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Double delight for Supercats
Loxton posted a pair of solid
wins in Riverland division one
men’s basketball last week.
On Thursday night Loxton scored
an excellent 18-point win over
Renmark, with Adam Proud leading
the way with a match-high 17 points
and Brogan Whitelaw also doing
Craig Seekamp was the only
Steamers player to score double fig-
ure points, while James McLeod
also battled hard.
Loxton backed it up 24 hours later
with a dominant win over Waikerie.
Proud was again the star, top scoring
with 28 points, with good support
from Che Lange.
On Thursday night Barmera
cruised to a 16-point win over
Waikerie, with Mitch Wellington (12
points) and Steven Sullivan lead-
ing the way. Terry Morgan scored
17 points in a strong showing for
The next night Barmera finished
with a 31-all draw with Berri.
Jake Gilgen scored 12 points and
did well for Barmera, while Darren
Marner top scored for Berri in a
typically solid performance.
In women’s division one, Renmark
edged out Loxton by six points,
led by another star performance from
Anita Modlinski (11 points).
Loxton was held to a solitary bas-
ket – from Jackie Dahlitz – in the
second quarter. Sharona Edwards
battled hard for the home side.
In the other Thursday night
game, Barmera scored a regula-
tion 18-point win over Waikerie.
Ashlee Wutke starred for Barmera,
while Julia Golding was close to
On Friday night Barmera was no
match for Berri, losing by eight
Tori Brown (18 points) and Indee
Thiele led the charge for Berri,
which set up the win with a 16-5
third quarter. Portia Size tried hard
Loxton was too good for Waikerie
in the other game, winning by 21
points. Edwards (12 points) and
teammate Marlee George were
strong contributors for Loxton,
while Connie Griffiths was solid for
Points: Loxrton – A . Proud 17, J. Will 9,
B. Whitelaw 7, C. Lange, Z. Lueth 5, M.
Baker 2, R. Stasinowsky, K. Worsfold 2.
Renmark – C. Seekamp 10, J. McLeod
9, B. Pater 6, K. Grundy 3, S. Steed, I.
Kolcas 2, R. Garrett 1.
Points: Barmera – Danny Millard 15,
Dillon Millard, M. Wellington, J. Gilgen
12, R. Hodgson 3, S. Butterworth, S.
Sullivan 2. Waikerie – T. Morgan 17, M.
White 13, C. Mibus 7, A. Morgan 5.
Points: Loxton – A . Proud 28, J. Will 12,
C. Lange, R. Stasinowsky 10, Z. Lueth,
K. Worsfold 8, M Baker 5, B. Whitelaw
4. Waikerie – T. Morgan 11, A. Morgan
5, C. Mibus, S. Schiller, M. White 4, D.
Points: Berri – D. Marner 9, L. Hayes 7,
R. Kunoth 4, L. Francis 3, W.Sims, G.
Obst, M. Howie, N. Hankin 2. Barmera
J. Gilgen 12, Dillon Millard 9, Danny
Millard 6, R. Hodgson 4.
Loxton 34 d Allstars 23; Tigers 27 d
Barmera 23; Supercats 41 d Berri 34.
Warriors 40 d Loxton 34; Renmark 34 d
Points: Renmark – A. Modlinski 11, A.
Perry 5, S. Modlinskis, K. Turk 4, T.
Cooper 3, D. Johnson, R. Leuders 2.
Points: Barmera – P. Size 14, A. Wutke
11, A. O’Dea 8, K. Kregar 4, B. Miller, B.
Points: Loxton – S. Edwards, J. Miller
12, L. Sweeney, M. George, A. Worsfold
6, E. Shchulz 5, J. Dahlitz 4. Waikerie –
C. Linke 10, J. Golding, A. Curtis 6, C.
Griffiths 4, T. Griffiths, M. Liu 3.
Points: Berri – T. Brown 18, M. Wenman
8, P. Pipinis 5, I. Thiele 4, C. Drogemuller,
N. Hall 2. Barmera – K. Kregar 8, A.
Wutke 7, A. O’Dea, P. Size 5, T. Fridd 3,
B. Phillips 2, B. Miller 1.
Loxton 26 d Tigers 23; Renmark 33 d
Barmera 26; Allstars 28 d Waikerie 23;
Supercats d Berri (forfeit).
Berri 33 d Supercats 18; Barmera 22 d
Loxton 17; Allstars 40 d Renmark 23.
Loxton 27 d Barmera 41; Berri 31 d
Waikerie 29; Renmark d Supercats (for-
DIVISION ONE, ROUND ONE
Gangman Style 3/11/224 d The Hokey Pokey 1/5/197.
K. Watts d T. McDonald 3-0; J. Vaughan d C. Todd
3-2; M. Taylor d K. Bament 3-0; S. Knowles lost to P.
The Nutbush 3/11/240 d The Shuffle 1/7/217.
G. Marlor d S. Emery 3-2; B. Duffin d W. Voigt 3-1; R.
Hahn lost to M. Rudiger 2-3; B. Sharrad d J. Otto 3-1 .
The Sprinkler 2/8/185 d The Monster Mash 2/7/188.
T. Marlor d A. Lawrie 3-0; P. Miller lt K. Schwarz
2-3; J. Roberts d P. Reynolds 3-1; P. Stone lost to J.
Falland 0-3 .
Loxton Gold, Renmark
and Cobdogla were the
winners in Riverland
division one tennis on
Loxton Gold edged past Berri-
view seven sets to five.
Loxton Gold won three of the
men’s four singles matches, to tilt
the match its way.
Berri-view’s Adam Drog-
emuller played well at top single
to beat Travis Flight 9-3.
Renmark was far too good for
Loxton Silver, winning nine
sets to three.
Renmark won seven of the
eight men’s singles to clinch vic-
tory. Scott Gillett won Loxton
Silver’s sole men’s set.
In the other division one match,
flag favourites Cobdogla con-
tinued its run of consecutive
victories with a 10-2 win over
Barmera used four women, but
was unable to scrounge a set from
Troy Saville was untouchable
at top single against Barmera’s
Mike Horsman, winning 9-1.
Brodie Kollmann was involved in
both of Barmera’s winning sets.
(Results from a number of
matches were not submitted).
Loxton Gold 7-68 d Berri-view
Men: T. Flight/D. Stirling v A.
Drogemuller/D. Nelsson 4-6, 7-5 .
J. Lane/C. Wall v R. Day/S. Wade
6-3, 3-6 . Women: N. Kruger/A.
Wehrmuller d M. -H. Stewart
6-0; Kruger/C. Zdanowicz lost to
Stewart/Stewart 2-6 .
Men: Flight lost to Drogemuller 3-9;
Stirling d Nelsson 9-2; Lane d Day
9-5; Wall d Wade 9-1. Women:
Wehrmuller d M. Stewart 6-3;
Zdanowicz lost to H. Stewart 4-6 .
Renmark 9-74 d Loxton Silver
Men: J. Pick/D. Strongman d J. -P.
Smith 6-3, 6-1 . D. Schumann/J.
Stoeckel d S. Gillett/D. Kassulke
6-1; Schumann/A. Qambari d
Gillett/Kassulke 6-4. Women: E.
Nikas/S. Rucioch d D. Lueth/B.
Smith 6-4; Nikas/R. Luethke lost to
Lueth/Smith 2-6 .
Men: Strongman d J. Smith 9-4;
Schumann d P. Smith 9-3; Stoeckel
lost to Gillett 8-9; Qambari d
Kassulke 9-2 . Women: Nikas lost to
Lueth 1-6; Luethke d B. Smith 6-4 .
Cobdogla 10-81 d Barmera 2-43.
Men: T. Saville/S. Butterworth d
M. Horsman/J. Bannear 7-5,
6-2; B. Kollmann/B. Rogers v
B. Koskinas/J. Wright 3-6, 6-3 .
Women: K. Saville/B. Dillon d K.
Bannear/E. Marks 6-3, 6-2 .
Men: Saville d Horsman 9-1;
Butterworth d Bannear 9-8;
Kollmann lost to Koskinas 8-9;
Rogers d Wright 9-2 . Women:
Saville d B. Penney 6-1; Dillon d
SJ. Albrecht 6-1 .
Renmark 8-64 d Loxton 4-55.
Men: J. Tappin/K. Grundy d S.
Blaser/C. Maczkowiack 6-3,
6-2; K. Thiel/M. Schuetze d M.
Maczkowiack/G. Cubbin 4-6,
6-2 . Women: M. Schwartzkopff/T.
Adamczyk lost to N. Borgmeyer/N.
Graetz 1-6; C. Martin/Adamczyk d
K. Wall/Graetz 6-4 .
Men: Tappin lost to Blaser 1-9;
Grundy d C. Maczkowiack 9-2; Thiel
d M. Maczkowiack 9-6; Schuetze d
Cubbin 9-6 . Women: Schwartzkopff
lost to Borgmeyer 1-6; Martin d
Wall 6-3 .
Moorook 8-49 d Paringa Red Dogs
K. - L . Leigh d B. Gudgeon/L. Rover
7-5; K. Leigh/B. Walkington d
Gudgeon/L. Rover 6-3; D. Hill/P.
Goodes d D. Shorrock/T. Rover
6-0, 6-3 .
K. Leigh d Gudgeon 6-4; Walkington
d L. Rover 6-1; Hill d Shorrock 6-1;
Goodes d T. Rover 6-1 .
Paringa 4-35 d Cobdogla 4-34.
Gold edges past Berri
Barmera Odd Bods and Loxton
RSL went head-to-head for a
Riverland Darts grand final spot,
with the local side victorious.
The match went game for game with
scores all tied up at six-all.
This game was close until Loxton
RSL had four good scores of 180,
174, 140 and 100 to give them a clear
Barmera Odd Bods were unable to
close the gap. RSL’s Shaun Pankhurst
then claimed the match with a 68 peg
out to give Loxton RSL a 6-5 win.
In the first semi-final, Waikerie
played excellent darts and never let The
Other Team into the match winning
Waikerie have now found good form
and will play Barmera Odd Bods in
the preliminary final at the Barmera
Monash Football Club tomorrow night.
If Waikerie play this well again, they
will push Barmera Odd Bods and the
match will be decided on who peg out
their games quickly.
Second semi-final – Loxton RSL 8 (R.
Martin 180, 122, 101, 100 x 5, E. Walters
174, 128, 115, 100, S. Pankhurst 140 x 2,
123, 100 x 5, 90 peg out, J. Willett, 140, 135,
133, 100 x 5, A. Hargreaves 100) d Barmera
Odd Bods 7 (J. Broekers 180, 140 x 3, 100
x4, D. Coombe 121, 100 x 3, M. Seeby 115,
D. Roessel 100).
First semi-final – Waikerie 6 (V. King 140
128, 123, 100 x 7, S. McKinnon 140, 100,
W. Schwatzkopff 136, 100 x 3) d The Other
Team (A. Mussolino 140, 121, 100 x 3, M.
Reichelt 104, 100, M. Romeo 100 x 2, T.
RIVERLAND SQUASH RESULTS
Final spot for Loxton RSL
team took place
on the weekend,
with former local
vying for a spot.
All competitors for
the 2016 Australian
Olympic rowing team
were required to race
in the NSW State
The men competed in
coxless pairs and singles
with Hill crewing with
Hill and Lockwood
won a silver medal in
the 2015 world cham-
pionships, which qual-
ified Australia for the
men’s four at the Rio
rowers selected for the
Olympics are expected
to be announced in com-
Hill is on track for
Olympic rowing selec-
tion after claiming a
NSW state title on the
“Being in a med-
al winning team at the
world rowing champion-
ships in a pre-Olympic
year will hopefully help
my chances,” Hill said
when speaking with The
Loxton News last year.
“I don’t want to say
anything too early, but
hopefully my chances
aren’t too bad.”
Hill is the son of
Loxton North’s Peter
and Michelle Hill.
Hill’s Olympic battle
Former local Alexander
Hill is pictured in Loxton
last year, after winning
silver at the 2015 world
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