Jerilderie let early lead slip
Jerilderie A grade has started the Picola & District League season with a loss after allowing Katamatite to run away in the second half.
The Dees went into round one clash at Katamatite with a new line up with a good combination of old and new.
The visitors started off the game strong and showed Katty exactly what they're made of.
Tanya Rorato and Rhiannon Roe started off the game well putting the Dees in the lead.
Great defensive pressure down the whole court was shown by all players, with young gun Sara Smith picking up many turn overs.
The second half saw the Dees slow down slightly and a few fumbles put them behind.
The game was a great indication of what this team can do and what they are capable of achieving throughout the year.
Final score, Katamatite 49 to Jerilderie 39. Awards: Wunnamurra Poll Dorset Stud - Keshia Marshall; Ag n Vet - Tanya Rorato.
Jerilderie’s B grade girls played a great game, with the reigning premiers recording a 10 goal win.
The defensive pressure all the way down the court was excellent with new comer Ella Goldsmith getting a few turnovers.
The attacking end was also strong, and the ball flowed nicely from the midcourt down into the ring.
Young guns Alex Patu and Sophie Roe both made their senior netball debut putting in an amazing effort.
Final score, Jerilderie 40 to Katamatite 30. Awards: Barlows Ag BOC - Tash Shaw; Jerilderie Sports Club - Ella Goldsmith.
Jerilderie’s C grade had a strong start to the season, with nine players who had never played together before winning by nine goals.
The team effort was amazing with all players talking and encouraging each other as a coach you couldn’t have asked for more
Fee Edwards played an outstanding game in goals and Ellen Goddard in WD.
Final score, Jerilderie 32 to Katamatite 23. Awards: BOC Lawtons Earthworks - Fee Edwards; Laura’s Tanning & Beauty - Ellen Goddard.
The C reserve girls started the game off strong with Emily Ford, Peta Neessen and Tanya Lovehill playing in goals, and Michelle Baker and Jasmine in defence.
Sam McDonald, Lucy Fay, Maggie Harris and Stacey Crutch held a sturdy midcourt.
The girls played a consistent game throughout the four quarters, leading for most of the day, only to unfortunately to go down by only two goals.
Final score, Katamatite 27 to Jerilderie 25. Awards: BOC SD Landscaping - Sam McDonald; Lawtons Earthworks - Michelle Baker.
Jerilderie Under 15s got their season off to a strong start with a 10 goal win over Katamatite.
This is a new team, with some girls playing together for the first time, that is certain to improve further this season.
Final score, Jerilderie 33 to Katamatite 23. Awards: Mungo’s Repairs & Maintenance BOC - Alex Patu; KSB Accounting - Sophie Roe; Club socks - Tori Lawton.
It was a great start to the U13s season with a five goal win to Jerilderie.
The Dees had plenty of great intercepts and court positioning, with the defence was tough and attackers shooting well.
Final score Jerilderie 15 to Katamatite 10. Awards: Mungo’s Repairs & Maintenance BOC - Chelsea Winn; Magic Scissors - Ava Belling; JNC headband - Dusty Chirgwin.
Jerilderie U11s awards: Bakery - Cheyenne Tucker; Rochford Painting - Jessica Wilkinson; Jerilderie Newsagents - Ruby Neessen.