Thanks Peter Woodbridge
Div 2 Section 6
Edithvale 89 (B Morton 26-17, A Cousens 23-20, G Bourne 21-18, P Woodbridge 19-20) def Carrum 75
The first side drove south to play undefeated Carrum, and after a slow start, came flying home to earn a strong 14 shot victory. Bill Morton’s team picked up two 5s and two 4s in a strong display, and won by 9 shots. Greg Bourne’s four dominated early to lead 13-3, surrendered the lead at 14-16, but finished strongly to win by 3 shots. Alan Cousens’ team played a match of two halves, recovering from 5-18 to win nine ends in a row for a 3 shot win. Peter Woodbridge’s crew also worked their way back into the match, losing by just one shot after trailling 5-13.
Div 2 Section 8
Edithvale 64 (P Bryant 17-17, A Benson 13-24, B Overson 27-20, G Baskett 7-29) lost to Ashburton 90
The second side hosted Ashburton, and after a close first half, fell away in the run home and lost by 26 shots. Barb Overson’s four dominated early with a 5 and two 4s to race out to 20-6, but had some of their lead pegged back for a 7 shot win. Pam Bryant’s crew led narrowly for most of their match, and finished up with a tie. Andrew Benson’s team scored a 5 on the 14th end to be within striking distance before losing by 9 shots, while Glen Baskett’s team struggled to win the mat and lost by 22 shots.
Div 4 Section 8
Edithvale 78 (N Lewis 10-36, C Baskett 26-19, M Bourne 21-26, R Weston 21-21) lost to Cardinia Waters 102
The third side drove a long way out to Cardinia Waters and had to settle for a 24 shot loss. Claire Baskett’s four opened the match with a 6 and picked up a 5 later in their 7 shot win. Ray Weston’s crew started slowly at 0-9, played much better to lead 19-15 and had to settle for a tie. Margaret Bourne’s team were in all sorts of trouble at 3-15, but scored a 5 and a 4 on the run home to only lose by 5 shots, while Neil Lewis’ four struggled to win the mat and lost by 26 shots.
Div 5 Section 6
Edithvale 81 (I Thomas 29-11, J Cracknell 13-24, B Hambridge 23-14, B Turnbull 16-19) def Willow Lodge 68
The fourth side bounced back from a big defeat last match, and punished Willow Lodge with a 13 shot defeat. Ian Thomas’ four were on fire, picking up two 4s and three 3s in an 18 shot win. This earned the rink of Ian (S), Phil Westmore, Kevin Breen and Norm Overson the Drinks for the Day. Bernie Hambridge’s crew gave them excellent support, racing out to an 18-3 lead before winning by 9 shots. Bernie Turnbull’s four found themselves all square at 13-all and 16-all before losing by just 3 shots, while John Cracknell’s team bounced back from 5-20 by winning five ends in the run home for an 11 shot loss.