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The Courier SPORT Tuesday, January 26, 2016 – PAGE 9
Uraidla caused the shock of the
Hills Division 1 bowling round after
defeating top of the table Lobethal
by the barest of margins 79-78 at
Uraidla’s Henry Feijen fought out a 21 all
draw with Tony Treloar, Wayne Zilm won 29-
24 against David Wuttke, but Uraidla’s ‘Big
Man’ Peter O’Shaughnessy secured the
win for the home side with a 24-18 win over
Woodside took advantage of Lobethal’s
defeat to grab top spot with a 92-53 win at
home to Lenswood.
Peter Mangelsdorf proved too steady for
Wayne ‘Paddles’ Pittaway and won 31-18,
Brett Norman put Terry Stephen away 28-
16 and the unheralded Lawrence Harrison
impressed all with a 33-19 win over Jarrod
Hahndorf won 83-78 away to a determined
Gumeracha’s Neil Duckett beat Bill Fairley
22-20 and Craig Oborn won 36-19 against
Christine Keller came to Hahndorf’s
rescue with a 44-20 thumping of Fred Dorr.
Meadows remain fourth despite a 52-66
loss away to Oakbank, who with the bulk of
the remaining games to be played at home,
stay in the hunt for a top four finish.
Brett Carter downed Meadows young
gun Quinn Raymond 24-16, Darryl Howe
beat Heath Raymond 28-20 leaving Ross
Buckley picking up a narrow rink win for
Meadows 16-15 against Paul Van de Water.
Mt Barker’s woeful away form continued
when it lost 55-75 at Mt Pleasant, who
despite the win still prop up the ladder.
Luke West trailed Mt Barker’s Jay
Shepherd 4-7 after eight ends, however,
won the next 16 ends to lead 34-7 and
eventually won 34-11.
Bo Hambly was down 15-20 against John
Corner with three ends to play and held a
tying shot on the last.
An errant Corner drive gifted Hambly two
more shots and a 22-20 win.
Mt Pleasant’s John West led 9-4 early
against Anthony Daw and was still ahead
18-17 after 19 ends.
Daw won the next five ends and won 24-19
after dropping a shot on the last.
There were a couple of wobbles at the top
of the Division 2 ladder during Round 14
action on Saturday.
Ladder leader Mt Barker went close to its
first loss for the season with a drawn match
at Mount Pleasant and second ranked
Lobethal suffered its second loss in an
away game to Uraidla.
As a result, Mount Barker and Lobethal
have retained their positions at the top of
Hahndorf and Woodside are in third and
fourth, with Uraidla close behind in fifth
Oakbank and Meadows produced a close
result with Oakbank winning 73 shots to 60
on their new surface at home.
Phillip Oinn and Steven Bailey both had
wins for Oakbank, Phillip Oinn by 29 shots
to 14 and Steven Bailey by 25 shots to 20.
After his good midweek form for Oakbank
against Mount Barker, Terry Holding went
down 26 shots to 19.
The result gave Oakbank 12 points and
In another close game, Uraidla were able
to upset Lobethal at Uraidla 67 shots to
56 with Trevor Hunter winning over Kevin
Schulz 28 shots to 15 and Mike Guerin
outlasting Colin Elsworthy 24 shots to 22.
For Lobethal Bill Mayes collected their two
points with a 19 to 15 shot win over Derek
Uraidla collected 12 points to Lobethal two.
Woodside hosted Lenswood and kept the
Lenswood side anchored to the bottom of
the table with a 113 shots to 39 win.
accounted for Mark Jericho 38 shots to 12,
Jim Stopford prevailed over Di Green by
the same margin, 39 shots to 13 and Brian
Johnson finished 36 shots to 14 ahead of
Woodside took all 14 points for the match.
Gumeracha went down at home to the
visiting Hahndorf side, with Hahndorf
winning 75 shots to 56, giving Hahndorf 12
points for the game and leaving Gumeracha
with two points.
For Hahndorf, Barry Rimmer finished
in front of Anthony Mik Snr by two shots,
22 shots to 20 and Carolyne Edwardes
overcame Ian Schubert 35 shots to 17.
Gumeracha’s Robert Hillier finished in
front of Scott Brooks by the narrowest of
margins 19 shots to 18 and collected the
two points for Gumeracha.
Mt Barker travelled to Mount Pleasant to
come away with a draw, 60 shots each and
seven points each.
For Mt Pleasant, Ray Eglinton had a 26
shots to 21 win over Joe de Ron, and Neil
Kroehn lost to Rick Babidge 13 shots to 18
to have the match even.
It was left to Noelene Birt and Beth Young
to decide the outcome.
After being close for the whole match with
a number of lead changes, Birt was able to
pick up two shots on the last end to draw
the rink score at 21 shots each and the
match score at 60 shots each.
Narrow victory for Uraidla
Premiership leader Lobethal (2) continued on its merry
way cantering home to an effortless win over Uraidla (2) at
home last Saturday.
In doing so they have now opened up a 10 point lead over
Lobethal’s top team who was on top of the table before the
Christmas-New Year br eak.
David Turner had a day out last Saturday demoralising Ian
Badenoch in a 40 shot win 46-6 and put his hand up for
rink of the week.
After the first two ends, Turner trailed 4-0 but for the
remainder of the game Badenoch’s rink could manage only
single shots in two ends.
Turner slammed home 42 shots including two sevens.
Malcolm Clarke was never in danger of defeat leading
throughout against Carlene Seal in a 22-12 shot win.
Clarke caused havoc early to lead 18-4 at the half-way
Although Uraidla kept the hosts to only four shots after the
break, they were always struggling to peg back the leaders.
Mike Smith completed the clean sweep for Lobethal (2)
with an all-the-way six shot win over Wayne Browning.
At the afternoon tea break, Smith led 12-6 and looked set
for a comfortable win.
However, the Uraidla rink which lacked experience,
refused to throw in the towel and won six ends to Lobethal’s
four following the break, however, they never posed a
On an adjoining rink, Lobethal (1) were given a fright by
fourth placed Woodside before scrambling home by eight
After trailing 10-14 at the tea break, Kaye Elsworthy’s rink
really got its act together against Frank Dean, which was
the key factor in the win.
Elsworthy lost only two of the last 10 ends and reeled off
24 shots restricting Dean to eight shots.
Shane Williams looked to be coasting after 14 ends when
he led 16-8 over Ashley Giles who then got within two shots
with four ends to play.
But the Lobethal rink rallied to then score nine shots,
keeping Woodside scoreless before getting home by 10
In a shock result, Jacqui Baker picked up two points for
the visitors with a 14 shot drubbing over David Moate.
He didn’t get on the board until the sixth end when trailing
From then on he was always well behind the eight ball
winning only three ends following afternoon tea before
going down 27-13.
Uraidla (1) clearly had the biggest win of Round 14
thrashing the hapless Mt Pleasant at home by 80 shots on
the green adjacent to the main street.
Gordon Badenoch back as skipper, set up the mammoth
win effortlessly getting home by 30 shots over Robert
Doug Allman hit form with a comfortable 27 shot win 36-9
beating Ron Parker.
Ever reliable Stan Brooks gave Uraidla the maximum 14
points in his 23 shot win 35-12 against Dave Sandland.
Mt Barker, currently third on the premiership, belted a
visiting Gumeracha by 45 shots, 86-41.
Tricia de Ron gave Valda Hanna a bowling lesson
thrashing her by 38 shots, 42-4 while Don Nenke wasn’t
quite as ruthless in his 30-16 win over Michael Guthrie.
However, Gumeracha veteran Denzil Sandercock made
certain Mt Barker didn’t come away with full points by
downing David Skelton in a seven shot win, 21-14.
Despite the home ground advantage, Meadows were
unable to threaten table leaders Hahndorf going down 56
shots to 19.
Ron Bateman was in devastating form, overcoming
Meadows’ Gerald Cobiac 29-16, while team mate Jim Howe
was impressive in his 27-13 victory over Trevor Griggs.
Lobethal comfortably maintain second spot courtesy of a
forfeit from Woodside.
Woodside will be hoping to recover next week when
they host Meadows, while ladder leaders Hahndorf and
Lobethal will meet in the other match.
Gary Duckett for Gumeracha sets a bowl up the green during last Saturday’s Hills Bowling
Association Division 1 battle against Hahndorf. The visiting Hahndorf combination won 83-78.
Hahndorf ’s Roger
Mableson works a
delivery away during
Division 1 clash
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