Yarrawonga netball

April 18, 2018

A Grade
One sight you never get tired of seeing is the unfurling of the Premiership Flag for the A Grade girls who never cease to keep amazing us.
The wind continued to play havoc throughout the game, with passes and shooting errors and making it difficult for both teams.
Yarra handled the conditions well and finished the quarter with a 5-goal lead.
The second quarter saw Wodonga match our girls and score 6 goals each.
Tayla Bogle entered the game at half time for her first A grade game and held her own.
This was a much better quarter from the Pigeons extending their lead to 10 goals at the end of the third quarter.
The final quarter saw the Pigeons adapt to the conditions better and extend their lead to be up by 12 at the 10-minute mark.
With the lead fluctuating between 9 and 14 goals the Pigeons held strong and ended the game with a 13-goal lead.
Best Players were Laura Davis and Tayla Bogle.
Goals: Ange Tyrell 16, Indi Frauenfelder 14 and Tayla Bogle 9.

B Grade
Well the weather gods came back and played havoc with the B grade game.
Both teams were struggling in blustery conditions and finished the quarter with 11 goals each. The second quarter saw our girls settle with better more consistent play and finished the first half with a 7-goal lead.
The third quarter saw some positive drive from Kait Cummins and Rorri Phibbs firing the ball down, finishing at three quarter time with a 9-goal lead.
The last quarter Yarra’s girls hit another gear and extended on what they had already set up and take the 4 points at the final whistle to win by 15 goals.
Best players were Rorri Phibbs and Kait Cummins.
Goals: Ellie Dickins 31 and Lauren Mulquiney 11.

C Grade
The Yarra girls are sitting third on the ladder undefeated, well done.
The girls were here to play and prove that they are ready for the 2018 season.
The first quarter saw winners all over the court to finish the quarter with a 7-goal lead.
The second quarter saw Yarra consolidate this lead and take it to another level to finish the first half with a 22-goal lead.
With the experience of Brigit Perkins and Caitlin McNamara through the centre court Yarra were on fire.
At the end of the third quarter the girls had a 23-goal lead.
The last quarter saw Yarra extend on what they had already created and finish the game with a 28-goal win.
Best Players were Brigit Perkins and Caitlin McNamara.
Goals: Tayla Bogle 47 and Maddie Kennedy 8.

U 16’s
What a proud moment for Yarrawonga with the unfurling of the 2017 U 16’s Premiership flag being unfurled by Kaitlyn Cummins.
At the first whistle the game was there for the taking with the goals being scored at both ends of the court, although Yarra did finish with a 2-goal lead.
The second quarter was a different scene.
The young Pigeon girls had winners all over the court.
At one point in this quarter they were up by 7 goals, ending the quarter with a 5 goal lead.
The wind played a part in the third quarter and the shooters were finding it hard to score.
The two Georgia’s (Kennedy and Lawless) were doing well, but Wodonga outscored Yarra, the girls held a narrow lead of 2 goals at 3 quarter time.
With the conditions playing a big part in the outcome of the game, the Pigeons battled it out and Wodonga just kept coming back.
The game was goal for goal and the nerve of our girls helped them take the 4 points with a 3 goal lead at the final whistle.
Best players were Suzie Levesque and Macey Hicks.
Goals: Georgia Lawless 25 and Georgia Kennedy 14.

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