Waikerie, after being soundly beaten by Renmark a week earlier, had a 17 shot win over second placed Loxton RSL yesterday three rinks to one 92-75. It was Loxton RSL`s second loss in a row.
Played at Loxton RSL for Waikerie Roger Davies` rink defeated Geoff Huppatz 22-17, Dixie Lee went down narrowly to Jade Wright 24-25, Wayne Collins beat Steve Roberts 20-19 and Gary Pursche won 26-14 over Lew Westbrook.
Renmark also had another win but only on the result of one rink when Rick Stoeckel`s four won 29-11 from David McRae Wood. Other than that Bill Dopson went down to Des Schliebs 20-25, Mick Rice lost to Neil Thiele 14-18 and Sean Leesue to Peter Kimber 13-19 . Renmark won narrowly 76-73.
Barmera continues to look the ”real deal” and consolidated its place in the top four with a 97-78 win over Renmark RSL. Ray Kuchel lost to Ron Adam 24-26 but Dennis Wutke defeated Ken Knight 22-21, John Morena won 23-14 against John Van der Wyst and Phil Ashton 28-17 over Mal Inglis.
Berri went on its winning way three rinks to one 89-58 against Loxton Blue 89-58. Dennis Treloar defeated Brad Semmler 22-14, Graham Butt beat Terry Thurston, Mark Kubank lost to John Vaughan 13-22 and Andrew Hill won 34-11 against Bruce Schubert.
The table now stands at Berri 228 points, Loxton RSL 167, Barmera 148, Renmark 138, Waikerie 135, Loxton Blue 116, Loxton Yellow 96 and Renmark RSL 92.
In Second Division Barmera continued its good day from 8th position defeating fifth placed Berri 64-59, bottom side Moorook defeated Monash,4th, 65-61, Lyrup defeated Loxton RSL 72-35, Waikerie 75 beat Renmark RSL 39 and Renmark beat Loxton 61-56.
Sixth ranked Lyrup beat Renmark RSL,4th, 62-41 in Third Division, Renmark won 77-41 from Loxton RSL, Waikerie 62-41 from Barmera, Loxton 64-49 from Moorook and Berri 64-61 from Monash.
In Fourth Division Renmark,5th, beat Monash,4th, 67-46, Berri Red defeated Waikerie 62-57 and Berri Blue won 83-50 from Barmera.