2014 Challenge Cup

 

The Challenge Cup played Monday 15 September, 2014. The girls representing Ettalong were Gloria Gray (Skip), Julie Paris 3rd, Carol Allomes 2nd, and Maureen Smith Lead. The format was two games the first being 13 Ends and the second 12 Ends. Bateau Bay was our opponent in the first game, this was the team that won the District Flag, and the post sectional playoffs, and went on to play at State level. B. B. got away to an early start and by the 2nd End it was 4-0. Ettalong hit back taking the next two Ends and levelling at 4 all. Bateau Bay took the next three Ends, and by the 7th End it was B.B. 7 Ettalong 4. Ettalong made another comeback and by the 10th End it was 7 all. B.B. got one on the next End to take the lead, not to be outdone Ettalong scored 2 on the next End, and going into the last End led by 1 shot. Unfortunately B.B. took the last End which resulted in a 9 all draw. All our girls played some lovely shots, and should be proud of their efforts.

Game 2 against Wyong, Ettalong got away to an early lead, and by the 3rd were leading 4-1. By the 6th it was 5 all. Wyong got 1 shot on the next End. Ettalong was holding a few shots on the 7th End when the jack was moved and we lost 4 shots. It was not until the 11th End that Ettalong doubled their score by taking 5 shots, and we were in with a chance. The last End was taken by Wyong. Final score Ettalong 10 Wyong 15