Good playing conditions greeted players for round 10 of the Women’s Thursday pennant competitions. The following are my match reports on the Premier League and Division One matches and I trust that you will enjoy the read.
Brighton v Port Noarlunga:
Port Noarlunga sits in 3rd spot on the ladder after a 62-52 10point win at Brighton. The southern club has won 8 games from 10 outings this season.
Faye Anderson skipped her rink to a 27-16 defeat of Carli Mitchell in the day’s most important result.
Julie Bannister and her four got up 23-15 over Gail Hodshon in another good performance.
For Brighton Dawn Stoddart and her four prevailed 21-12 against Karlee Moffatt but were unable to affect the overall result.
Brighton ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder with 3 wins and 2 draws for the year.
Tranmere v Prospect/Broadview:
Tranmere retained its top spot on the ladder after a 72-45 10point home success against Prospect/Broadview. The club has won 9 games from 10 played and now sits 3 points clear of Hawthorn.
Jackie Gardiner and her four prevailed 30-11 against Jacqueline Barber in a match winning performance.
Dianne Ferris and her rink also played well in a 24-15 success against Rosemary Harnett.
For Prospect/Broadview Denise Caulfield and her four grabbed two points after a hard fought 19-18 win against Mary Feddersen.
Prospect remains at the foot of the ladder win one win for the year.
Ascot Park v Marion:
Ascot Park sits in 6th spot on the ladder after a hard fought 51-48 home win against Marion. The club has come up with 5 wins and a draw this season.
Riina Bradbrook skipped her rink to a 20-9 defeat of Kath Crilly to lead the way.
Chris Thulborn and her four prevailed 19-15 against Michelle Butler to also bank points.
For the Hurricanes Dianne Gigney and her rink came away with a 24-12 success against Deb Fry. On a different day such a performance would have had a big impact on the overall result.
Marion ended the day in 9th spot with one win for the season.
Club Holdfast v Happy Valley:
Club Holdfast moved to 4th on the ladder after a 59-47 10point home win against Happy Valley. The club has recorded 6 wins and a draw this season.
Mila Grimshaw and her four prevailed 23-10 against Avis Steer in the day’s best result.
Rachel Krebbekx skipped her rink to a hard fought 19-18 success against Kay Chesney.
For the Valley Jenny Davis and her rink got up 19-17 against Sandy Wallace to give the club its only points on the day.
The club ended the day in 5th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the season.
Hawthorn v Hope Valley:
Hawthorn sits in second spot on the ladder after prevailing 71-33 against Hope Valley at home and taking a full count of 12 points.
Christine Keller skipped her four to a 32-10 defeat of Raelene Heitmann in the day’s most telling result.
Anne Onto and her rink prevailed 22-9 against Andrea Williams in a second good result.
On the third rink Wendy Clarke won a tight game 17-14 against Roslyn Blakeney.
Hope Valley ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the season.
Lockleys v Semaphore:
Semaphore grabbed 7 points after a 56-56 draw at Lockleys. The club ended the day in 4th spot on the ladder with 5 wins and a draw for the season.
Kerri Scharkie and her rink did best with a 21-12 defeat of Sue Coultas.
Anne Dunstan and her four prevailed 23-18 against Christine Schumacher.
For the Eagles, Li Song and her four got up 26-12 against Edna Dimond in the game’s best result.
Lockleys now sits in 6th spot on the ladder with 4 wins and a draw for the season.
Tranmere v Somerton:
Somerton sits in 3rd spot on the ladder after grabbing 10 points from a 62-55 win at Tranmere.
Yvonne Bekeris skipped her rink to a 23-15 defeat of Denise Abraham in the day’s best result.
Lea Modra and her four also banked points after a 22-15 success against Pam Fullarton.
For Tranmere, Brenda Porter and her rink got up 25-17 against Wendy Rudd to give the club its only points on the day.
The club now sits in 5th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the season.
Kensington/Marryatville v Blackwood:
Kensington/Marryatville sits one point clear at the top of the table after a 69-48 -10point home win against Blackwood.
Jeanette Hill skipped her four to a 36-8 defeat of Julie Gilman in a superb performance.
Robyn Walker and her rink also played well in a 23-16 win against Carol Redford.
For Blackwood Marilyn Edmonds and her four came away with a 24-10 defeat of Helen Hutton to give the club its only points.
The club ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the season.
Grange v Gawler:
Grange banked a full count of 12 points after a desperately important 58-45 home success against Gawler. The Dolphins ended the day at the foot of the ladder but stay in contact with the clubs above them in the bottom half.
Ursula Hollis skipped her four to a 22-14 defeat of Kay Moncrieff in the day’s best performance.
Maree McMahon and her rink got up 15-12 against Dawn Warland.
On the third rink Maxine Savage and her four got up 21-19 against Teresa Dean
Gawler ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder with 4 wins for the season.
West Lakes v Morphett Vale:
West Lakes secured 9 points after a 69-52 success against Morphett Vale at home. The Lakers ended the day in 2nd spot on the ladder one point shy of Kensington.
Jackie Field skipped her four to a 23-11 defeat of Paulina Lawrie in the day’s best result.
Robyn Palmer and her rink fought hard all day before coming away with an 18-18 draw with Gina Gordon.
For the Emus Clare Munro and her four defeated Doris Thomas 23-20.
The club ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 4 wins for the season.