Semi-finals for Kangaroo Island Netball Association juniors | PHOTOS

The Kangaroo Island Netball Association held its semi finals for the 2020 junior season at the Penneshaw Netball courts on Saturday, September 12.

Saturday also saw the awarding of the medals for the best players in each age group.

Nominees for the Maggie's Photography KINA Junior Player of the Year 2020 were Scarlett Trethewey, Tahnee Davis, Abby Murray, Camilla Lovision, Iiesha Kuchel and Tahnese Childs.

The award was given jointly Iiesha Kuchel and Tahnese Childs.

Here are the semi-final match reports:

11&Under - Western Districts 20 def Kingscote 10

The game started off with nervous but excited girls.

The first part of the quarter was goal for goal with great shooting by May and Matilda for wonks and Liv and Matilda for Kingscote, great defence from Magellen and Manaia who grabbed any loose balls.

They could. Kingscote didn't give up with great play by Leila and Amelia through the centre.

Wonks ended up being too tall and strong for the Kingscote girls and ended up with the win 20 to 10, a great game to watch.

11&U - Parndana 19 def Wisanger 15

An early intercept from Wisanger saw them score the first goal. Parndana settled well and both teams were fighting hard.

Excellent defence by Marley Ley and Jemima Henley for Wisanger and Chloe Davis and Grace Hardy for Parndana saw the scores tied three all at quarter time.

Positional changes by Parndana worked well, excellent shooting by Ava Mills saw Parndana gain a good lead. Wisanger managed to get a few back and Parndana was up by four, nine to five at half time.

The third quarter was scrappy and the rain didn't help. Parndana extended their lead to be up by eight 15 to 7 at three quarter time.

Wisanger lifted and won the last quarter with some excellent shooting by Kirra Lashmar and Lily Thomas and great intercepts by Kelsey Stott.

Parndana held on to win by four.

13&U - Wisanger 52 def Western Districts 21

Thankfully the rain held for the game which saw Wisanger take on Western Districts. It was goal for goal before Wisanger began to build a small lead.

Wisanger held this lead for the first half despite Western Districts positional changes. It was consistency through the mid court that proved the deciding factor in the game with Wisanger adding to their lead each quarter.

Full credit to Western Districts who fought the whole four quarters. A big thanks to Kate and Jodie for umpiring.

13&U - Parndana 33 def Dudley United 21

Strong start by Parndana with Dudley United defence working strongly to turn the ball over. Dudley United working hard. Parndana 6 to Dudley United 5 end of quarter 1.

Strong defensive start to quarter 2 by both teams with Parndana working hard to get in front.

Parndana 13 to Dudley United 6 at half time. Strong quarter by Parndana to stay in front 22-14, but Dudley United trying hard.

Hard fought last quarter by Dudley United. Parndana too strong running out winners.

15&U - Western Districts 59 def Parndana 31

Western Districts came out strong leading the first half 29 goals to Parndana 11.

Parndana making a few changes in the 3rd quarter coming back to double their half time score.

Three quarter time score Western Districts 40 and Parndana 23. Western Districts to strong winning the semi-final and into the Grand Final.

Parndana to play Kingscote next week in the Preliminary final.

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