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Locals to compete in state championships
The Riverland softball teams
for the State Championships
have been selected.
The Riverland will send two teams
to the event to compete in B grade
and D grade.
Loxton players dominate the
make-up of the B grade team.
The teams will compete over four
days starting on Friday.
Meanwhile, Berri drew with
Loxton B in A/B grade softball
Some great pitching from Loxton
B's Kathy Johnson helped the
Strikers, along with a terrific catch in
centre field by Emmie Richardson.
Regan Tieste picked up a four-
bagger in the second innings, while
Austin Karpany recorded two during
Loxton A easily defeated Cobdogla
Blue 17-0 on Saturday.
Cara Venning and Haylee Symens
both scored four-baggers, while the
Strikers picked up a double play in
the third innings.
Cobdogla Gold defeated Renmark
13-2 in the final game of the round.
Chloe Passmore and Jo Gregory
led the way for the Eagles, while
Sharon and Gemma Letton were
best for the Angels.
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS
Haylee Symens, Cara Venning, Chelsea
Hopper, Kylie Loxton, Emma Nykiel, Jess
Voigt, Mikayla Hammerstein, Sarah Peltz,
Amy Lidgerwood (Loxton); Tam Benham,
Naomi Taylor (Berri); Jade Pech, Chloe
Passmore (Cobdogla); Amy Selfe
Cheri Healy, Codie Tilbrook, Kerri Miles
(Berri); Gloria Dyer, Rachel Harrow,
Monica Haaja, Michelle Hayes, Toni
Hayes (Cobdogla); Mel Bristow, Hayley
Watkins; Michelle Bradtke (Loxton);
Sharon Letton (Renmark).
Loxton A 17 (H. Symens, C. Venning,
E. Nykiel) d Cobdogla Blue 0 (no details
Cobdogla Gold 13 (C. Passmore, J.
Gregory, J. Cook) d Renmark 2 (S. Letton,
G. Letton, L. Jones).
Berri 11 (A. Karpany, K. Rosenthal,
R. Tieste) drew with Loxton B 11 (K.
Johnson, E. Richardson, M. Bradtke).
Loxton Blue 21 (J. Meredith, C.
Hammerstein, T. Pantic) d Berri 6 (R.
Tieste, S. Hauptmann, T. Healy).
Loxton Green 17 (M. Reilly, J. Garvie, T.
Watkins) d Cobdogla 11 (A. Sutton, K.
McLeod, J. Passmore).
Waikerie 16 d Renmark 3.
Waikerie's two-point thriller
Waikerie won a thrilling
Riverland division one
men's basketball match
against Renmark on
In the first game of the new
year, Waikerie narrowly led
all night and eventually got
up by two points.
The Warriors led by three
points at the final change and
the teams traded blows in the
Mitchell White and Shaun
Steele led the way for
Waikerie, scoring 14 points
Craig Seekamp led allcom-
ers for Renmark with 18,
while Josh Warnock added
15.Berri won its first match of
the season on Thursday,
beating Barmera by 19
The win kept the Blazers'
slim finals chances alive.
Mark Howie dominated
the boards and also the scor-
ing, finishing with 19 points,
while teammate Liam Hayes
Adam Grose was best for
the undermanned Barmera,
scoring nine points.
Berri moved into third spot
on the division one wom-
en's ladder with a 16-point
win over Barmera.
The Blazers kept Barmera
scoreless in the second quar-
ter, before going on a scoring
rampage in the third, adding
Tori Brown led the way for
Berri with 10 points, with
Michelle Wenman scoring
Kelsee Kregar was best for
Barmera with seven.
Renmark moved clear on
top of the table with a
comfortable 18-point win
over second-placed Waikerie.
The Steamers led 23-8 at
half time, before Waikerie
finally got its game going in
the second half.
Reeni Leuders top scored
with 11 points for Renmark,
with Sophie Croft adding 10.
Hannah Lehmann scored
11 for Waikerie, while Mica
Lui scored eight.
Berri 46 (M. Howie 19, L. Hayes
8, B. Clarke, R. Kunoth 6, N.
Hankin 1) d Barmera 27 (A.
Grose 9, K. Coats, R. Hodgson
5, H. Fieldhouse, N. Morrow 4).
Waikerie 48 (M. White, S. Steele
14, L. Exton, T. Morgan 6, C.
Mibus, G. van Rooyen 4) d
Renmark 46 (C. Seekamp 18, J.
Warnock 15, J. McLeod 10, B.
Loxton 66 (L. Hentschke 18,
L. George 13, T. Eagle 12, Z.
Schubert 11, B. Schubert 7,
J. George 5) d Tigers 39 (M.
Eckermann 15, J. McKenzie 8,
J. Hampel, R. McKenzie 7, J.
Allstars 63 (C. Todd 23, M.
Hutchinson 15, Z. Lueth 13, D.
McCullough 8, M. Lueth, T. Smith
2) d Supercats 38 (P. Andison 9,
N. Francis 8, J. Hentschke 7, M.
Scott 6, R. Gray, J. Voigt 4).
Renmark 37 d Berri 14.
Barmera 43 d Waikerie 24.
Barmera 33 (B. Hembling 10,
A. Sarakinis 8, E. Ramos, J.
Villanueva 4, L. Hoare 3, J.
Millington, J. Henwood 2) d
Loxton 24 (S. Polymiadis, A.
Redden 8, S. Neumann 6, G.
Supercats 36 (J. Hartley 18,
T. Kloester 8, B. Butson 5, J.
Osborne 3, W. Lehmann 2)
d Waikerie 27 (A. Lean 9, R.
Lehmann, S. Pick 5, C. McCatty,
J. Kafexholli 4).
Renmark 44 (R. Leuders 11, S.
Croft 10, A. Perry 9, A. James, T.
Cooper, A. Modlinski 4, J. Haynes
2) d Waikerie 26 (H. Lehmann 11,
Y. Liu 8, A. Curtis 4, T. Griffiths 2,
C. Griffiths 1).
Berri 37 (T. Brown 10, M. Wenman
9, I. Thiele, T. Moldovan 6, L. Hill,
C. Drogemuller 3) d Barmera 21
(K. Kregar 7, B. Stone, B. Phillips,
D. Millington 4, T. Doupis 2).
Supercats 45 (K. Hutchinson
14, T. Fielke 9, M. George 8,
S. George 6, D. Coombs, R.
Williams 4) d Lakers 17 (J.
Gregory 6, A. Higgs 5, B. Smith
4, A. Panagis 2).
Loxton 37 (J. Barry 13, K. Haslam
10, A. Worsfold, J. Jachmann,
C. Proud 4, J. McPherson 2) d
Barmera 17 (A. Schwertfeger 6,
T. Doupis, C. Burt 4, B. Stone 2,
V. Migga 1).
Blazers 41 (N. Hall 15, E. Atze
13, C. Grigg, R. Hronopoulos
4, D. Riddle 3, K. Westley 2) d
Loxton 29 (J. Falland, S. Merkx
10, L. Hampel 5, G. Baker 4).
Allstars 43 d Waikerie 24.
Supercats 24 (G. Peberdy 14, E.
Sunman 5, V. Sunman 4, J. Milich
1) d Waikerie 12 (T. Lindo 6, M.
Jenke, L. Collins, C. Hahn 2).
Loxton 46 (J. Inglis 12, B. Martin
8) d Barmera 28 (J. Gilgen 12, D.
Renmark 58 d Waikerie 10.
UNDER 14 (div 1)
Renmark 37 (D. Johnson 11, C.
Blackwell 11) d Loxton 25 (B.
Boughen 6, T. Eagle 4).
Berri 66 d Barmera 18.
UNDER 14 (div 2)
Waikerie 30 (A. Parks 10, G.
Fulwood 5) d Loxton 21 (T. Smith
11, L. Phillips 4).
Renmark 32 d Berri 13.
Loxton 38 (C. Schaefer 16, H.
Campbell 6) d Supercats 16 (K.
Fielke 7, I. Williams 4).
Barmera 38 d Renmark 20.
Berri 58 d Waikerie 18.
UNDER 16 (div 1)
Supercats 31 (C. Tschirpig 14,
K. Phillips 8) d Barmera 13 (M.
Britten 4, M. Kuchel 4).
Renmark 32 d Barmera 16.
Berri closed the gap on top
Bowls Riverland division one
midweek pennant leader Loxton last
Berri smashed Barmera by 36 shots, while
Loxton drew with Lyrup, reducing the gap
to just three points with one round remain-
Loxton drew with Lyrup 57-57 in one of
the closest matches in some time.
The teams were not only inseparable at
the end, but each rink was also close.
Loxton's Bernie Mattner drew with Sue
Lloyd, while Margaret Schutz overcame
Lyrup's Ros Smith by one.
Noreen Burns kept Lyrup in the match
with an 18-17 win over Rae Reichstein.
Renmark RSL moved within reach of
a finals place with a 19-shot win over
Loxton 57 drew with Lyrup 57.
B. Mattner 19 drew with S. Lloyd 19; R. Reichstein
17 lost to N. Burns 18; M. Schutz 21 d R. Smith
Renmark RSL 67 d Waikerie 48.
C. Topperwien 26 d D. Boehm 13; M. Spano 21 d
J. Strauss 18; E. Leedham 20 d N. Teasdale 17.
Berri 73 d Barmera 37.
K. Treloar 37 d C. Shugg 8; M. Cooper 16 d S.
Lockwood 14; J. Grosser 20 d G. Burns 15.
Barmera 64 d Loxton 54.
J. Vidorin 24 d D. McRae-Wood 13; A. Macro 13
lost to D. Vaughan 25; K. Brown 27 d N. Milich
Berri 78 d Renmark RSL 34.
Loxton RSL Gold 54 d Loxton RSL Green 23.
A. Wall 30 d J. Smith 10; L. Manuel 24 d K. Draper
Berri 46 d Loxton 41.
K. Carpenter 29 d J. Badcock 19; M. Miller 17 lost
to M. Campbell 22.
Moorook 46 d Renmark 35.
L. Tschirpig 21 d N. Matulick 15; C. Voigt 25 d M.
Loxton Blue 75 d Monash 73.
M. Williss 14 lost to W. Barnett 25; E. Schutz 19 d
P. Brennan 13; R. Hancock 18 lost to T. Verrall 20;
T. Thurston 24 d B. John 15.
Loxton Red 104 d Barmera White 60.
R. Coombs 23 d J. O'Brien 21; K. Taylor 21 d H.
Robinson 15; D. Schliebs 36 d B. Tamblyn 9; G.
Huppatz 24 d B. Lamont 15.
Waikerie 111 d Loxton White 49.
Schulz 12; B. Harden 23 d P. Madden 15; G.
Pursche 24 d B. Thiele 11.
Renmark RSL 100 d Loxton RSL 71.
I. Carnachan 22 d M. Obst 18; M. Inglis 29 d R.
Ray 12; D. Rice 25 d T. Wurst 16; M. Albanese 24
lost to T. Harrison 25.
Berri Blue 105 d Barmera Blue 69.
Berri White 86 d Renmark Green 70.
Berri Red 86 d Renmark Gold 64.
Midweek competition heats up
MORE LOCAL SPORT: PAGE 12
Loxton RSL Green's
June Smith sends
down a bowl during last
three midweek pennant
-- Stephanie Gropler
Cara Venning in action against Cobdogla Blue in the Riverland A/B softball match on
Saturday. The Loxton softballer has been selected for the State Championships this
-- Grant Schwartzkopff photos
Loxton A's Emma
her time to run
will represent the
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