Loxton kept rolling on in Division One Women`s Pennants in round four beating 2013/14 fast starter Barmera comprehensively 72-39 with all three rinks up.
Margaret Schutz, team defeated Sheila Lockwoon 29-11, Bernie Mattner won narrowly over Gloria Burns 19-17 and Raelene Reichstein finished 24-11 against Carol Shugg.
In other games Berri also won easily three rinks to nil 75-46 against Lyrup and Renmark defeated Waikerie 55-49.
For Berri Kerry Treloar defeated Noreen Burns 25-12, Marg Cooper – Ros Smith 24-13 and Jan Grosser – Sue Lloyd 26-21.
In Renmark`s win Sylvia Brady went down to Judy Strauss 19-15, Lois Nitschke defeated Nancy Teasdale 22-14 and Jocie Cooper – Barb Taylor 18-16.
In Division Two matches Barmera won 55-48 against Loxton Blue, Loxton Red 65-35 against Waikerie and the ever dominant Renmark RSL 58-47 over Berri.
Division Three saw Barmera forfeit to Loxton RSL, Moorook defeat Renmark 48-27 and Berri win 46-20.5 against Renmark RSL.
After four rounds of Midweek Pennants Renmark Green, after defeating Barmera Red 98-53, sits on top of the ladder with 84 four points, Renmark Gold after winning 94-67 over Moorook is next on 83, Berri White sharing third on 80 with a 82-69 win over Monash and Loxton Blue also on 80 with a 77-67 result over Loxton White.
In other matches Loxton RSL Black won a keen contest with clubmate Red 85-78, Loxton Red beat Berri Red 84-72 and Berri Blue won 94-64 over Barmera Blue.
Renmark RSL Red won it`s first game for 2013/14 108-61 against Barmera White, Renmark RSL White defeated Lyrup 85-70 and Berri White – Monash 82-69.
It is early days but after three rounds of Men`s Pennants Berri, the 2012/13 champion, and Renmark are looming as the two teams likely to be prominent in the First Division premiership race.
Last Saturday the two met at Renmark with the visitor scraping in by two shots, 68-66, even though it only won the one rink when Andrew Hill`s four won decisively from John Thompson 21-11.
Berri`s Dennis Treloar and Steve Ivanovic drew 19-19 and for Renmark Eddie Schulz beat Graham Butt 21-14 and Bill Dopson won narrowly 15-14 over Mark Kubank.
In other matches Waikerie had its first win, albeit by only the narrowest possible margin, 77-76 against Loxton Red.
For the winner Wayne Collins` four defeated Mick Nugent 24-13 and Andrew Fulwood – Trevor Schulz 21-14 but rinks were shared when Red`s John Vaughan won 24-19 from Gary Pursche and Terry Thurston 25-13 from Brian Burnett.
Loxton Blue meanwhile won it’s second match of the season when it defeated Barmera three rinks to one 84-76 with Vic Pavia defeating John Morena 28-16, Peter Kimber – Phil Ashton 23-15 and Hedley Appleton – Denis Wutke 21-20.
Dave Mills` rink did its utmost to drag Barmera back into the contest with a 25-12 result against David Kimber.
In the remaining game Loxton RSL also had its second victory ,104-71, over Renmark RSL.
Loxton RSL won three rinks, Jade Wright 28-15 over Ray Sutton, Ken Weeks 28-17 over Mirco DeCol and Lew Westbrook 30-12 against Ken Smith.
Mal Inglis` team had a good win over Steve Roberts 27-18.
In Second Division Moorook is now the only undefeated side in the 13 team field.
On Saturday it defeated bottom placed Berri Blue 66-43.
In other matches Waikerie defeated Barmera 57-49, Loxton RSL – Renmark RSL 60-47, Monash – Lyrup narrowly 67-63, Renmark Green – Berri Red 67-45 and Renmark Gold – Loxton Green 79-38.
Third Division has four undefeated teams after Waikerie Gold won 110-25 against Barmera Red, Monash White 91-42 over Loxton RSL Blue, Waikerie Blue 66-59 against Barmera Gold and Lyrup by only two shots, 52-50, against Loxton Orange.
Other games saw Berri Red too good for Moorook 79-49, Monash Maroon beating Loxton RSL Green 62-47, Berri Blue – Renmark RSL in a close go 63-61 and Renmark – Loxton Purple 58-49.