Mt Druitt nets top spot at state titles
THE Mt Druitt Netball Association under-12 division 3 side emerged the winners of the 2015 Netball NSW State Age Championships.
The team won 14 of the 15 games they played against various sides over the threeday tournament.
To claim the championship, the team racked up a total of 28 points with runners up Westlakes on 25.
Mt Druitt Netball Association president Margaret Weir said she was proud of all the teams.
“It was a great team effort,” Weir said. “They had a high percentage of for and against as well. To lose only one game, they did really well.”
More than 3500 athletes from 294 teams representing 83 associations from across NSW competed for the title of Best in NSW.
The three-day competition was hosted at four different locations, with division 3 playing their round robin at Penrith District Netball Association.
Netball NSW president Wendy Archer praised the efforts of all the players.
“What a wonderful, splendid weekend of netball - the weather was terrific, and the standard of netball was right up there to match it,” Archer said. Mt Druitt’s under-15s division 4 side finished 16th, the under-13s division 4 team finished 17th and the under-14s division 3 team came 20th.