ROUND 3 VU WRFL NETBALL RE-CAP
A 27-9 first half was the difference in Point Cook Centrals Great White Sharks win over Point Cook Blue in the Victoria University WRFL Division 1 Netball competition.
The Sharks started strongly in both attack and defence, having scored 11 goals and restricting their opposition to just three goals.
It was more of the same in the second half, with Renee Hulls and Ashlee Mitchell working well in goals.
The second half was a much more even contest, however the scoreboard damage was already done, with the Great White Sharks winning 44-27.
Rebecca Hicks continued her hot start to the 2021 season, shooting 39 goals in Point Cook Centrals Sharks 20 goal win over Spotswood Gold.
Hicks was almost unstoppable in the goal ring, having shot 16 goals in the second quarter alone. Kelly Van Blommestein and Caitlin Twomey also played well.
Point Cook Centrals two Division 1 teams are currently sitting in first and second place on the Division 1 ladder.
Braybrook Hawkins won their second match of the year, defeating North Footscray She Devils 1 39-27. Heidi Hamilton and Jaimee Smith played well in the victory.
In the final game of the Division 1 competition, Braybrook Whitten defeated Manor Lakes Storm 1 43-16. Helena Samardzija shot 33 goals in the win.
In Division 2, Carlie Druitt led North Footscray She Devils 2 to a seven-goal win over Spotswood Green.
A 10-goal to four opening quarter was the difference in the end, with Spotswood unable to peg back the lead. The win was North Footscray’s first of the season.
An even-spread of contributors helped Braybrook Priest to their first win, defeating Wyndhamvale Falcons Green 50-25.
Emma Brooking and Tegan Dowsett played well for Braybrook. Heavenleigh O’Donnell was the Falcons’ best.
Point Cook Centrals Hammerhead Sharks and Point Cook Red continued their winning ways. Both teams are currently undefeated.
The two talented teams will go head-to-head in Round 4.
There are currently three undefeated teams in Division 3. Point Cook Centrals Tiger Sharks, Sunshine Kangaroos and Point Cook White sit atop the ladder after all scoring wins on Friday night.
Point Cook Centrals Tiger Sharks won against North Footscray She Devils 3 34-10, Sunshine Kangaroos defeated Laverton Magpies Black 30-25 and Point Cook White defeated Albanvale 32-22.
In the final game of the round, Braybrook Cowell won their second consecutive match, defeating Glen Orden Westwood Hawks 39-22. Rachel Gram and Tiarnah Lloyd were among the best players on court.
Braybrook John is the only undefeated team in Division 4, having defeated Sunshine Heights by 22 goals.
Goalers Ebony Kane and Alana Toka combined well in the goal ring. In defence it was Rosemary Samardzija providing some great intercepts and defensive rebounds for Braybrook.
Other winners included Glen Orden First National Hawks and Wyndhamvale Falcons Gold.
Victoria University WRFL Netball Round 4
6.30pm – Braybrook Hawkins v Point Cook Centrals Sharks
7.30pm – Point Cook Blue v North Footscray She Devils 1
8.30pm – Spotswood Gold v Manor Lakes Storm 1
9.30pm – Braybrook Whitten v Point Cook Centrals Great White Sharks
6.30pm – Braybrook Priest v North Footscray She Devils 2
7.30pm – Point Cook Red v Point Cook Centrals Hammerhead Sharks
8.30pm – Manor Lakes Storm 2 v Wyndhamvale Falcons Green
9.30pm – Spotswood Green v Albion
6.30pm – Point Cook White v Glen Orden Westwood Hawks
7.30pm – Braybrook Cowell v North Footscray She Devils
8.30pm – Point Cook Centrals Tiger Sharks v Sunshine Kangaroos
9.30pm – Laverton Magpies Black v Albanvale
6.30pm – Sunshine Heights v Wyndhamvale Falcons Gold
7.30pm – Glen Orden First National Hawks v Manor Lakes Lightning
8.30pm – Laverton Magpies White v Braybrook John