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.
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.
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.
19th November 2021