Netballers train up for titles
All teams are showing excellent form in the lead-up to the North West Championships,
The tournament is weeks away now, so the Karratha Academy Development Squads are playing and training their hardest.
The KADS under-12, under-14 and under-17 teams are all playing up a division at the moment to prepare to represent Karratha at the competition.
This is designed to give them good practice at playing tougher competition going up against strong associations such as Broome and Port Hedland in the championships.
This round also saw mentoring for the Green Shirt Umpiring Program, a practical umpiring course aimed at developing and training beginner umpires of all ages to attain their National Umpiring badge.
In game results, the under-10 modified rules games were a mixed bag.
Thunderbolts 19 overpowered Thunderbolts 17 by 11 points and the Neilsen Cougars 10s locked out Tequiras 10s by five points.
In the under-14 competition, Tequiras 9 defeated Thunderbolts 13 by a smashing 74 goals to 5 and Neilsen Cougars 14s lost to Wickham 14s.
In the under-17 competition, Panthers 3 defeated Thunderbolts 9 and the KADS 14 crushed Panthers 4 by 53 points.
Umpire Noelene Adamson mentors junior umpires Jessica Richards and Bronte Austin.