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WAIKERIE Golf and
Country club held its
Spring Classic over the
Although numbers were
down, good scores were
The winner of the two-day
event in the men’s A grade
with 76 stableford points was
Jamie Myer, followed closely
by Tyson Neideck on 71.
The B grade winner was
Rob Thompson on 68 points,
with Joe Schober runner-up
on 66 points.
C grade was won by
Gus Pearson on 76 points,
followed by Maurie Summers
In the ladies competition,
Chris Fridd was a clear
winner on 74, with Kath
Watkins runner-up on 68
The club was fortunate
to have some great sponsors
for the event, with Murray
River Solar and the Waikerie
Hotel Motel providing all of
On Monday, a two-person
ambrose event was held with
Some of the competitors
got into the spirit with their
team colours, and all agreed
it was a great weekend of
Wednesday, October 1
Winner S. McKinnon 41, runner-
up J. Smith 35, third G. Walters 35.
Noble Road Wines nearest to
the pin: J. Schober.
Thursday, October 2
Winner Chris Fridd nett 69,
runner-up J. Pearson 73.
Nearest to the pin: J. Pearson.
Longest drive S. Byrnes.
Friday, October 3
Winner R. Cullen, runner-up A.
Nearest to the pin: M. Appleyard.
Longest drive M. Appleyard.
Saturday, October 4
Men’s: Winner T. Neideck,
runner-up G. Elliot.
Ladies: Winner D. Hassett,
runner-up L. Gosse.
Spring Classic (4/10 to 5/10)
A grade men: Winner J. Myer,
runner-up C. Davis
B grade men: Winner R.
Thompson, runner-up J. Schober.
C grade men: Winner A.
Pearson, runner-up M. Summers.
Ladies: Winner C. Fridd, runner-
up K. Watkins.
Ambrose on Sunday, October 5
Winners R. Zeuner and G.
Pearson, runners-up C. Davis and
Golf club gets into the swing of things
GLEN Pearson, David Thuen, Vince Kleemann and Rob Zeuner, all of Adelaide, won the ambrose competition at the Waikerie
Golf and Country Club on the weekend.
LAKE Bonney Yacht Club held the official
opening of its 2014/2015 sailing season on the
Four races were held on Lake Bonney over the
weekend, with 26 yachts competing in the regatta,
which included a ‘dash for cash’ series.
Twelve competitors were in the Mosquito class;
nine Mark 1s sailing singlehanded, three Mk 2s with
crews and two with spinnakers.
The Lakes Boga and Cullulleraine, Meningie,
Milang and Adelaide clubs were all represented.
The first two races were back-to-back on Saturday,
and the third and fourth races were run similarly on
the Sunday morning.
Unfortunately the winds, which had appeared to be
reasonably steady for both days, became very light and
on Sunday afternoon before disappeareing entirely.
The second race on Saturday was shortened, and
smaller courses were set on Sunday to ensure results.
Racing to be held at the Lake Bonney Yacht Club on
Saturday will be the championship’s first heat.
All members are reminded that subcriptionss must
be paid to qualify for the championships.
Division one: Mosquito
1. ‘Bear Talk’, Garry Johnstone, Lake Boga. 2. ‘Sixth Element’,
Peter Dunk and Kirsten Thomas, Lake Bonney. 3 . ‘Try Again’, Tim
Kennedy, Lake Boga.
Division two: Misc Cats
1. ‘Laissez Faire’, Greg Orr, Lake Cullulleraine. 2. ‘Double
Dutch’, Bernie Beyer, Lake Cullulleraine. 3 . ‘Aloha’, Jean
Holdernesse, Lake Bonney.
1. ‘Boob ’r’ us’, Simon How, Henley SC. 2. ‘Mr Swag’, Josh Ridley
and Lachlan Huser, Lake Bonney. 3 . ‘Topper’, David Samways,
Sailing season opens
WAIKERIE hockey players were
part of regional teams competing in
the SA Junior Regional Championship
on the weekend.
The competition was hosted by the
South Coast Hockey Association at
Many locals played for the Riverland
under 13 boys team, which made it through
undefeated to the grand final on Monday
Waikerie players included in the 14-man
line-up were captain Nathan Schmidt, Will
Kroehn, George Fulwood, Lucas Hocking,
Carlo and Massimo Mitolo, Daniel Schmidt
and Mitchell and Kyton Rayner.
Loxton was represented by Liam
Abraham, Kydon and Jamason Radloff
were from Renmark, and Riley Herbert and
Stefan Kudra came from Berri.
After drawing with Barossa in the first
game, the team went on to defeat Whyalla,
South Coast and Port Pirie, finishing
the minor round with a draw against Pt
The boys lined up against Whyalla in
the final, and their opponents came out
firing, scoring two early goals.
Riverland fired up but was unable to
convert, with the half time score 3-0 down.
The second half looked promising, with
plenty of opportunities for the Riverland
team, scoring from a team play into the
circle. The final score was Whyalla 3,
It was a fantastic effort by the boys,who
enjoyed the weekend.
Meanwhile other Waikerie players
competing at the carnival included
Justice Ebert (South Coast Red under 13
girls), along with Courtney Lean, Trinity
Schmidt, Taliah Ebert and Lisa Redemski
playing for the Barossa under 15 girls team.
Zeus Baker and James Smith competed
for the Riverland under 15 boys team,
which won its grand final 2-0.
Nick Hocking won a ‘player of the
tournament award’ for his involvement in
the Barossa under 18 boys team.
Special mention must also be made
of Justice Ebert for taking out a ‘player
of the tournament’ award for the under
THE Riverland under 13 boys hockey team included (back, from left) Jason Rayner (manager), Liam Abraham, Carlo Mitolo, Daniel
and Nathan Schmidt, George Fulwood, Massimo Mitolo and Tony Herbert (coach) FRONT: Riley Herbert, Mitchell Rayner, Lucas
Hocking, Will Kroehn, Jamasam and Kydan Radloff, Kyton Rayner and Stefan Kudra.
PHOTO: Joanna Mitolo
Locals on regional hockey teams
RIVERLAND under 15 boys team members included Waikerie’s James Smith (back,
fourth from left) and Zeus Baker (back, fifth from left).
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