Netball Round 3 Recap

Bentleigh 1s by Katherine Stanley (VC) Saturday was our final grading game on Saturday against Black Rock. All four quarters of the game were hard fought by both sides. We kept our voices loud and communicatedwell to each other on court to work as a team to battle windy conditions. Persistent defence throughout the whole court kept the opposition under pressure. Our highlights included Brianna’s defensive pressure down the court which in turn caused many intercepts. A special mention also goes to Hayley who played a strong game in WD, with her defensive skills causing many ball turn-overs. We were impressed with how the whole team worked together in both attack and defence and the support for each other on court was uplifting! The final quarter was goal-for-goal but unfortunately Black Rock won the game by 1 goal. Although we are disappointed with the result the game showed us that our hard work is paying off. While we still have lots to improve on, we are seeing the benefits of working as a team and we can only go up from here at this early stage of the season. Final scores: Black Rock 31 defeated Bentleigh 30 Coaches notes by Steph Clegg: An amazing effort by the girls who came so close to their first win. Much improved movement down the court and unlucky to be pipped at the post. Bentleigh 2s by Rachel Saunders (VC) After having the week off after Easter everyone was excited to get back into the court. After a late start to the game we were more than ready to start the game. The first quarter was even going into the quarter time break only 1 point down. In goals were Tahlia and Rachael. Both worked hard against very rough and holding de