Around the Greens

Saturday Round 11 Pennants

What a day on the greens it was. If your club was sitting in the top four going in there is a good chance that they went down as the lower sides fought back strongly.

As you will see from my reports the season is really charging forward.

Premier League:

Club Holdfast v Henley:

Club Holdfast moved to second on the ladder after a 103-94 12point home win against Henley. It was a timely win for a club which has had so many close results over the season so far and sets Holdy up for a decent run at the finals.

Ashley Klose skipped his rink to a 30-13 defeat of Tim Dodds in the day’s best result.

Jayden Zeller and his four prevailed 30-18 against Andrew Westbury in another excellent result.

For Henley Neil Miller and his rink again played well in a 36-26 success against Andrew Hill.

Jason Wholohan and his four got up 27-17 against Josh Studham.

Henley ended the day at the foot of the ladder with still that one win for the season!

Ascot Park v Grange:

Ascot Park caused a boil over banking 10 points after an 82-79 home against top of the table Grange. The Lions now sit in 3rd spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

The club won on only one of four rinks played that of Sam Denton which defeated Carl Schapel 30-15 in a match winning performance.

For Grange which despite the loss still sits 27 points clear at the top of the ladder Tyson Wilson and his rink did best with a 24-15 success against Mitch Percy.

Nathan Black skipped his four to a 21-19 win against Anthony Treloar.

Craig Mills and his rink got up 19-18 against Col Harvey in at tight encounter.

Lockleys v Adelaide:

Lockleys also pulled off a surprise win banking 12 points after a 100-75 home win against Adelaide. The Eagles ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 4 wins for the season.

Chris Flavel skipped his rink to a 36-10 defeat of Tim Hicks in the game’s most telling result.

Theo Katsivas and his four prevailed 25-16 against Scott Thulborn in another important performance.

For the Blues which ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder Andrew Feijen and his rink did best

with a 27-19 success against Robbie Flavel.

Brett Davis and his four got up 22-20 against Gabe Nardecchia to also take points.  

Salisbury v Modbury:

Salisbury came up with all the answers banking a full count of 16 points after a 107-70 Home win against arch-rival Modbury. The club now sits in 9th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the season.

Simon Dorr skipped his rink to a 28-13 defeat of Jose Gil in game’s best result.

Jen Willcox and his four prevailed 30-16 against Josh Thompson in another telling result.

Rhys Taylor and his rink carried on the good work with a 26-19 win against Gary Meekcoms.

In the final match-up Mathew Hull also took points after a hard fought 23-22 win against John Nelson.

Modbury ended the day in 5th spot on the ladder with 7 wins for the year.

West Lakes v Somerton:

West Lakes also played well in a 94-80 14point home win against Somerton. It was enough to see the Lakers sitting in 6th spot on the ladder after a terrible start to the season.

James Gregory skipped his four to a 27-22 defeat of Jeff Aworth in the game’s most influential result.

Aaron Bremner and his rink came away with a 26-18 success against Scott Taylor.

Mark Haines and his four prevailed 22-18 against the in-form Nathan Pedersen in another strong performance.

For Somerton Steve Dennis and his rink prevailed 22-19 against Josh Chopin.

The Seagulls finished the day in 4th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Division One:

Payneham v Marion:

Marion put in a strong performance banking 15 points after a 96-66 success at Payneham. The Hurricanes now sit in 4th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Scott Andreasen skipped his rink to a 27-15 defeat of Ben McDonnell in the game’s most telling result.

Tony Devlin and his four prevailed 25-16 against Aussie Cunningham in a competitive result.

Ken Holtham skipped his rink to 24-15 success against Paul Uranjek.

On the fourth rink Mason Kaufer and Panther Mark Bowman came away with a 20-20 draw.

The Panthers ended the day in 6th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Woodville v Tranmere:

Woodville sits in 2nd spot on the ladder after taking all the points with a 97-55 home win against Tranmere. The club now sits in 2nd spot on the ladder with 7 wins for the season.

With all rinks firing Michael Haywood kipped his four to a 27-9 defeat of Peter Marshall in the day’s best result.

Mark Hanrahan and his rink prevailed 29-20 against John Feddersen to also bank points.

Salvatore Marafioti and his four played well in a 22-13 win against Edward Dolan

Vincenzo Dimasi finished a great day out with a 19-13 win against Graham Young.

Tranmere now sits in 7th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the year.

Toorak/Burnside v Modbury:

For Modbury it was also a good day on the greens.  The Thunder banked 14 points after a 78-71 success at Toorak/Burnside and now sit in 3rd spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Neil Martin skipped his four to a 23-14 defeat of Albert Kruimel in the game’s best result.

Allan Britcher and his rink prevailed 20-15 against Guy Uren to also bank points.

Mitch Walker and his four got up 21-19 against Trevor Feast.

For Toorak/Burnside Brian Jenkins and his rink prevailed 23-14 against John Cooper to give the club its only points.

Toorak ended the day at the foot of the ladder after only the one win for the season.  

Morphett Vale v Rosewater:

Rosewater played well banking 12 points from a hard fought 84-75 win at Morphett Vale. The split rink win sees the club sitting in 9th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the season.

Allan Purnell skipped his rink to a 25-12 defeat of Anthony Roberts in a match winning performance.

Craig Green and his four prevailed 23-20 against Graham Aitken.

For the Emus John Munro and his four got up 25-21 against Paul Hagan.

Tony Batchelor and his rink also picked up points after an 18-15 defeat of Trevor Pilkington.

Morphett Vale ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 4 wins from the season.

Hawthorn v Salisbury:

Hawthorn remains undefeated after a 93-70 14point home win against Salisbury. The Hawks now sit at the top of the table with 150 points, 46 points clear of Woodville.

Steve Packer skipped his four to a 30-17 win against Ian Greenshields in the game’s most potent performance.

Darren Niblett skipped his rink to a 26-17 success against James Annandale to continue a good season.

Brett Willcox and his four also picked up points after a 22-19 defeat of Gerald Phillips.

For Salisbury Phillip McNally skipped his four to a 17-15 success to give the team its only points.

The club ended the day in 6th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Division Two:

Beaumont v Brighton:

Beaumont sits in 7th spot on the ladder after an 84-73 12point home win against Brighton.

Robert Ormiston skipped his four to a 28-13 defeat of John Smith in the day’s most telling result.

John Whelan and his rink prevailed 24-18 against Brian Noble in another good result.

For Brighton which now sits in 9th spot on the ladder Carli Mitchell and her rink defeated John Elwin 18-12.

Darrell Fishpool and his four also grabbed two points after a 24-20 win against John Bohner.

Gawler v Port Noarlunga:

Gawler sits in 8th spot on the ladder after an 81-79 11point home win against Port Noarlunga.

Darren Hunter skipped his four to a 26-16 defeat of Harvey Jolly in a great performance.

Leigh Roberts and his rink came away with a 21-21 draw with Karlee Moffatt.

For Port Noarlunga Thomas Jolly and his four did best prevailing 19-13 against Rod Squire.

Anthony Moffatt skipped his rink to a 23-21 win against Daryl Kubisch.

Port Noarlunga ended the day in 6th spot on the ladder with 4 wins for the season.  

Marion v Millswood:

Marion sits in 2nd spot on the ladder after a 74-69 12 points home win against Millswood.

In the hard-fought split rink game Ted Hibberd skipped his rink to a 23-10 defeat of Chris Dew in the game’s most telling result.

Lindsay Mortimer and his rink prevailed 27-17 against Matthew Rossi.

For Millswood Enio Rossi and his four got up 24-12 against Darryl Gray.

Andrew Stasinowsky and his rink also took points after an 18-12 defeat of Raymond Egan.

Millswood ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder with 7 wins for the year.

Henley v Ascot Park:

Henley won on only one rink of 4 played but came away with a 71-65 10 points home win against Ascot Park. It was good enough to move the Sharks to 9th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the season.

Jason Bodnar skipped his four to a 27-5 defeat of John Wells in a match winning performance.

For Ascot Park John Van Mierlo and his four prevailed 24-14 against John Stephens.

Riina Bradbrook and her four got up 20-17 against Chris McConnell.

Peter Scholefield and his rink came away with a 16-13 win against Daryl Lambert.

Ascot Park ended the day in fourth spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the season.

Adelaide v Happy Valley:

Adelaide sits atop the ladder after a convincing 105-52 15 points home win against the Happy Valley Reds.

Sandy Wallace skipped her rink to a 36-16 defeat of Alan Dudley in the day’s best result.

Alan Hurst and his four got up 30-10 against Colin Barker in another great result.

Richard Hooper and his rink also grabbed points after a 24-11 defeat of Avis Steer.

After a dog fight Chris Firth and Peter Barrett split the points after a 15-15 draw.

The Valley sits in 5th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the year.

John Bevin

16th January 2022