Tatura 62 d Mansfield 24
A consistent four quarters resulted in the Tatura A-grade team have its eighth win for the season.
Roey Walls worked tirelessly with great drives and feeding into the goal circle, with both goalers — Brylee and Danielle — shooting accurately and finishing off the great work of defenders Emma Ryan and Molly Boyle who intercepted anything that came their way.
Maddi Davis had a great game at wing defence during the third quarter when Tatura restricted Mansfield to two goals while shooting 16.
In the last quarter Tatura shot 16 goals to 10 which saw it bring home a fantastic victory by 38 goals.
Best players: Roey Walls, Emma Ryan, Brylee Schache.
Tatura 20 lt Mansfield 43
Tatura had a good opening quarter with the all players putting pressure on their Mansfield opposition.
Jade Kay was accurate in the goal ring while Rachel Thomson provided plenty of drive down the court and clean feeding into Tatura’s goalers, while at the other end of the court Kobi Worner put great pressure on the Mansfield goalers, which saw Tatura have a one-goal lead at quarter-time.
However after quarter-time Mansfield lifted its intensity and ran away with the game, scoring 38 goals to Tatura’s 14, resulting in Mansfield’s 23-goal win.
Best players: Rachel Thompson, Jade Kay, Kobi Worner.
Tatura 25 lt Mansfield 38
Tatura had a slow start which allowed the Eagles to spread their wings.
The Tatura girls found their bite in the second half and matched it with Mansfield for the remainder of the game. Hannah Watt was consistent all day and Lara Hapourna provided plenty of drive down the court. Sarah Casey and Beth Seccull fought hard in what was a hard day in the goal ring, but unfortunately Mansfield was just too strong.
Best players: Hannah Watt, Lara Hapourna, Sarah Casey.
17 and under
Tatura 60 d Mansfield 41
A 20-goal opening quarter set up the game for the girls. The second quarter was a quiet one, but the girls came home for a strong second half. Goal shooter Olivia Vraca and Stephanie Hicks at goal attack proved a force to be reckoned with and capitalised at every opportunity. Maddy Hall fed the girls beautifully all day and had the coaches gasping with those big long bombs into the goal ring. Best players: Olivia Vraca, Stephanie Hicks, Maddy Hall.
Tatura 63 d Mansfield 19
Tatura applied pressure from the first whistle and the goalers capitalised on the scoreboard from ample possessions. The midcourt players displayed good skills and moved the ball well through the court, while the defenders applied pressure on opposition goalers and created many turnovers. Positional changes didn’t imbalance the team, which went on for a good win leading into finals netball. Best players: Jerry Hapurona, Rebecca Valentin, Elsie Boyer.