Around the Greens

Thursday Women’s Pennants Round 4

Round 4 of the Thursday Women’s pennant season was again played in inclement weather with all managing to get through with little interruption.

At the completion of this round, we only have one of the round 2 deferred matches to be played before we are back on track.

Premier League:

Hawthorn v Marion:

Hawthorn sits atop the ladder after a 68-42 home win against Marion. The Hawks grabbed an important 10 points and ended the day with three wins from four outings.

Anne Onto skipped her four to a 23-7 defeat of Dianne Gigney in the game’s most telling result.

Christine Keller and her rink prevailed 26-15 against Jacqueline King.

For Marion Kath Crilly and her four got out up 20-19 against Wendy Clarke to give the club its only points.

Prospect/Broadview v Happy Valley:

Happy Valley grabbed a full count of 12 points after a 76-46 win at Prospect/Broadview. It was a big win for the club which saw the Valley through to fourth spot on the ladder.

Avis Steer skipped her four to a 30-16 defeat of Rosemary Harnett in the game’s most telling result.

Jenny Davis and her rink also took the points after prevailing 23-15 against Sandra MaGowan.

On the third rink Kay Chesney and her four got up 23-14 against Denise Caulfield.

At the end of the day Prospect/Broadview sat at the foot of the ladder and without a win for the season.

Tranmere v Port Noarlunga:

Port Noarlunga took a valuable 10 points after an excellent 64-58 away win at Tranmere. The southern side sits in third spot on the ladder after three wins from four starts this season.

Karlee Moffatt skipped her rink to a 28-11 defeat against Jackie Gardiner in the game’s most telling result.

Faye Anderson and her four prevailed 21-19 against Dianne Ferris in another good performance.

For Tranmere Mary Feddersen and her rink got up 28-15 against Doreen Taylor but were unable to affect the overall result.

Tranmere now sits in second spot on the ladder after securing three wins from four starts this season.

Ascot Park v Hope Valley:

Ascot Park also pocketed 10 points after a 60-52 home win against Hope Valley. The result moved the Lions to 7th spot on the ladder.

Karen Kovaleff skipped her four to a 26-14 defeat of Ros Pollard in the day’s best performance.

Sue Vasey and her rink prevailed 23-14 against Rosemary Murdoch in another excellent performance.

For Hope Valley Andrea Williams and her rink got up 24-11 against Riina Bradbrook in a great performance. On another day such a score-line would have a bigger effect on the overall result.

Hope Valley now sits in ninth spot on the ladder.

Club Holdfast v Brighton:

In the match of the day home side Club Holdfast drew 59-59 with Brighton. It went down to the wire with Holdy’s Rachel Krebbex drawing shot on the final end to split the points.

With two rinks up Brighton took 7 points from the game and Club Holdfast 5 points.

In an indication of just how closely matched the clubs are, Brighton ended the day in in 5th spot one point clear of Club Holdfast in 6th.

For Brighton Carli Mitchell and her rink prevailed 23-21 against Sandy Wallace.

Gail Hodshon took two points after her rink’s 21-19 defeat of Mila Grimshaw.

For Holdfast Krebbex and her four came away with a 19-15 win against Teresa Lyons.

Division One:

West Lakes v Blackwood:

West Lakes banked an important 12 points after prevailing 70-50 at home against Blackwood. The 20shot win sees the Lakers three points clear at the top of the table.

Jackie Field skipped her rink to a 30-12 defeat of Marilyn Edmonds in the day’s best result.

Doris Thomas and her four came away with an equally impressive 25-19 success against Karen Curtis.

On the third rink Robyn Palmer and her rink prevailed 22-19 against Carol Redford to wrap up a great day on the green.

Blackwood remains at the foot of the ladder with one win for the season.

Somerton v Gawler:

Somerton looked the goods taking 10 points after a 66-45 home win against Gawler. The Seagulls now sit in 4th spot on the ladder after four rounds.

Karen Sander skipped her four to a 28-12 defeat of Teresa Dean in the day’s most impressive result.

New to the club this season Lea Modra skipped her rink to a 23-13 success against Kay Moncrieff.

For Gawler Dawn Warland and her four got up 20-15 against Yvonne Bekeris to give the northern club its only points on the day.

Gawler now sits in 8th spot on the ladder.

Tranmere v Semaphore:

Tranmere banked 9 points after an important 61-56 home win against Semaphore.

In the split rink game Dawn Ross and her four prevailed 27-20 against Kerrie Sharkie in what was a match winning result.

After a hard day on the green Denise Abraham and her rink came away with a 19-19 draw with Edna Dimond.

For Semaphore Anne Dunstan and her four got up 17-15 against Pam Fullarton but was unable to affect the overall result.

At the end of the day Tranmere sits in 6th spot on the ladder with Semaphore 3rd place.

Kensington/Marryatville v Morphett Vale:

Morphett Vale put in its best performance of the season banking a valuable nine points after a 65-59 win at Kensington/Marryatville. The result sees the Emus sitting in 7th spot on the ladder after four rounds.

Paulina Lawrie and her four prevailed 29-11 against Helen Hutton in what was a match winning result.

In tight game all day Ricki Hooper and her rink came away with a 24-24 draw with Jeanette Hill.

For Kensi Robyn Walker and her four played well in the rink’s 24-12 win against Clare Munro but was unable to affect the overall result.

Kensington/Marryatville ended the day in 2nd spot on the ladder having won three games from four played over the season.  

Grange v Lockleys:

Lockley’s banked 9 points after a 68-55 success at Grange. The Eagles now sit in 5th spot on the ladder with the round 2 deferred game still in hand.

Christine Schumacher skipped her rink to a 30-15 win against Maxine Savage in a match winning performance.

In a tight game Li Song and her four came away with a 22-22 draw with Caroline Smolski.

For the Dolphins, Maree McMahon and her rink prevailed 18-16 against Lynette Nixon to give the club its only rink win.

Grange ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder.

John Bevin

12th November 2021