Cro­quet:

Deniliquin Pastoral Times - - LOCAL CLASSIES -

In the fourth round of the Challen Cup com­pe­ti­tion Al­lan Tonta was the only three game win­ner with 23 hoops to win the round and score the three points.

Three play­ers with 21 hoops and two game wins were Doreen Peter­son, Mary James and Andy Davis.

Doreen Peter­son and Andy Davis both had two suc­cess­ful jump shots and Gwen Pearn one.

Me­gan Tonta had shot of the day. She at­tempted to hit the blue ball away with her yel­low ball, but in­stead her yel­low glanced off the red ball and con­tin­ued on through the hoop.

In the eighth round of the GVCA pen­nant com­pe­ti­tion the Gems had a good win over the Di­a­monds seven games 67 hoops to the Di­a­monds five games 64 hoops. The sec­ond half of the pen­nant com­pe­ti­tion will start on Sep­tem­ber 21.

The Deni Gems will play at home against Echuca-Moama Whites and the Di­a­monds will travel to Rich River.

Six­teen play­ers took part in cro­quet on Wed­nes­day. There were three three-game win­ners with Doreen Peter­son win­ning the day with a tremen­dous score of 27. John James had 25 hoops and Heather Dou­glas scored 23.

Five play­ers had 20 hoops or bet­ter de­spite los­ing one game. Andy Davis had 22 and Marg Telford, Mary James, Lor­raine Honey­man and Theo Walle all scored 20 hoops.

Marg Telford, Gwen Pearn and John James each had a suc­cess­ful jump shot.

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