Douglas Junior Netball started back after the school holidays last Tuesday at Port Courts.
The 10/Under Division on court 1 had the Pythons playing the Gladiators in a closely contested game, the Gladiators were a goal up by half time, in form Jenna Kerswell played a great game in attack Sophee Watson was excellent in defence for the Gladiators.
The Pythons fought back in the second half to shoot two goals levelling the scores, Final score 2-2. The Net Set Go girls played the Wildcatz. In a hard fought match the end score was a 3-3 draw. The NSG scorers were Jay Heidke, Alex Brown and Kate Padovan and for the Wildcatz, Myah Lowenstein-Jones shooting 2 and MacKenzie Booth with 1. Ebony Bland for the Wildcatz is proving to be a great defensive player and Anna Padovan and Alyssa Jones displaying great teamwork in the centre court.
This term we have introduced the Coral Deen Most Improved player and Team Spirit Award to present to players in the 10s and 12s age-group games as part the Netball Queensland It’s Positive or it’s Pointless Program, congratulations to Ebony Bland for Most Improved and Jazz Dodds for Team Spirit for the Wildcatz, Edie Thurtell, Team Spirit and Alyssa Jones, most Improved for NSG, Hannah Durie, Most Improved and Koreena Minniecon, Team Spirit for the Pythons.
The Under-12 competition on court 1 had the Diamonds playing the Poison Apples, the Diamonds got off to a flying start leading by six goals at half time. The Apples came back in the third quarter with some great shooting and good defence but fell short 15-10.
Standout players for Diamonds, Mia DevineCameron and Piper Adams and for the Apples, Lauryn Sciacca and Ella Dodds.
The Miallo Allstars played the Red Hot Peppers on Court 2. The Allstars played a very strong team game for four quarters Leah Nash was excellent in defence and Jenna Kerswell intercepted well. Kiara-Mae Gaddes was again excellent along with Sharmiah Walker. Final score 12 Miallo defeated Peppers 4. The Coral Deen Team Spirit award for the Diamonds went to Jasmine Kirk, Most Improved, Jaime Thurtell, for Apples Most Improved Lauryn Sciacca, Team Spirit Ella Dodds, for the Peppers Most Improved Faith and Team Spirit Sharmiah Walker, sorry did not have the Allstars awards recorded.