Warm to hot temperatures and very windy conditions welcomed players for round 11 of the Thursday Women’s pennants. There were the normal upsets and close games with all matches completed.
I hope that you enjoy the following comments and match reports. John Bevin
Prospect/Broadview v Ascot Park:
Ascot Park sits in 6th spot on the ladder after a comprehensive 72-47 all rinks win at Prospect/Broadview. The Lions have won 6 games in what has been a competitive season to date.
With all rinks firing Riina Bradbrook skipped her four to a 26-13 defeat of Denise Caulfield in the day’s most telling result.
Chris Thulborn and her rink prevailed 26-17 against Jacqueline Barber in another good result.
On the third rink Karen Kovaleff and her got up 20-17 against Rosemary Harnett.
Prospect remains anchored at the foot of the ladder with one win for the year.
Marion v Brighton:
Marion also had a great day on the greens taking a full count of 12 points after a 60-47 home win against Brighton. Despite the success the club remains in 9th spot on the ladder with one win for the year.
In a tight game Dianne Gigney and her rink did best with a 21-13 defeat of Carli Mitchell.
Colleen Barclay and her four prevailed 17-13 against Gail Hodson.
Kath Crilly and her rink got up 22-21 in a tight one against Teresa Lyons.
Brighton ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the year.
Happy Valley v Hawthorn:
Happy Valley banked 9 points after a narrow 50-47 defeat of Hawthorn at home. The club now sits in 5th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.
Jenny Davis skipped her four to a 17-12 win against Wendy Clarke in a match winning performance.
After a hard game Avis Steer and Christine Keller with their respective rinks came away with a 15-15 draw.
For the Hawks Anne Onto and her pour prevailed 20-18 against Kay Chesney.
The Hawks stayed in 2nd spot on the ladder having won 7 games for the season.
Hope Valley v Tranmere:
Tranmere continued its stellar season with a 65-41 10points win at Hope Valley. The club now sits 10 points clear at the top of the ladder having lost only one game for the season.
Mary Feddersen and her four prevailed 37-10 against Raelene Heitmann in a stunning performance.
Jackie Gardiner skipped her rink to a 17-14 success against Andrea Williams in a tight game.
For the Valley Roslyn Blakeney and her four got up 17-11 against Dianne Ferris but were unable to affect the overall result.
Hope Valley ended the day in 8th place on the ladder having won three games for the season.
Port Noarlunga v Club Holdfast:
Club Holdfast moved to 4th spot on the ladder after a 61-47 10points win at Port Noarlunga.
Sandy Wallace skipped her rink to a 32-10 defeat of Julie Bannister in a match winning performance.
Rachel Krebbekx and her rink prevailed 18-17 against Karlee Moffatt to also bank two points.
For Port Noarlunga Faye Anderson and her four got up 20-11 against Mila Grimshaw but were unable to affect the overall result.
The southern club ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder with 8 wins from 11 outings.
After 11 rounds of competition a mere 3 points separate the top three sides in the tight competition with plenty of action still go in the season.
Somerton v Kensington/ Marryatville:
Somerton grabbed a full count of 12 points after a 73-42 home win against an in-form Kensington/Marryatville. The result saw the Seagulls sitting in 3rd spot on the ladder a mere 2 points shy of leader West Lakes.
Lea Modra skipped her rink to a 23-11 defeat of Jeanette Hill in the game’s most telling result.
Yvonne Bekeris and her four prevailed 23-17 against Helen Hutton in another good performance.
On the third rink Wendy Rudd and her rink got up 17-14 against Jan Kruse.
Kensi ended the day in 2nd spot on the ladder with 8 wins for the season.
Blackwood v Lockleys:
Lockleys also grabbed a full count of 12 points after a 67-50 success at Blackwood. The Eagles now sit in 5th spot on the ladder with 5 wins and a draw from 11 outings.
Li Song skipped her four to a 28-14 defeat of Julie Gillman in the day’s most telling result.
Sue Coultas and her rink prevailed 23-12 in a tight game against Carol Redford.
Christine Schumacher and her four got up 16-15 against Marilyn Edmonds.
Blackwood ended the day in 10th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the season.
Gawler v West Lakes:
Gawler put in its best performance of the season banking 10 points after a 59-45 – 10points home win against top of the table West Lakes. The northern club now sits in 6th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the season.
Teresa Dean skipped her four to a 24-12 defeat of Doris Thomas to do most of the damage.
Kay Moncrieff and her rink prevailed 21-13 against Robyn Palmer in another good performance.
For the Lakers Jackie Field and her four got up 20-14 against Dawn Warland.
Despite the loss the Lakers retained top spot on the ladder one point clear of Kensi.
Morphett Vale v Tranmere:
Morphett Vale pulled out all the stops in a 67-47 12points home win against Tranmere. It sees the Emus move to 7th spot on the table with 5 wins for the season.
Clare Munro skipped her four to a 21-9 defeat of Brenda Porter in the day’s most telling result.
Gina Gordon and her four prevailed 27-22 against Pam Fullarton in another good performance.
Paulina Lawrie and her rink put the icing on the cake with a 19-16 win against Denise Abraham.
Tranmere ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the season.
Semaphore v Grange:
Grange put in one of its best performances of the season grabbing all 12 points after a 66-55 win at Semaphore. Despite the win the Dolphins sit in 9th spot on the ladder with 3 wins for the season.
Ursula Hollis skipped her rink to a 22-16 defeat in the day’s best result.
Maxine Savage and her four prevailed 22-18 against Edna Dimond to also grab the points.
On the third rink Maree McMahon and rink got up 22-21 against Anne Dunstan.
At the end of the day Semaphore sits in 4th spot on the ladder with 5 wins for the season.