Saturday Pennant Results : 25 th January 2020

Div 2 Section 6

Edithvale 80 (R Leitch 18-17, J Elton 14-16, G Bourne 34-13, A Cousens 14-17 def Berwick 63

The first side had a tight tussle at home to Berwick for much of the match, but drew away in the run home for a solid 17 shot win. Greg Bourne’s four won 10 of the first 12 ends to setup a 15-4 lead, then blew their opposition away with 18 shots in 4 ends to win by 21 shots. This earned the team of Julie Bennett, Peter Brain, Deb Sherry and Greg the drinks for the day.  Robbie Leitch’s team led 10-5 midway, fell away to 5 shots behind but finished strongly to win by a solitary shot.  Jason Exton’s crew trailed narrowly for most of the match and lost by 2 shots, while Alan Cousens’ four led narrowly for the first half and lost by 3 shots.

Div 3 Section 8

Edithvale 93 (G Byers 17-25, A Benson 17-23, E Sellars 29-10, C Baskett 30-15) def Burden Park 73

The second side journeyed to Burden Park, and came home with a strong 20 shot win. Eric Sellars team lost the first 3 ends, but only lost another 3 for the match in a well-earned 19 shot win. They were well supported by Claire Baskett’s four who scored two 4s and three 3s to set up a 15 shot win. Andrew Benson’s crew led 12-7 early and lost by 6 shots, while Gary Byers’ four were were in all sorts of trouble at 5-22 before reducing the deficit to 8 shots.

Div 4 Section 8

Edithvale 61 (R Smith 13-26, N Lewis 20-15, D Cameron 14-13, J. Bryant 14-32) lost to Black Rock 86

The third side hosted Black Rocks top side and were well beaten by 25 shots. Neil Lewis’ four led all day and won by 5 shots, while Diane Cameron’s team won six of their last 7 ends to force a one shot win.  Ray Smith’s crew started slowly but worked their way back into the match for a 13 shot loss, while John Bryant’s four led 9-7 early but struggled in the run home for an 18 shot loss.

Div 6 Section 8

Edithvale 62 (A Perkins 12-18, R Weston 16-24, J Kavanagh 17-17, I Trupke 17-18) lost to Dandenong Club 77

The fourth side were  away to Dandenong Club, and lost by 15 shots in a relatively tight affair. Jimmy Kavanagh’s four won 12 ends in a very close match that finished in a tie, while Irene Trupke’s team led 9-2 early and lost by a solitary shot. Andrew Perkins’ crew were all square after 12 ends and lost by 6 shots, while Ray Westons’ four scored a couple of fours’ to recover well from a 0-12 and reduce their deficit to 8 shots.