes to a game this season. 8 ends to play with Holdfast 15 shots down across the scoreboards. 2 rinks left to play out the match with 2 ends each for Northcott and Zeller – overall 8 down on the scoreboards. Both Northcott and Zeller score a 3 each on their 24th end and then a 1 each on their 25th end. The result being a stunning 93-93 draw with both clubs taking 8 points each from the game.
Whilst Holdfast sits in 5th spot the Lakers sit at the foot of the table and still looking for a win to ignite its season.
For the Lakers Aaron Bremner skipped his four to a 32-16 defeat of Josh Studham in what was the game’s best performance.
James Gregory and his rink prevailed 28-21 against Ashley Klose in a good performance.
For Club Holdfast Matt Northcott and his four got up 28-10 against Josh Chopin and almost stole the show.
Jayden Zeller and his rink also played well in a 28-23 win against Mark Haines.
Grange v Adelaide:
Grange came up with one of its best games for the season banking 15 points after a 107-82 home win against Adelaide. The win carried the Dolphins to third spot on the ladder with four wins from 5 outings.
Craig Mills skipped his four to a 29-18 win against Andrew Feijen in the game’s most telling result.
Wayne Ruediger and his rink prevailed 30-20 against Tim Hicks in another good performance.
Tyson Wilson and his four continued a run of success banking the points after coming away with a 23-19 success against Dale Robertson.
The game between Nathan Black and Scott Thulborn ended in a 25-25 draw to give the Blues its only point for the day.
Ascot Park v Modbury:
The Thunder ended the day unbeaten and at the top of the ladder after a 91-73 13 point win at Ascot Park.
John Nelson and his four did most of the damage after a 31-14 defeat of Mitch Percy.
Gary Meekcoms skipped his rink to a 25-20 win against Sam Denton.
After a competitive day on the greens Jose Gil continued his run of form coming away with a 19-19 draw with Anthony Treloar.
For Ascot Park Sam Dietrich and his four prevailed 20-16 against Josh Thompson to give the Lions its only rink win.
Ascot Park ended the day in fourth spot on the ladder.
Lockleys v Salisbury:
In a split rink game Salisbury grabbed 12 points after a 107-83 win at Lockleys.
Simon Dorr skipped his four to a 41-16 defeat of Robbie Flavel in a match winning performance.
Ross McConnell and his rink prevailed 24-21 against Ashley Halls.
For Lockleys Gabe Nardecchia and his four came away with a 24-22 win against Bernie Ward.
Chris Flavel and his rink hung tough in a 22-20 success against Brenton Bain. Salisbury ended day in 8th spot on the ladder and Lockleys in 6th.
Salisbury v Marion:
Marion banked an important 12 points after a hard fought 80-63 win at Salisbury.
Mason Kaufer skipped his four to a 30-8 win against Gerald Phillips in a match winning performance.
Scott Andreassen and his rink prevailed 22-13 against Ian Greenshields in another solid performance.
For Salisbury Matthew Hull and his rink got up 25-13 against the experienced Ken Holtham
Eric Datson and his four came away with a 17-15 success against Tony Devlin. Marion ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder and Salisbury in 6th.
Hawthorn v Payneham: Hawthorn remained at the top of the table and remain undefeated after a 101- 64 home win against Payneham. The Hawks banked 14 points after another good day on the greens.
Darren Niblett and his rink prevailed 36-8 against Ben McDonnell in the day’s most telling result.
Steve Packer and his four played well in a 29-13 defeat of Darren Siegertsz.
Alex Gebert took the points after his rink’s 20-19 win against Paul Uranjek.
For Payneham Pete Matthews and his four prevailed 24-16 against Brett Willcox to give the club its only points.
Payneham ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder.
Tranmere v Modbury:
Tranmere grabbed an important win taking 14 points after prevailing 98-59 against Modbury at home.
Graham Young and his rink came away with a 35-17 win against Mitch Walker in the game’s most important result.
Edward Dolan and his four defeated were equally impressive in a 26-13 success against Kerry Schultz.
Peter Marshall steered his four to a 21-12 defeat of Norb Kratz.
For Modbury John Cooper and his rink won a tight one 17-16 against John Feddersen to give the club its only points.
Tranmere ended the day in 4th spot on the ladder and Modbury in 5th.
Woodville v Rosewater:
Woodville moved to second spot on the ladder after an 87-66 home win against Rosewater. The club banked 14 points after an excellent performance.
Salvatore Marafioti skipped his rink to a 30-11 win against John Ireland in the day’s most impressive result.
Mark Hanrahan and his four prevailed 25-18 against Steve Thompson.
On the third rink Mark Haywood and his four got up 17-14 against Paul O’Dea.
For Rosewater Peter Schultz and his rink prevailed 23-15 against Vincenzo Dimasi to give the club its only points.
Rosewater remained in 9th place on the ladder.
Toorak/Burnside v Morphett Vale:
Morphett Vale picked up an important 14 points after a 77-71 away win at Toorak/Burnside.
With all rinks competitive Tony Batchelor and his four prevailed 24-17 against Brian Jenkins in the day’s best performance.
John Munro skipped his rink to a 20-15 success against Mike Hocking to also add points.
Graham Aitken and his four got up 20-18 against Trevor Feast.
For Toorak, Guy Uren and rink took the points after a 21-13 defeat of Paulina Lawrie.
The Emus still ended the day at the foot of the ladder with Toorak in 8th place.
Happy Valley v Brighton:
Happy Valley grabbed an important 14 points after a 90-67 home win against Brighton. It was enough to move the club to 4th on the ladder with three wins from five outings.
Robert Schultz skipped his rink to a 27-16 win against Graham McNamara in the day’s best result.
Colin Barker and his four prevailed 23-13 against Mark Green in another good result.
On the third rink Alan Dudley and his rink came away with a 21-12 defeat of John Smith.
For Brighton, Darell Fishpool prevailed 26-19 against Avis Steer to give the club its only points.
Brighton ended the day at the foot of the ladder with one win from five outings.
Adelaide v Beaumont:
Adelaide proved too tough for Beaumont banking 14 points after a 90-64 home win. The Blues now sit at the top of the ladder and remain undefeated.
Sandy Wallace skipped her rink to a 28-17 defeat of Neville Kirby in the game’s most important result.
Alan Hurst and his four prevailed 21-13 against John Elwin.
Richard Hooper also picked up two points after his rink’s 18-16 win against John Bohner.
For Beaumont Robert Ormston and his rink defeated Chris Firth 18-15 to give the club its only points. Beaumont now sits in fifth spot on the ladder with two wins from five starts.
Port Noarlunga v Millswood.
For Millswood it was a good day out banking 14 points after a 72-63 win at Port Noarlunga. The club moved to third on the ladder with three wins from five starts.
Chris Dew and his four prevailed 23-10 against Paul Probert in the day’s most telling result.
Matthew Rossi skipped his four to a 20-16 win against Anthony Moffatt.
Enio Rossi and his rink defeated Rick Hilder 17-14.
For Port Noarlunga, Karlee Moffatt and her four continued a good run of form prevailing 23-12 against Andrew Stasinowsky to give the club its only points. The Club ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder.
Gawler v Ascot Park:
For Gawler it was also a positive day banking 14 points after an 87-73 home win against Ascot Park.
Darren Hunter and his four did best with a 23-9 win against Robert Langford in the day’s best result.
Leigh Roberts and his rink prevailed 26-16 against Steve Tarr.
Daryl Kubisch skipped his four to a 22-17 success against Peter Scholefield.
For Ascot Park Barry Fry and his rink got up 31-16 against Rod Squire to give the club its only points.
Gawler ended the day in 6th spot on the ladder and Ascot Park in 8th.
Marion v Henley:
Marion also had a good day out banking a full count of 16 points after an 82-63 defeat of Henley at home. The club moved to second on the ladder with four wins from five starts.
Lindsay Mortimer skipped his four to a 25-18 defeat of Daryl Lambert in the day’s best result.
Darryl Gray and his rink prevailed 20-14 against Ian Miller in another good result.
Raymond Egan and his four got up 19-16 against Darryl Stephens to also grab two points.
On the final rink Ted Hibberd and four prevailed 18-15 against Terry Stringer.
Henley ended the day in ninth place on the ladder and are still looking for that important win to kick start their season.
14th November 2021