WORTHING COLLEGE NETBALL SQUAD – HAMPSHIRE OPEN WINNERS

Worthing College took 2 netball teams to the Hampshire Open netball tournament in Southampton and it was a very successful afternoon.

netball actionThe 1st team began the day beating Farnborough 12-5 and then Brockenhurst 12-4. The defence of Iona, Charlotte, Eli and Grace were working well forcing numerous mistakes from the opposition. A 10-4 win over Peter Symonds and 22-1 victory over Alton followed with some great shooting by Betsy and Livvy, and some good feeding by Bethen. A close match against a strong Barton Peveril team resulted in a 9-5 win and then a convincing win against Itchen completed a great day for the team.

The 2nd team also had a great start beating Brockenhurst 10-1 and QMC 9-0 with some great shooting by Lexi and Holly and superb defending by Lauren and Phoebe. Next up was a convincing 13-0 win against St Vincents with some great centre court play by Zoe, Sarah and Becky. A really close game against Barton saw a 5-4 loss followed by a 12-9 against Peter Symonds which meant that the girls narrowly missed out on reaching the semi final.

netball hampshire open 2018Overall a great day for all the players in their first tournament of the season. Coach Tina Price was very pleased with the performance and the first trophy of the season.

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