EAGLEHAWK has soared into second position on the BBD midweek pennant ladder after extending its winning streak to six on Monday.
The red-hot Hawks inflicted South Bendigo’s 11th-consecutive defeat with an 87-75 victory at home.
The match featured a high-scoring contest between the rinks of Eaglehawk’s Janet Robertson and South’s Elaine Bowland, who combined for 70 shots.
Robertson won 37-33, while the Hawks’ rink of Jan Conder (34) also scored more than 30.
In other games, Kangaroo Flat moved back into the top four with a 75-59 victory over Inglewood.
The Flat had all rinks up to overtake Castlemaine, and now have a 15-point buffer inside the top four with two rounds remaining.
Bendigo East bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 40-shot demolition of Castlemaine, 91-51.
And Golden Square – staring at the rare prospect of an absence from the finals – made it back-to-back wins by defeating Bendigo 75-61.
• Monday’s results:
Eaglehawk 87 d South Bendigo 75
Golden Square 75 d Bendigo 61
Kangaroo Flat 75 d Inglewood 59
Bendigo East 91 d Castlemaine 51
Bendigo 87 d Golden Square 55
Bendigo East 76 d Heathcote 72
White Hills 64 d Kangaroo Flat 58
Woodbury 90 d Eaglehawk 46
Bridgewater 78 d Woodbury 73
Campbells Creek 77 d Bendigo East 60
Golden Square 89 d Bendigo VRI 77
Kangaroo Flat 73 d Marong 58
Dingee 57 d Golden Square 56
Strathfieldsaye 100 d White Hills 52
Castlemaine 71 d Calivil 53
South Bendigo 65 d Harcourt 61
Castlemaine 53 d Kangaroo Flat 49
Eaglehawk 54 d Bendigo 45
Inglewood 60 d Harcourt 35
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