Challengers 45 v Ness Hot Shots 40

Both teams started off strong, with Challengers having first centre and securing the first goal. Ness Hot Shots soon came back and with accurate passing from Jodie Sandison WA and Sophie Morris C they were able to quickly feed the ball back up the court where GS Rachel Young and GA Megan Nicolson played well and secured goals with accurate shooting. Hot Shots were winning 11-9 at the end of the first quarter.

The pressure was on for both teams in the second quarter, it was frantic play with lots of goals for both teams. GD Amy Pearson and Maria Sales GK worked tirelessly in the circle but accurate shooting from Rachel Young meant there was only a 2 goal lead of 23-21 at half time but this time in Challengers favour.

The third quarter saw similar back and forth play, with strong defence on both sides creating many turnovers. Maria Sales GK for Challengers intercepted well and managed to gain control of the ball from rebounds and get it back down the court. Third quarter ended 34-31 to Challengers.

Annie Mowat C and Holly Jamieson WA showed good passing up the court for Challengers. Freya Leslie WD and Caitlin Munro GD for Hot Shots both worked tirelessly to intercept in the centre court to provide options and opportunities for their team. The final quarter finished with Challengers taking victory with a 45-40 score.

Players of the match were Rachel Young (GS) for Ness Hot Shots, and Danielle Johnson (GA) for Challengers.