Hahndorf hosted Mt Barker in a clash to decide who would stay undefeated and lost by the narrowest of margins – two shots. The day was not decided until late in the day with Hahndorf holding sway for most of the clash.
Rick Babidge met Mt Barker’s Anthony Daw and continued to maintain his lead finishing eleven shots ahead at close of play. Bob Edward’s rink had a battle all day with Brenton Smith winning by one shot. Phil Nagel, playing Mt Barker’s Andrew Gard, got away to a slow start but recovered to be 13 all at the break. Shots dried up for his rink from there and went down by fourteen shots.
Nest week Hahndorf meet third placed Lobethal at Lobethal.
Again playing Mt Barker at Hahndorf second division, Hahndorf were within one shot at the break. With Bill five ends to play, Bill Robertson lead 23 – 12 whilst Ray Rattray recovered from being down 8 -19 to loose by seven shots. Con Harmer had a battle all day, turning one shot down but finally losing by seven shots.
Bill Robertson, sensing a win if his rink could build on their lead, lost the remaining five ends to get home on by a solitary shot.
Next week Hahndorf meet second placed Lobethal at Lobethal.
A day to forget!
Nest week Hahndorf meet top placed Lobethal No 1 at Hahndorf
Hahndorf lost to Mt Barker at Hahndorf 62 – 64
R Babidge, S Maddern, A Gluyas, S Howe 27 – 16
R Edwards, R Mableson, M Wheal, R Crocker 19 – 18
P Nagel, C Button, C Rowe, G Evans 16 – 30
Hahndorf lost to Mt Barker at Hahndorf 63 – 76
C Harmer, A McMahon, T Button, B Buckingham 17 – 24
R Rattray, V Deeble, D Bateman, R Munday 23 – 30
W Robertson, R Bateman, P Williams, B Engel 23 – 22
Hahndorf lost to Mt Barker at Mt Barker No 2 26 – 119
T Hennessey, M Trubee, D Thyer, P Grego 8 – 42
A Button, D Turner, sub, E Biar 13 – 29
M Armitage, P Wakefield, S Engel, J Liebelt 5 – 48