Echuca shock Tongala to move top of CVBD weekend pennant

By Brayden May

THERE is once again change at the top of the CVBD weekend pennant ladder after Echuca shocked Tongala on Saturday.

Echuca is now the team to catch following its 24-shot victory which included two rink wins throughout the afternoon.

The rink including Geoff Beattie, Dennis Compton, Mark Evans and John Dinsdale put Echuca in a strong position after winning their respective match up by by 18 shots.

Mathew Liverton's rink did their best to extend the margin, after they won their clash against Barry Tinning's team by 10 shots.

Stephen Hammond, Gregory Lyon, Wayne Cowley and Bradley Belcher won Tongala's only rink by four shots.

In other division one matches, Moama ensured they kept touch with the top two with a 40-shot win over Deni RSL while Deniliquin beat Rich River and Mathoura got the better of Rochester.

Division two saw Mathoura and Rochester play out a thriller, with the former coming out on top by just two shots.

Meanwhile in other matches, Deniliquin, Echuca and Moama all ended the weekend as winners.

Moama stormed to another massive win in division three, getting the better of Deni RSL by a whopping 56 shots.

Elsewhere, Deniliquin, Mathoura and Elmore all registered wins of their own.

There weren't too many close games in division four as Moama's 13-shot win against Lockington was the smallest margin from the weekend's action.

Echuca, Mathoura and Rich River also won their respective matches.

Meanwhile in division five, Echuca, Mathoura, Moama and Deniliquin all won.

Mid-week pennant

Moama simply can't be stopped at the top of division one as they stormed to a 33-shot victory against Mathoura.

The ladder leaders maintained their perfect record, winning all three rinks which were in action throughout the day.

In other division one matches, Echuca edged out Rochester by just one shot and Deniliquin were far too good for Rich River.

Division two action saw Moama lose just their second game of the season as Elmore moved into the top four with a six-shot victory.

Echuca made the most of the competition pacesetters’ loss prevailing against Rochester by just three shots.

Meanwhile, Rich River defeated Lockington by 66 shots.

Elsewhere in division three, Deniliquin, Echuca, Moama Green and Moama Red all finished Friday as winners.

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