Pirates and Chargers lead the way to kick off season
The 2022 SA Super League season kicked off on Sunday with a massive double header from the Salisbury Bowling Club.
Round one of the League competition saw the Central Chargers defeat the Western Rogues in a grand final rematch from last season, with a 25-shot win by Craig Mills over Ashley Klose setting up the victory.
The Heysen Comets kicked off their season with a tight win over the Southern Blazers, with Damon Edmunds doing his bit by scoring a two-shot win over Michael Lodge.
Despite only winning one rink, the Northern Knights defeated the South Eastern Spartans, with Garry Smith and Todd Brand racking up a 26-shot win over Tyson Wilson and Adam Black.
The Mallee Pirates overcame a gallant Eastern Raiders team to clinch a tough overall win, with Joshua Thompson and Rachel Krebbekx’s eight-shot win over Craig Goldfinch and Tony Treloar proving the difference.
The Pirates continued their good form into round two, as they defeated the Rogues, thanks largely to an 18-shot win by Jose Gil, Matthew Hull and Tara Hurst over Gabe Nardecchia, Simon Geater-Johnson and Kate Argent-Bowden.
The Spartans bounced back from their round one loss to defeat the Raiders, with Nathan Black starring with a 13-shot win over Neville Mansell.
The Chargers made it two from two with a victory over the Comets, with Wayne Ruediger and Nathan Pedersen chalking up a 24-shot win over Brett Davis and Tim Hicks.
The Southern Blazers registered their first win, knocking off the Knights, with Les Carter, Alex Gebert and James Mader defeating Simon Dorr, Wayne Collins and Jack Trenorden by 14 shots
At the conclusion of the second round, the Pirates find themselves one-point clear of the Chargers on top of the ladder, while the Spartans and Knights round out the top four.
After two rounds, the Blazers sit on top of the Reserves ladder, while the Chargers and Raiders are equal top of the junior ladder.
The season continues this Friday night with round three matches at the Salisbury Bowling Club.