Jnr Net­ball

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

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.

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