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MNA: Independents secure second win of the season against Tigers

Melissa PedeltyManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Independents' Tammy Gibellini looks for options.
Camera IconIndependents' Tammy Gibellini looks for options. Credit: Melissa Pedelty/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

Independents secure their second win of the season after beating Tigers 35-27 on Monday in round four of the Manjimup Netball Association Pool 2 season.

Both teams started strongly, however Independents led 8-7 at quarter-time despite some resolute defending by Tigers’ Justine Lawrence and Hannah Reynolds.

Independents' Zoe Wilson takes a shot, while Justine Lawrence defends.
Camera IconIndependents' Zoe Wilson takes a shot, while Justine Lawrence defends. Credit: Melissa Pedelty/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

In an incredible burst of energy and skill, Tigers fought their way to a two-goal lead with eight minutes left in the quarter.

Tigers' Jennifer Crawley.
Camera IconTigers' Jennifer Crawley. Credit: Melissa Pedelty/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

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Independents weren’t to be denied however, with some incredible long-range shooting from Paige Wilson and great intercepts from Kate Tills powering their team to a 15-13 half-time lead.

Independents dominated the rest of the match with several missed goals by Tigers allowing the margin to stretch to eight when the final whistle sounded.

Independents' Lauren Terrigno.
Camera IconIndependents' Lauren Terrigno. Credit: Melissa Pedelty/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

In the other Pool 2 game, Cosmos defeated Globetrotters 36-26, while in Pool 1 Magpies defeated Magic 57-49.

SWE and Vixens did not play due to forfeit.

Next week’s fixtures:

Monday Senior Women Pool 1: SWE v Magpies (6pm) and Vixens v Magic (7.15pm).

Monday Senior Women Pool 2: Independents v Globetrotters (6pm) and Tigers v Cosmos (7.15pm).

Tigers' Eyssla Brown.
Camera IconTigers' Eyssla Brown. Credit: Melissa Pedelty/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Tigers' Julia Gledhill takes a shot.
Camera IconTigers' Julia Gledhill takes a shot. Credit: Melissa Pedelty/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

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