Jets open up a gap at the top of the netball table

Tristan WheelerManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Falcons centre Billie Freeman looks to throw a shoulder pass.
Camera IconFalcons centre Billie Freeman looks to throw a shoulder pass. Credit: Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

Jetz maintained their hold on top of Bridgetown Netball Association’s Junior A competition, defeating the second placed Falcons to open a four point gap at the top of the table.

Falcons' Nicole Turner looks for a teammate.
Camera IconFalcons' Nicole Turner looks for a teammate. Credit: Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Thunders' Ayla McMaster watches the ball go past her.
Camera IconThunders' Ayla McMaster watches the ball go past her. Credit: Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

Third placed Scallywags had the chance leap frog the Falcons and take second place with a victory over the fourth placed Thunders, but ended up being defeated, leaving each team in the same positions they occupied at the start of the round.

Scallywags goal defence Louise Baker tries to pick out a teammate.
Camera IconScallywags goal defence Louise Baker tries to pick out a teammate. Credit: Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

In the Junior B competition, the teams finished the round in the same position they started, with the league leaders Skylarks defeating the bottom placed Rockets and the second placed Bluebirds defeating the Tornadoes.

Jetz goal attack Naomi Clark gets fouled by Falcons' Tessa Kilchenmann.
Camera IconJetz goal attack Naomi Clark gets fouled by Falcons' Tessa Kilchenmann. Credit: Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

The Seniors competition saw the league leaders Royals defeat the winless Falcons, while the Cyclones defeated the Aztecs in a close game to move two points clear of them on the ladder.

Thunders' Charley Miller keeps her eyes on the ball.
Camera IconThunders' Charley Miller keeps her eyes on the ball. Credit: Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

Results

Junior A

Jetz 50 d Falcons 34.

Thunders 40 d Scallywags 35.

Galahs 53 d Redbacks 42.

Junior B

Skylarks 25 d Rockets 20.

Bluebirds 22 d Tornadoes 11.

Seniors

Royals 58 d Falcons 35.

Fairest & Best: Stella Introvigne 3, Bree Connolly 2, Fern Brookes.

Cyclones 26 d Aztecs 23.

Fairest & Best: Charlii Freeman 3, Connie Schreurs 2, Isabella Oud.

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