Breakthrough for South-Lyndoch

SOUTH-LYNDOCH has scored its first victory of the Barossa, Light & Gawler combined tennis division one season with a two-set win over Tod Street on Friday night.
However, despite the defeat, Tod Street’s men had a near flawless evening and dropped just one set in total.
Simon Wundersitz and Jose Len were in tremendous form in single’s action, winning their games 6-0 over Toby Griffiths and Simon Shillabeer, respectively.
South-Lyndoch got one result in the men’s sets – Tyson Liebelt’s 6-1 win over Peter Rogge – which, ultimately, ended up being the deciding factor.
In the ladies’ rubbers, it was all South Lyndoch.
Naomi Griffiths and Sue Ruciack won their doubles game 9-0, while Vanessa Kirby and Ruciack had a thrilling 7-6 win over Renata Heintze and Tahlia Kelly.

Unstoppable Saints

Xavier Saints’ winning streak has extended to 11 games after it overcame Nuriootpa by four sets.
Tim Grace and Ken Hodges provided a rare highlight in the men’s rubbers for Nuri by beating Jayden Ruediger and Sam Walton 7-6.
Hodges then took another set for Nuri by beating Rob Polito 6-3.
However, the remaining men’s sets belonged to the Saints.
Damian McGee and Walton both earned 7-5 victories over Stephen Schmidt and Matthew Jones, respectively.
In the ladies’ rubbers, the two teams couldn’t be split as they took four sets each.
Indi-arna Morris finished the afternoon unbeaten after she won both her doubles sets and singles set in dominant fashion.
Renee Davis enjoyed a big 6-0 win over Talitha Holme in a highlight for the vanquished Nuri.

Back in form

Kapunda had a big return to form by beating Tanunda by 10 sets.
Mick Matters and Chris Dunnicliff won a 9-8 thriller over Peter Griel and Glenn Edwards.
However, it wasn’t all Kapunda’s way in the men’s rubbers.
Edwards and Matt Williams knocked off Dunnicliff and Harry Wuttke 7-6.
Trent Reilly also earned a win for Tanunda, beating Nick Wuttke 6-4.
In the ladies’ sets, it was a near perfect outing for Kapunda.
Julia Smith scored the sole win for Tanunda in the ladies’ rubbers 6-4 over Mandy Gerhardy.
Meanwhile, Sarah Johnson and Tab MacKenzie had good outings.
Johnson and MacKenzie overcame Madelene Beckmann and Amanda Reilly 9-7 in double’s actions.

Jack Hudson


Growing up in Gawler, Jack has taken on a variety of journalistic roles while still studying for his Bachelor of Journalism and Creative Writing degree. He began his career at The Bunyip as a weekend football writer, before taking on roles with The Footy Budget and The Cricket Chronicle and then earning his first part-time gig at the Barossa Herald. Now returning to The Bunyip, Jack also has a keen interest in footy and soccer, as well as a passion for gaming and reading.

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