MOAMA’S powerhouse midweek pennant division one side just keeps on delivering.
Already a four-time defending champion, the side has played some electric bowls to start the new Campaspe Valley Bowls Division, winning its first six games.
Friday’s demolition of Rochester was the continuation of brilliant form. It more than doubled the Rochester total, winning 109-53 to move two games clear at the top of the ladder.
Marilyn Stephenson’s rink was the biggest winner with a 46-13 return while Beryl Eddy’s rink won 43-19.
Echuca White kept hold of second spot on the table with a 63-48 result against Rich River. Echuca needed its 32-19 advantage from the Jean Fairchild-led rink after Rich River’s Rose Wheeler-skipped rink won its game 26-12.
Echuca Blue went down to Deniliquin, losing 58-71 to remain without a win this season.
Division two saw Elmore beat Lockington 81-54, Mathoura beat Rich River 71-53 and Rochester get its first win for the season against Moama, 78-62.
■ECHUCA moved to the top of the weekend pennant table with a strong win against Deni RSL as Moama slipped up for the second time this season.
Echuca looked at its best, winning all three rinks in the dominant display. Greg Page’s rink posted the biggest return, winning 33-11.
And defending champion Moama lost three hard-fought rinks against Deniliquin to fall 59-72.
Tongala claimed just its second win of the season to stay in touch with the race for finals, beating Rich River 77-48.
Steve Hammond’s rink didn’t let up all day, allowing just nine shots for the game as it won by 17 shots.
Mathoura beat Rochester 74-68 to sit fifth on the table.
In division two, Moama handed Lockington a big loss, winning 82-44.
Echuca beat Tongala by 53 shots, Rich River beat Deniliquin by 13 and Rochester won against Mathoura 76-71.