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The Courier SPORT Wednesday, January 20, 2016 – PAGE 9
Lobethal sit in top spot on the Hills Division 1
bowling out ranking Woodside followed closely
by former leader Hahndorf.
The latest round resulted in Lobethal thumping Gumeracha
98-41 at Gumeracha.
Wayne Zilm was overwhelmed by Craig Oborn 42-12, Tony
Treloar delivered a 33-14 win over Fred Dorr and Neville
Mansell beat Neil Duckett 23-15.
Woodside trailed visitors Mt Barker overall at the break,
but finished strongly to win 83-71.
Woodside’s Brett Norman and his rink obliterated that of
Jay Shepherd 42-8 conceding just six ends to set up the
Andrew Day was all at sea against Mt Barker’s Anthony
Daw, down 26-4 at the break but fought back late to go
down 18-34 and Peter Mangelsdorf also played second
fiddle losing 23-29 against John Corner.
Mt Pleasant caused the shock of the round when it defeated
previously top side Hahndorf 73-70 at Mt Pleasant.
John Webb is in rare form and set up the win with a 31-
18 defeat of Christine Keller and the home side held on
despite loses to Bo Hambly 18-24 against Bill Fairly and
Luke West down 24-28 to Phil Nagel.
Meadows strengthened its grip on fourth spot with a 78-66
win at Uraidla.
Ross Buckley turned back the clock to defeat Uraidla’s
Henry Feijen 31-18, Peter O’Shaughnessy and Daryl
Stanton finished 24 all with Uraidla’s David Wuttke claiming
the final rink narrowly 24-23 against Heath Raymond.
Oakbank registered its first win last round and made it two
on the trot after winning 73-57 at home to Lenswood.
Brett Carter fell in 21-20 against Jarrod Pittaway, Daryl
Howe out muscled Brian Scown 29-14 and Bob Fiddes and
Terry Stephen fought out a 23 all draw.
Round 12 resulted in Lobethal 82 defeating Hahndorf 64,
Mt Barker 66 defeated Uraidla 63, Lenswood 53 lost to
Gumeracha 72, Meadows 67 lost to Woodside 87 and Mt
Pleasant 65 lost to Oakbank 68.
HBA Saturday bowls resumed after the Christmas break
on Saturday January 9 with the Division 2 results going as
Lobethal defeated Hahndorf 88 shots to 38, Mount Barker
defeated Uraidla 89 shots to 51, Mount Pleasant accounted
for Oakbank 70 to 59, Gumeracha eclipsed Lenswood 67 to
57 and Woodside defeated Meadows 81 shots to 67.
In Round 13 results, Mount Pleasant registered what
could be considered a surprise win over Hahndorf at Mount
Pleasant while having only one rink up.
For Mount Pleasant, Noelene Birt and Neil Kroen went
down to their Hahndorf opposition 19 shots to 21 and 20
shots to 23 respectively.
Ray Eglinton did the damage for Mount Pleasant with a
29 shots to 11 win, enabling Mount Pleasant to score a 68
shots to 55 win and collect 10 points.
Hahndorf collected four points for its two winning rinks.
Oakbank hosted Lenswood and were able to register an
81 shots to 52 win and collect 12 points, whilst Lenswood
collected two points.
For Oakbank Christopher Heyer won 31 shots to 13 over
Di Green and Terry Holding finished 30 shots to 18 ahead
of Martin Fry, while Mark Jericho posted a one shot win for
Lenswood over Phillip Oinn 21 shots to 20.
Uraidla hosted Meadows to post a 96 shots to 53 win at
home and take all 14 points for the game.
For Uraidla Mike Guerin had a 37 shots to 15 win, Derek
McNamee won 28 shots to 18 and Trevor Hunter rounded
out the game with a 31 shots to 20 win to keep Uraidla
in touch with Woodside, who are in fourth position on the
Lobethal continued its consistent season with a 72 shots
to 59 win at Gumeracha to collect 12 points.
For Lobethal, Colin Elsworthy outlasted Tony Mik Snr 25
shots to 20 and Bill Mayes had a 32 shots to 10 win over
Roger Faehrmann, on the comeback trail from a broken
leg compliments of an errant ladder posted a 29 shots to 15
win over Kevin Schulz to collect two points for Gumeracha.
In another tight contest Mount Barker were able to outlast
Woodside by 10 shots at Woodside.
For Mount Barker Chris Evans had a 29 shots to 18 win
over Stephen Thomas and Rick Babidge posted a 23 shots
to 17 win over Brian Johnson.
Jim Stopford collected two points for Woodside with a 24
shots to 17 win over Beth Young.
Mount Barker collected 12 points to maintain its margin at
the top of the Division 2 ladder.
The two Lobethal sides are currently dominating the HBA
Division 3 competition.
Five of the top eight on the skippers’ ladder are from there.
Leading the way is Lobethal 1’s David Moate on 18 points.
He’s lost only one game in the Saturday pennants and
that was a week earlier against Lobethal 2’s David Turner
who’s second on 14.
Peter Oborn along with Kaye Elsworthy have 13 points,
while Mike Smith is on 12.
Oborn was elevated to Division 2 for last Saturday, while
the other four Lobethal Division 3 skips all won at home.
Moate as usual was at his brilliant best winning 41-6
against Gumeracha’s Michael Guthrie and again put his
hand up for another rink of the week voucher.
At the half-way mark he led 19-4 then scored 22 shots on
the last 10 ends to help set up a 90-47 win.
Kaye Elsworthy got off to a flier leading 12-2 against the
diminutive Valda Hanna but won only three of the last 13
However, while Gumeracha then scored 16 shots to eight,
they just failed to overhaul the hosts going down 20-18.
Shane Williams, skipper for the first time this season in
Lobethal’s top Division 3 side, had a dour struggle against
veteran Denzil Sandercock.
Sandercock led by three shots at the 16th end, before
Lobethal finally hit the front.
They then scored 17 shots in the last five ends to get
home by six, 29-23.
Lobethal (2) after convincingly defeating Lobethal (1) a
week earlier, maintained top billing on the premiership
comfortably downing Uraidla (1), 61-40.
After being down 3-9 after seven ends, Mike Smith then
got his rink into top gear to reel off 17 shots.
And in doing so they kept Stan Brooks’ quartet to win only
three of the remaining 14 ends going down by three shots,
Malcolm Clarke was never in doubt against David Schiller
winning handsomely by 14 shots, 22-8.
The Uraidla rink struggled all day winning only five shots
in the last 13 ends.
David Turner looked to be coasting against Doug Allman
when he led by eight shots, 13-5 after eight ends.
Although he won only two of the last eight ends, he
managed to hang on by four shots, 19-15.
Carlene Seal was instrumental in Uraidla 2’s easy 66-37
win against bottom side Mt Pleasant.
She scored a crushing 29 shot win 34-5 over Marilyn
Team selector Wayne Browning got over the line by seven
shots beating Dave Sandland 20-13.
But the visitors returned home with two points after Ron
Parker won by seven shots, 19-12 against Ian Badenoch.
Mt Barker scored the biggest win of the round belting
Woodside by 51 shots 87-36 at home under the dome.
Ron Wells doubled Jacqui Baker’s score to win 24-12
while Harry Sime belted Kingsley Blenkiron by 21 shots,
The hosts completed the clean sweep when Don Nenke
always had Frank Dean’s measure in his 18 shot win, 31-
Hahndorf reinforced its dominance in the Division IV
competition with a strong 62-28 win over a depleted
Playing on its home green, Hahndorf were always going
to be hard to challenge.
Ron Bateman’s rink ran away to a 36-10 win over a valiant
Woodside crew skippered by John Harrison.
Brian Buckingham was also impressive in his 26-18
victory over Woodside’s Peter Parry.
Lobethal regained second spot on the ladder with a solid
41-24 victory over Meadows.
Mary Matthews was ruthless in her 24-10 win over
Meadows’ Reece Trent, while Brian Tugwell had to battle
for his 17-14 win over Gerald Cobiac.
Next week Meadows host top side Hahndorf, while
Lobethal will seek to consolidate second spot on the
ladder when they play Woodside.
Uraidla’s David Gleeson studiously glides a bowl away during last
Saturday’s Hills Bowling Association Division 1 contest against Meadows.
Meadows strengthened its grip on fourth spot with a 78-66 win at Uraidla.
Hahndorf ’s Christine Keller focuses on her
release during last Saturday’s upset loss to
Mt Pleasant in the Hills Bowling Association
Division 1 A-grade clash at Mt Pleasant.
Hahndorf ’s Leo Lambert leans into his shot during last Saturday’s Hills
Bowling Association Division 1 meeting at Mt Pleasant. The hosts caused
the shock of the round when it defeated previously top side Hahndorf 73-70.
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