Kangaroo Island Netball: Week 6 reports

Wisanger vs Parndana

A Grade: A mighty fine day at Wisanger, sun shining and the kids were singing. A steady first quarter for Parndana, Janine Wandel shooting beautifully.

Wisanger defences, Bella Walton and Amy Thomas worked hard to gain many intercepts for the Panthers. Parndana winning the first quarter.

A very even second quarter, Kali Turner driving well for Panthers in WA. Lauren Hyde for Parndana provided great defensive pressure throughout the quarter.

Parndana making some changes going into the third quarter, rattling the Panthers A Grade. Nicole Gericke worked hard in GA. Parndana took it away in the third quarter, leading by 19.

A good tussle in the final quarter but Parndana too athletic on the day. Parndana 55 defeated Wisanger 39.

B Grade: Wisanger started strong, with Parndana settling well. Wisanger leading by 3 at quarter time.

Wisanger settling well in the second and third quarters giving them a 12-goal lead at three quarter time. Wisanger too strong coming out winners 36 to 19.

15&U: Wisanger took hold of the game in the first quarter and built a steady lead through accurate shooting by Tahlia Florance and Seraphina Snowball.

Parndana made some changes at the break and were able to get a few goals in the second quarter.

The third quarter was full of giggles by both teams with the ball going back and forth a bit. Wisanger swapped everyone at the last break and Brooke Millar did well in goals.

Lani Edwards (P) was definitely the most entertaining to watch the whole game. Wisanger 53 defeated Parndana 11.

13&U: Parndana were switched on from the start and quickly got points on the board. Wisanger took time to get into the game and at times were able to match Parndana's speed and court play. An amazing game by Ava Mills (P) who shot with accuracy the whole game. Parndana 38 defeated Wisanger 18.

9&U: A sunny first quarter where both teams made some great leads and strong defending. The Wisanger goalies played well with 3 goals.

Some strong passing and defending in the second quarter, by both teams. Both teams did some excellent passing, particularly their centre passes.

Both teams played well in the final quarter with strong passing and intercepting. Wisanger 18 defeated Parndana 0. - Gen Willson

Western Districts vs Dudley United

15&U: The Western Districts girls have played pretty much all their netball together over the years and it showed on Saturday's game.

They are a highly skilled bunch of girls who know each other's game well. The girls were placed in lots of different positions but this did not affect their game.

The young Dudley team tried very hard to compete. To their credit they doubled their goals scored from the last game to 22 with the Donaldson sister's combining well.

Some stepping and passing let them down through the centre of the court, not reaching Dudley's attacking third often enough to convert. WD 83 Dudley United 22. - Bev Nolan

Kingscote reports

A Grade: Western Districts 57 d Kingscote 43

A close game, with scores staying close to even right until the last quarter. Brianna Smith for Kingscote put intense pressure on all passes, and Bethany Leybourne getting repeated rebounds and turning the ball over for Kingscote. The fourth quart saw WONKS take off, putting the pressure on and ended up winning the match.

B Grade: Western Districts 44 d Kingscote 42

A strong start to the game from both teams; Kingscote kept the lead by a few points. Half time both teams made some small changes and by the last quarter it was very close. Both teams had great shooters and tight defenders, keeping the scores even. WONKS turned over a few balls in the end to win by 2.

C Grade: Western Districts 52 d Kingscote 45

A high scoring match overall, saw both teams using their centre passes to convert straight to a goal in the first and fourth quarters. The second and third quarters, WONKS came through with their accuracy over Kingscote, but some strong pressure from Kingscote kept the score quite even. In the end WONKS prevailed as the stronger team.

9 and Under: Kingscote 5 d Western Districts 2

A very even game today with great sportsmanship all round. These two teams are more evenly matched now compared to when they first met. While it was a cool morning, it didn't take long for them to warm up. All players tried their hardest and played well today. A big thanks to everyone who came out and supported the players!

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