BELLE CONSTRUCTION 51
GUNGHO MARKETING 19
LEADERS Belle came out fighting in this first quarter, with on-point passing across court and superb shooting to gain an early lead during their comfortable 51-19 win over Gungho.
Gungho upped their game, with exceptional shooting from Maisie Fowler (GS) to secure every shot and lower the score difference.
Despite half-time tactical changes, Gungho were unable to overcome Belle’s outstanding attack and Belle increased their lead.
Gungho’s Louise Robertson (GK) put great pressure on Belle’s shooters to stem their flow. Belle fought back, with well-timed interceptions from Charlie Naerger (C); Belle held on to their lead and secured a convincing victory.
SAINTS SECURITY 32
NEW BODY FITNESS 52
NEW Body Fitness were too strong for Saints Security, running out 52-32 winners.
New Body made a superb start, with great teamwork across the court allowing the ball to flow smoothly into the D. Despite good marking by Saints, New Body was able to secure a small lead thanks to Kelly Browne (GS) and Emily Conning (GA).
Saints came back fighting in the second quarter, with well-timed interceptions from Stacey Groves (GK) and strong communication between shooters to take advantage of scoring opportunities.
New Body responded by taking control of the mid-court, making good passes into the D where their shooters were quick to convert.
Both teams continued to give their all but New Body had the edge, allowing them to emerge triumphant.
GEORGE BAR AND GRILL 47
GEORGE Bar and Grill surged ahead in the fourth quarter to win 47-34 and earn a flattering scoreline.
Both teams showed great skill in their use of space and tactical play. Accurate shooting from George saw them carve out a good lead but OJOs fought to get themselves back in the game.
OJOs found a good rhythm to score a string of goals; however, George pushed back to maintain their lead. George’s Kirsty Winning (C) made some great passes into the D, but OJOs’ Verity Batchelor (GK) made some well-timed interceptions to limit scoring opportunities.
The great tactical play continued through to the final quarter; with George only five goals ahead, there was all to play for. OJOs gave their all despite two players suffering injuries. In the end, George managed to extend their lead and walked away with the victory.
WYKE SMUGGLERS 32
BAY FENCING 34
LOWLY Bay Fencing rocked leaders Wyke Smugglers after edging victory.
An even start from both teams saw good shooting around the D from Bay Fencing and fast, accurate passing from Wyke Smugglers.
Bay’s WA, Mandy Northover, put up a great defence, helping her team end the quarter one goal ahead.
The end-to-end play continued, but Bay worked well to create scoring opportunities.
Wyke scored the first goal
of the third quarter and Bay worked hard to maintain their lead, although Wyke fought back to secure the three-goal difference.
Wyke upped their game with more accurate interceptions and shooting, allowing them to close the gap.
However, Bay fought to maintain their lead and won by two points at the end of this highly-competitive game.