The Border Watch : December 18th 2013
28 BOWLS SWIFT GL “Free Auto” A FULL fi eld of 18 women’s teams took part in the popular special Christmas fun day at Port MacDonnell Bowling Club last week. Two games of eight ends were played in the morning and the same in the afternoon. At noon the women were treated to a performance by an Allendale Area School class singing Christmas carols. Jokes were told by several women present and the Beachport team dressed in costumes for a poetry recital. Christmas pudding (made by two club members) and cream was enjoyed with everyone present enjoying the day. Prizes were presented to the best morning team, that of skip, Liz Copping of Kalangadoo on 36 points plus 10. The afternoon team was that of Kaye Lanyon from Dartmoor on 35 + 5. The runner-up team was Lorraine Denning, Nesla Boundy, Judy Bermingham and Benicia Hunt from Robe with the winning team, a local team consisting of Barbara Milstead, Roma Henderson, Joy Bilney and Heather Richards. Open gender pennant PORT MacDonnell Blue played Mount Gambier on the Bay green. The Bay’s Jean Fisher, Don Forbes, Kevin Henderson and John Broadbent played Leanne Hentschke, John Heaver, Bob Cranwell and Beryl Versluis with the Mount Gambier team proving superior on the day, leading all the way for a 27-17 win. Social bowls JULY and Reg Gurney sponsored the social bowls on Wednesday where 20 bowlers took part. Winners included Danny Gaut and Bruce Perryman. Women’s pennant DIVISION 1 were home to Mount Gambier with Jan Dowdell, Barbara Milstead, Jennie Tilley and skip Heather Richards up against Leanne Hentschke, Cathy McCarthy, Coral Clark and Beryl Versluis. The Mount Gambier girls had the better of the fi rst half, being ahead 17 shots to Port MacDonnell’s three at the lunch break. Things did not improve after the break for the Bay girls, who could manage only fi ve single shots until the 25th end when they scored a three to fi nish for a fi nal score of 11, to Mount Gambier’s 31. Carol Schmidt, Robyn Burley, Bev Perryman and skip Joy Bilney played Del Parsons, Diana Harris, Nelda Earl and Margaret Marshall. The Bay team were slightly down, 8-11 at the lunch break but picked up nine shots over the next seven ends to Mount Gambier’s four, taking the lead by a single shot. A five on the 20th end put the Mount Gambier girls back in front and it was a close tussle from there with the Bay girls hanging on to take a tight 22-21 victory. Division 2 travelled to Kingston where Sharon Perryman, Jean Fisher, Betty Pannell and skip, Val Praetz played Dulcie Dixon, Gail Hetherington, Pat Armfi eld and Maureen Sanderson. It was a one-point match at the break with Kingston taking the advantage. Scoring two fours, Kingston rushed out to a 19-12 lead on the 16th end. Port MacDonnell then won the next fi ve ends to be back in the game 22-19. Each team scored two ends of one shot on each end for the Bay girls to claim the win 24 to 21. Heather Fox, Roma Henderson, Betty Barrett and skip Kay Feast took on Heidi Gribble, Jeanette Ramsay, Jess Orwell and Deb Ogilvie. Kingston were fi ve shots ahead at lunch time and with the Bay team scoring 12 shots on only four ends after lunch, it was a very LAST START WINNER: Kevin Norman and his Division 4 Port MacDonnell teammates defeated Naracoorte in last weekend’s round of pennant matches. hard fought match, played in great spirit. But Kingston kept ahead and fi nished 34-22 up for an overall win of 55/12 to Port MacDonnell’s 46/2. Division 3 played Millicent with Alison Mitchell, Danny Gaut, Lorraine Mackereth and skip, Shirley Taylor taking on Margaret Johnson, Pat Hitchcock, Mary Allen and Dorothy Harkness. Scores were tied up at nine each on the 11th end and 10 each on the 13th, but then the Millicent crew began to pull away, scoring on eight ends to the Bay girls four ends to take a solid 18-24 victory. Glenda Osman, Janet Boyle, Elaine Pruis and Cheryl Doddridge played Adrianna Ross, Val Brown, Liz Carnellor and Fay Richards. With the Bay girls down 11-19 at the break, they fought back to have a close second half with scores levelling out. Port MacDonnell drew one shot ahead on the 24th end only to see Millicent snatch victory, scoring two on the last end. Women’s Saturday pennant THE match was played at Mount Gambier RSL with Karen Petersen, Shirley Taylor, Roma Henderson and Robyn Burley facing Katie Roachock, Beverly Famularo, Debra Peach and Fleur Roachock. The Bay team was ahead 13-7 after 12 ends, scoring a six on the 16th end to extend the lead. RSL stayed on 11 shots for five ends before coming home with a run, but Port MacDonnell held on for a 26-19 win. Les Murrell, Alison Mitchell, Cheryl Doddridge and Valerie Murrell were up 28 - The Border Watch, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 against Lee Carr, Julie Bartlett, Helen Moulden and Karen Doman which saw the stronger RSL crew 16 shots up before the Bay team got on the scorecard. Scoring multiples, RSL drew steadily away to take a strong 46-14 win. Men’s pennant BRUCE Perryman, John Broadbent, Wayne Dowdell and Chris Richards played Jeffrey East, David Jones, Rob Kirkland and Deane Williams with Naracoorte taking an early advantage, scoring seven in the fi rst two ends. By the ninth end scores were level and then the home team scored the next six ends to be 16-10 up. By the 21st end Port MacDonnell had extended the lead to be up 23-17 but Naracoorte came home strongly, scoring seven shots over the last four ends to take the game 24-23. Bill Burley, Eddie Otter, Murray Burley and Adam Wilson took on Rob Selig, Malcolm Johnson, Leigh Allan and Colin Munn with the latter having the better of the fi rst 10 ends, leading 12-5. But with eight shots scored over the next four ends the Bay team took the lead by a single shot. With some good multiples the home side continued to draw away and fi nished the better of Naracoorte 37-16. Don Doddridge, Chris Wilkinson, Peter Reppin and Marcus Pietersma played Dave Parker, Ron Garton, Rob Allen and Graham East, which saw Naracoorte score on more ends to take a tight win 25-18. Division 2 travelled to Mount Gambier $16,490 DRIVE FROM AWAY VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au MAC SUZUKI 631586 44 Mount Gambier Road, Millicent Phone 8733 1461 LMVD 45868 Christmas festivities start early at the Bay where Lance Fisher, John Boyle, Robin Bilney and Victor Perryman played Daryl Ranebury, Jim Butchart, Bob Cranwell and Tony Prugo. With the scores see sawing up to the 14th end, the Mount Gambier team got a slight edge to fi nish just ahead 26-23. Wally Tarca, Bob Hutchesson, Dave O’Donnell and Scott Wilson were up against Brian Francis, Don Fraser, Frank Lindner and Peter Clark with Port MacDonnell leading 9-3 on the seventh end, 11-7 after the 12th, and continued to keep ahead to take a comfortable 25-16 win. John Reppin, Greg Fisher, Ron Cox and Kevin Henderson played Graham Parsons, Paul Kovaloff, Ron Kuhl and Terry Seiler. Port MacDonnell had the better of the Mount Gambier boys until the last end when Seiler’s team scored three to take a one-shot win. Division 4 played Naracoorte where the rink of Keith Dowdell, Danny Gaut, Kevin Norman and skip, Ken Williamson were up against Allan Malaps, Warwick Dew, Anola Frick and Laurie Munn. A great tussle was enjoyed with both team leading at times. Down by one shot coming into the fi nal end, the Port MacDonnell team scored a valuable fi ve shots to take the win 27-23. Joe Pritchard, Barrie Schmidt, Don Forbes and skip, Ben Tilley met Brian Buckley, Howard McCourt, Eugene Dunston and Allan Masters. Scoring a fi ve on the 12th end gave the Port MacDonnell team a slight edge to be 13-9. The game remained tight right to the end where Port MacDonnell took the win 21-19. Jack Fox, Don McCarthy, Kel Butler and Peter Rutherford played Gordon Williams, Phil Biggins, Allan Davies and Brian Castin. At the break the Bay men were 14-6 up and although Naracoorte drew level on the 23rd end, and one ahead on the 24th end, the Rutherford led team were not about to give in and scored a three to take the win 22-20. Division 5 were home to Kalangadoo. M. Mitchell, B. Bain, B. Whan and B. Lethlean played G. Schultz, J. Mules, P. Davies and R. Little and with only two shots the difference at the break, favouring the Bay boys, they continued to stay ahead, drawing further ahead on the 21st end and fi nishing with a nine point win. D. Sims, P. Skinner, J. Brown and R. Gurney played J. Flanigan, M. Samson, B. Casey and A. Brooks. Scoring many multiples, the Bay boys never looked like losing, drawing away to close out the game with a 35-19 win. Men’s B grade singles THE semi-fi nals were played between Kevin Henderson and Danny Gaut and Bill Burley and Kel Butler. To reach these matches, Henderson had defeated Justin Brown, Gaut defeated Barrie Schmidt, Bill Burley defeated Bart Lethlean and Kel Butler defeated Darryl Sims. Henderson and Burley advanced into the fi nal after tight matches with their opponents. A great final was played with scores extremely close throughout the match. Burley was the steadier player and with consistent draw bowling just outlasted Henderson to take the 2013 B grade singles title. Coming events Saturday: Men’s and women’s pennant. A eeminder of the Christmas tea this Friday, (names to be on list on club noticeboard by today, booking only catered for) and raffl e draw. Tickets and money to be returned today.
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