Strathmerton bows out of race
Strathmerton 21 lt Deniliquin 39
It was a bitter end to such a sweet season for the Bulldogs. After going down to Deni last weekend the girls weren’t disappointed in their performance but they would have liked a shot at a topfour team.
Strathmerton 41 d Tocumwal 33
A cracking game of netball saw Strathmerton play four consistent quarters to get through to a home preliminary final. Things were tight all game but, having learnt from last week, Strathmerton was able to steady, pushing out its lead every quarter. As the underdogs coming from sixth, the Bulldogs have nothing to lose and everything to gain and they’re playing that way.
Strathmerton 26 lt Katunga 37
Going up against Katunga was always going to be tough, but Strathmerton stuck with it until half-time. Strathmerton did well to come from eighth considering the amount of injuries through the year, and to get to the second final was an achievement.
Strathmerton 19 lt Katunga 34
Strathmerton’s finals run came to an end against fourth-placed Katunga. The sides were neck and neck in the first half, but missed goals and some poor passes resulted in Katunga capitalising on turnovers.
Strathmerton 44 d Tocumwal 34
Strathmerton came out firing from the start and never looked back. The goalers shot well, the midcourt drove hard and the defence was solid.
Strathmerton 22 lt Deniliquin 24
Strathmerton’s finals campaign ended in extra time after scores were level at the final whistle. While it was a strong game, the Bulldogs couldn’t hold on.
Steady: Bulldog Caitlyn Price composes herself .