Marlins benefit from ex-Diamonds coaches
DOUGLAS Netball Association season has hit the ground running, following the “fast five” games which were played in Mossman as an introduction to the season.
On Tuesday the junior teams were first up, with Fusion beating the Crocettes 35-15. Firebirds really were on fire, winning over the Jets 19-3. Magic played Sparks, winning 9-2. Anazzarah Ross-Kelly was best and fairest.
Round one of the formal comp in the senior divisions saw Young Guns 1 defeat Rattle 1, 43-14, Hazuki Kirby and Naomi Glen were named player’s choice.
Crocs 3 defeated Crocs 2, 49-31. Young Guns 3 came away with the win over Habitabs, 21-20. Sarah Renahan and Kirsten Jeffs were named player’s choice, and best and fairest went to Young guns 3 player Robyn Bruening.
Mudskippers’ Cassie Cairns was both player’s choice and best and fairest after a 24-24 draw against Cougers.
Congratulations go to Lana Baxter and Jorja Harvey who have been selected for the Kenfrost Homes Vicki Wilson Marlin Coast Netball Academy. The squad will travel to Singapore in June for a training camp and match play. Other results Junior: Amigos - 5 v Senoritas-1. Kirsty’s Team -5 v Panthers -3. Senior: Young Guns 2 – 30 v Rattle 2- 23.
Junior Marlins attend their first clinic with ex Australian Diamond coaches Vicki Wilson and Tracey Bruce. Players selected: Front row - Mia Schrieber, Lani Dickson, Claire Dueble. Back row - Mia Madgwick, Abbi White, Georgia Crimmins, Ella Cairns, Kacy Baxter and Edie Thurtell.