Douglas Junior Netball started with the Under-10 competition playing on court 1 with the Wildcatz against the Pythons.
The Pythons took an early lead with Koreena Minniecon scoring a goal in the first few minutes, this was followed by several missed attempts by both teams.
Hannah Durie and Tahyla Cadiente moved the ball well down the court and Hannah made several intercepts for the Pythons.
The Wildcatz took the lead in the second and 3rd quarters with excellent shooting from MacKenzie Booth and Jay Heidke.
Jasmine Dodds played an excellent game in centre together with Stella Burnett and Nataya Bowen.
Best and Fairest went to Libby Buzza and MacKenzie Booth. Final score Wildcatz 3 def. Pythons 1. The Gladiators played the Net Set Go girls on court 2 but score sheet was not handed in.
The Under-12 competition was played on court 1 at 4.40pm with the Diamonds playing the Red Hot Peppers, both teams took a while to settle into their positions.
The Diamonds put on pressure all over the court with strong defence by Mia DevineCameron turning the ball around at every opportunity and Jasmine Kirk proved to be a valuable player in both WD and GS.
The Peppers, Faith Kempster played a good attacking game and Keeley Harold working hard in defence.
The final score Diamonds 19 def. the Peppers 1.
The Poison Apples played the Miallo Allstars on court 2, the game was fast and well contested, the Apples and Allstars both having the same attempts at goal in the first half which was very entertaining to watch, and both teams very evenly matched.
Ella Dodds put in a fantastic game for the Apples and Jenna Kerswell continued her great form for the Allstars. Final score Apples 12 def. Allstars 6. The Under 14-16 competition started on court 1 with the Dynamite playing the Sapphires, the Dynamites came out to play showing great court work and excellent skills, they were strong from the first whistle and they did not slow until the final siren.
The Sapphires defended well and made many attempts to turn the ball over Brittaney Bowen played well for the Sapphires and Simone Pringle stood out for the Dynamites. Final score Dynamite 36 def. Sapphires 1. Court 2 saw the Young Fusion play the Under-12 rep team in a very close game, the Fusion team is made up of 13 years players and one older player from the Jets.
The possesion was equal throughout with the outstanding player for the Fusion team beiing Rachael Goodwin.
For the 12 Reps, Kyah Francis and Piper Adams fantastic shooting and Tiah McLean and Keeley Harold shone in defence. Final scores Fusion 23 def. Reps 18. The Vipers played the Breakers on court 3, the Vipers played well against the Breakers with plenty of pace and accurate passing which gave them many opportunities at goal.
The Breakers defence was excellent against the older side, Tyler Mous was excellent and Shannon Lincoln was ever dependable.
The Vipers with new player Nikia Stewart playing well in attack came away with the win 13 defeating the Breakers 2.
Thanks to umpires Bonnie and Kyah Francis, Maddy Weaver, Holly brown, Marley Cairns, Eleisha Mealing, Tayler Durie. Saisha Schonenberger, Vanessa Wood, Meg Goodall and Grace Walker. proved that all players are essential. Crocs 1 were defeated by Young Guns 56-5.
The Crocs took the court with no subs and were missing their key attack and shooting players. Despite the lack of players, crocs still came out and gave it their all not letting the defeat dampen their spirits.
With the closest game of the night, Cougars and Rattle ’N’ Hum fought it out till the very end, with Cougars coming out on top with a 24-22 win.
Rattle took the lead in the first quarter but could not keep up with the Cougars attack, with Nichelle Pitt’s shooting taking out best and fairest.
The Div 2 crocs claimed a win over Ring Ins 18-11.
Ring Ins managed to keep level with the Crocs for the first two quarters, however Crocs defence kept the ball away from the Ring Ins circle.
Crocs centre, Natalie Castro was awarded both players choice and best and fairest for her efforts in the midcourt.
The Jets defence proved themselves by dominating the Gunnar’s attacks, taking out the win, 22-5. Gunnar’s came out fighting in last quarter almost levelling the quarters scoring 6-4.
The Reptos took out a massive win over the Breakers with the scoring difference of 30-1.
The Breakers were no match for the Reptos shooting and defence with GD Eleisha Mealing taking out Player’s Choice.
Breakers Amber Edmonds was awarded best and fairest for her efforts in the midcourt.
Lastly, Bits N Pieces had a win over the Wolverines with 21-15.
The Wolverines fought back in the third quarter shooting 7 extra goals but couldn’t quite work their way around Bits N Pieces defence.
Wolverine’s Chrissie Reushle and Bits N Piece’s Hiromi Wall were both awarded best and fairest for the night.