Around the Greens

Thursday Women’s Pennants Round 5:

On a day that many described the weather as windy, humid and a balmy and most of round five of the Premier League was played under a blue sky. At the end of the day Hawthorn held top spot on the ladder 7 points clear of Tranmere in the Premier League. There were plenty of close games across the metropolitan area for both divisions.

Premier League:

Club Holdfast v Ascot Park:

Club Holdfast grabbed 8 points after a 68-64 home defeat of Ascot Park despite winning on only one of three rinks played.

Sandy Wallace skipped her four to a 30-18 defeat of Sue Vasey in a match winning performance.

For the Lions Karen Kovaleff prevailed 22-18 against Rachel Krebbekx.

Riina Bradbrook and her rink took two points after a 24-20 defeat of Mila Grimshaw.

Club Holdfast ended the day in fifth spot on the ladder and Ascot Park in 6th.

Port Noarlunga v Prospect/Broadview:

Port Noarlunga banked 8 points after prevailing 53-48 at home against a competitive Prospect/Broadview. The southern club also won on only one of three rinks played.

Faye Anderson skipped her four to a 32-12 defeat of Sandra McGowan in a match winning performance.

For Prospect Denise Caulfied and her rink got up 18-7 against Doreen Taylor but were unable to affect the overall result.

Rosemary Harnett and her four came away with an 18-14 victory against Karlee Moffatt.

Port Noarlunga finished the day in 3rd spot on the ladder and Prospect/Broadview at the foot of the ladder and still looking for a first win to ignite the club’s season.

Brighton v Hawthorn:

Hawthorn remains at the top of the ladder after an 82-34 11 point win at Brighton.

Wendy Clarke skipped her rink to a 42-8 success against Gail Hodshon in a game busting performance.

Christine Keller and her four also played well in a 22-8 defeat of an inform Carli Mitchell.

On the 3rd rink Anne Onto and Teresa Lyons fought out an 18-18 draw.

Brighton ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder.

Marion v Tranmere:

Tranmere again played well to bank 10 points, after a 57-51 win at Marion. The club ended the day in 2nd spot on the ladder 7 points shy of Hawthorn.

Jackie Gardiner and her rink prevailed 19-12 against Jacqueline King in the game’s best result.

Mary Feddersen and her four got up 22-20 in a tight game against Kath Crillys rink.

For Marion, Dianne Gigney skipped her rink to a 19-16 win against Dianne Ferris to give the club its only points.

After the loss Marion sits in 8th spot on the ladder with one win from five outings.  

Happy Valley v Hope Valley:

In the battle between the Valleys Happy Valley grabbed a full count of 12 points after a 69-50 home defeat of Hope Valley. The club moved to 4th on the ladder having won three games from five outings.

Avis Steer skipped her rink to a 27-14 defeat of Roslyn Blakeney in the game’s most telling result.

Kay Chesney and her four prevailed 22-18 against Andrea Williams in a tight game.

On the final rink Jenny Davis and her rink got up 20-18 against Raelene Heitmann.

Hope Valley ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder.

Division One:

Grange v Kensington/Marryatville:

Kensington/Marryatville grabbed an important 10 points from at 64-57 away win at Grange. The club ended the day in second spot on the ladder one point shy of West Lakes.

Helen Hutton and her four prevailed 26-16 against Maxine Savage in the day’s most telling result.

Robyn Walker skipped her rink to a 24-22 defeat of Maree McMahon in a tight contest.

For the Dolphins Caroline Smolski and her four came away with a 19-14 success against Jeanette Hill but was unable to affect the overall result.

Grange now sits in 9th spot on the ladder with one win from 5 games.

Semaphore v Somerton:

Semaphore showed some quality banking 11 points after prevailing 77-50 at home against Somerton. The club ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder having won three games from 5 outings.

Anne Dunstan skipped her four to a 35-11 defeat of Karen Sander in a match defining result.

Edna Dimond and her rink came away with a 23-20 win against to also take the points.

After a close contest all day Anne Phillips and her four had to settle for a 19-19 draw with Lea Modra.

Somerton now sit in 7th spot bon the ladder having won two games for the season.

Lockleys v West Lakes:

West Lakes sits one point clear at the top of the table after 69-61 10 point win at Lockleys.

Jackie Field and her four prevailed 32-13 against Lynette Nixon in what was a match winning result.

Doris Thomas and her rink came away with a 20-19 defeat of Christine Schumacher after a tight game on the greens.

For Lockleys Li Song skipped her four to an excellent 29-17 success against Robyn Palmer to give her club its only points for the day.

Lockleys now sits in 4th on the ladder with three wins from five games.

Blackwood v Tranmere:

Tranmere banked 11 points after an excellent 57-46 win at Blackwood. The club ended the day in 5th spot on the ladder having won three games of five played.

Dawn Ross and her rink prevailed 21-14 against Karen Curtis in the game’s best result.

In a tight game Denise Abraham and her rink came away with a 19-15 win against Marilyn Edmonds.

After an even game Carol Redford and Pam Fullarton and their respective rinks finished with a 17-17 draw.

Blackwood remains at the foot of the ladder with one win from five games.

Gawler v Morphett Vale:

Gawler moved to 6th on the ladder after a 59-46 home win against Morphett Vale. The northern club banked an important 10 points from the game.

Kay Moncrieff skipped her four to a 24-13 defeat of Ricki Hooper in the game’s most telling result.

Teresa Dean and her rink prevailed 20-13 against Paulina Lawrie in another positive result.

For Morphett Vale Joan Blowes and her four got up 20-15 against Dawn Warland to give her club its only points.

The Emus ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with two wins from five games.

John Bevin

19th November 2021