Fine weather across metropolitan Adelaide welcomed bowlers to round 14 of the women’s pennant competitions. With all matches completed there are now 4 regular season games to be played in the lead up to the finals.
At the end of the day the top four clubs on the ladder were:
- Tranmere 123 points
- Hawthorn 122 points
- Port Noarlunga 104 points
- Club Holdfast 102 points
Hope Valley v Happy Valley:
Hope Valley banked 8 points after a 60-53 home win against Happy Valley. The club moved to 7th spot on the ladder having recorded 6 wins for the season.
In the split rink game Raelene Heitmann skipped her rink to a 27-9 defeat of Avis Steer in a match winning result.
For Happy Valley Jenny Davis and her four prevailed 23-15 against Andrea Williams.
Kay Chesney and her rink got up 21-18 against Roslyn Blakeney.
The club now sits in 6th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.
Hawthorn v Brighton:
Hawthorn moved to 2nd spot on the ladder after a 61-51 10 points home win against Brighton. It was the Hawks 10th win for the season.
Wendy Clarke skipped her four to a 25-13 defeat of Teresa Lyons in the day’s most telling result.
In a tight encounter Anne Onto and her rink prevailed 19-18 against Gail Hodshon to also take the points.
For Brighton Dawn Stoddart and her four did best with a 20-17 win against Christine Keller.
The southern side now sits in 8th spot on the ladder having recorded 3 wins and 2 draws over the year.
Prospect/Broadview v Port Noarlunga:
Port Noarlunga sits in 3rd spot on the ladder after prevailing 62-58 at Prospect/Broadview and banking 8 points having won on only one rink of three played. The southern club has recorded 10 wins for the year.
Karlee Moffatt skipped her four to a 33-8 defeat of Jan Nicholls in a match winning performance.
For Prospect Jacqueline Barber and her rink came away with a 26-13 success against Julie Bannister.
Denise Caulfield and her four prevailed 24-16 against Faye Anderson.
Prospect/Broadview ended the day at the foot of the ladder having recorded 2 wins over the season.
Tranmere v Marion:
After a difficult time over the last couple of weeks, Tranmere hit the green running banking 11 points after a 67-41 home win against Marion. It was enough to see the club sitting 1 point clear at the top of the table having recorded 12 wins over the season.
Dianne Ferris skipped her four to a 26-11 defeat of Colleen Barclay in the game’s most telling result.
Mary Feddersen and her rink prevailed 22-11 against Dianne Gigney in another good performance.
After an intriguing contest the rinks of Jackie Gardiner and Kath Crilly settled for a 19-19 draw.
The Hurricanes ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder with 2 wins for the season.
Ascot Park v Club Holdfast:
Ascot Park ended the day in 5th spot on the ladder after a 72-52 10 points home win against Club Holdfast. The Lions have recoded 8 wins and a draw over the year.
Riina Bradbrook and her four prevailed 31-14 against Rachel Krebbekx to continue an excellent run of form
Chris Thulborn skipped her rink to a 23-10 defeat of Mila Grimshaw in another good result.
For Club Holdfast Sandy Wallace and her four took the points after a 28-18 success against Karen Kovaleff.
Holdfast ended the day in 4th spot on the ladder having recorded 9 wins and a draw for the season.
The top four sides after round 14 are:
1 West Lakes 112 points
2 Somerton 107 points
3 Kensington/Marryatville 101 points
4 Semaphore 95 points
Morphett Vale v Gawler:
In a split rink game Morphett Vale banked 9 points after a 65-61 home win against Gawler. It was enough to see the southern club move to 5th spot on the ladder having recorded 7 wins for the season.
Gina Gordon and her rink prevailed 26-16 against Teresa Dean in a match winning performance.
In a tight encounter Emu Paulina Lawrie and Gawler’s Dawn Warland and their rinks came away with a 20-20 draw.
For Gawler Kay Moncrieff and her four came away with a 25-19 win against Clare Munro but were unable to affect the overall result.
The northern club ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder with 6 wins over the season.
West Lakes v Lockleys:
West Lakes sits 5 points clear at the top of the table after an 83-41 12 points home win against Lockleys. It was the Laker’s 10th win for the season.
Jackie Field and her four continued a great run of form prevailing 29-11 against Sue Coultas in the day’s best result.
Robyn Palmer and her rink were just as effective in a 25-8 defeat of Lynette Nixon.
Doris Thomas and her four rounded of the great result with a 29-22 win against Li Song.
Lockleys ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder having recorded 5 wins and a draw over the season.
Somerton v Semaphore:
Somerton banked 10 points after a 66-57 home success against Semaphore. It was enough to see the club sitting in 2nd spot on the ladder after recording 9 wins over the season.
Wendy Rudd skipped her four to a 28-15 defeat of Louise Sumner in the game’s most telling result.
Yvonne Bekeris and her rink prevailed 20-18 against Anne Dunstan in a tight encounter.
For Semaphore Edna Dimond and her four came away with a 24-18 win against Lea Modra.
The club ended the day in 4th spot on the ladder having recorded 7 wins and a draw over the season.
Tranmere v Blackwood:
Tranmere moved to 6th spot on the ladder after banking 10 points from a 66-56 home win against Blackwood. The club has now recorded 7 wins over the season.
Denise Abraham skipped her rink to a 21-8 defeat of Julie Gillman in the game’s best result.
Pam Fullarton and her four prevailed 26-17 against Marilyn Edmonds in another good performance.
For Blackwood Carol Redford and her rink got up 31-19 against Brenda Porter but were unable to affect the overall result.
The club ended the day at the foot of the ladder having recorded 3 wins for the year.
Kensington/Marryatville v Grange:
Despite Losing on two of three rinks played Grange took 8 points after a close 60-59 win at Kensington/Marryatville. The Dolphins ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.
The success came courtesy of a 31-16 win for Maree McMahon against Robyn Walker in a sensational match winning result.
For Kensington Helen Hutton and her four prevailed 19-13 against Maxine Savage.
Jeanette Hill and her rink got up 24-16 against Ursula Hollis.
The club ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder having recorded 9 wins over the season.
11th February 2022