Hahndorf had a good win in Division 1 bowls defeating top four aspirant Uraidla 66 shots to 56. With 2 rinks up a valuable 12 premiership points were earnt to propel the Club into the top four. Hahndorf now needs to defeat the other top four contender Gumeracha next Saturday to secure its place in the finals.
Rick Babidge’s rink with Leo Lambert, Alby Gluyas and Sue Maddern had a good win 22 to 16. The game was won when the team scored 10 shots over 5 ends from the 5th to 9th ends to go to a 9 shot lead. They were able to hang on to this 9 shots lead at the 21st end and ended up comfortable winners by 6 shots.
Bob Edwards rink with Richard Crocker, Shelly Howe and Roger Mableson had a close game but lost 20 to 22 shots. Losing 6 shots on the first 2 ends did not help but the team got back into the game thereafter. If not for the opposing skip saving multiple shots on a number of ends, Edwards could have easily won. It was good bowls from the opposition which saw Uraidla home by 2 shots.
Phil Nagel’s rink with Tim Anderson, Chris Rowe and Chris Button was the other good winner scoring 24 shots to 18. Nagel got off to a good start to lead by 7 shots at the 7th end. The scores were level at the 13th end but then the team put on the pressure to score 10 shots over the next 7 ends to open up a gap of 7 shots. They were able to cruise to victory from that point.
Div 1: Hahndorf (6) defeated Uraidla (4) at Hahndorf 66 – 56
P Nagel, C Button, C Rowe, T Anderson 24 – 18
R Edwards, R Mableson, S Howe, R Crocker 20 – 22
R Babidge, S Maddern, A Gluyas, L Lambert 22 – 16
Div 2: Hahndorf (5) lost to Uraidla (7) at Hahndorf 60 – 72
C Harmer, M Wheal, C Thompson, M Trubee 26 – 22
W Robertson, V Deeble, R Munday, B Engel 16 – 26
G Evans, R Bateman, J Thompson, B Buckingham 18 – 24
Div 3: Hahndorf (10) lost to Lenswood (11) at Lenswood 47 – 68
T Hennessey, P Williams, P Grego, D Turner 18 – 24
D Grego, P Wakefield, D Thyer, J Benham 14 – 23
A McMahon, S Engel, M Armitage, J Liebelt 15 – 21