Another big Friday night of netball in the EFNL Netball League with Round 10 now in the books!
Croydon 77 def Knox 40
It was a quiet night in Division One as Croydon enjoyed a comfortable win against Knox, beating them by 37 goals.
Croydon started off the game with a bang leading by 11 goals at the end of the first quarter and were able to maintain a strong lead all throughout the game and never let down their competitive edge.
Genevieve Abbott continues to shine, shooting an incredible 56 goals assisted by Celine Dodd’s 21 goals.
East Burwood Black 68 def Heathmont 42
East Ringwood 60 def East Burwood Rams 42
Lilydale 61 def Ferntree Gully 47
Kilsyth 32 def Oakleigh Districts 29
A close game between Kilsyth and Oakleigh on Friday night as they both fought hard for the win.
The first quarter ended with a one-goal difference in favor of the Cougars. Trying to overthrow Kilsyth, Oakleigh pushed hard in the last quarter scoring nine goals to the Kilsyth’s eight, but it wasn’t enough to pull out the win, losing by three goals.
Courtney Canning, Alyssa Hawkins and Leah Baxter collectively worked amazing in the goal circle with Canning scoring 12 goals and Hawkins and Baxter scoring 10 each.
Christie Brinkhuis was the star of the court scoring 17 goals assisted by Chelsea Ross’ 12.
Scoresby Magpies 36 def Warrandyte 27
Coldstream 27 def Croydon North MLOC 21
Vermont 41 def The Basin 28
Vermont 22 def The Basin 21
Two incredibly close games in Division Three but it was second placed Cubs v sixth place Eagles that got all our attention.
At the end of the first quarter the Cubs led by one-goal soon to be overthrown in the second quarter as the Eagles stole the one-goal lead.
Vermont were able to maintain their lead in the third quarter by two goals, holding on in the last to squeeze home and jump into fifth spot.
Jessica Rousch scored an amazing 16 goals assisted by Holly Dalton’s four and Taylah Dale’s one.
Whitehorse 36 def East Burwood 18
Lilydale 28 def Mulgrave 27
East Ringwood 30 def Glen Waverley 26
Montrose 34 def Kilsyth 22
Park Orchards 21 def Montrose 20
A 2nd vs 3rd place display in Division Four as both teams battled it out head-to-head in a very close game.
The match started off with a five-goal difference in favor of Park Orchards. At half-time Park Orchards only scored three goals while Montrose scored six, as they mounted a comeback. It all came down to the last quarter as both teams fought their hardest to come out on top. While Montrose scored seven goals in the last quarter to Park Orchards five, it wasn’t enough to win, losing by only a goal.
Park Orchards remains in second place sitting at a 9-1 record.
East Burwood 29 def Glen Waverley 15
Nunawading 40 def Silvan 19
Heathmont 31 def Mulgrave 14
Ferntree Gully 36 def Boronia 25
Vermont 27 def Upper Ferntree Gully Red 20
Sitting in first place with an undefeated record of 9-0, Vermont had a scare in the first half of the game on Friday night. The game started off with an even seven-goal apiece first term and before Upper Ferntree Gully edged out to a two-goal lead at the main break.
This was enough to scare Vermont to step up their defense and attack to avoid going home with their first loss of the season. A fire ignited under Vermont as they dominated in the goal circle scoring eight goals to Upper Ferntree Gully’s four. Vermont applied a lot of pressure on Upper Ferntree Gully to stop them from outscoring them in the last quarter. The Eagles walked away with a seven-goal victory and remain undefeated.
Stephanie Issa scored 11 goals for Vermont while Kellie Phillips and Jessica Scida both assisted with eight each.
Ringwood 36 def Coldstream Black 32
Balwyn 47 def Coldstream Red 23
Upper Ferntree Gully Blue 42 def Scoresby 28
Chirnside Park 32 def Knox 20
Kilsyth 32 def East Ringwood 27
Fifth place, East Ringwood v 10th place, Kilsyth was a very close game on Friday night. While the game started off in favor of the Kangaroos by one-goal, halftime ended with both teams on an even eight-goals each. At the end of the third quarter, the Cougars scored two-goals more than the East Ringwood, putting them in the lead by only one-goal, before pulling out to a five-goal winning margin.
Kilsyth move up a place to ninth on the ladder while East Ringwood move down to sixth.
Montrose 38 def Heathmont 28
Glen Waverley 22 def Mitcham 20
South Croydon 35 def Ringwood 10
Coldstream 43 def Boronia 24
Coldstream 34 def South Belgrave 16
Coldstream enjoyed a comfortable win over South Belgrave on Friday night. Although the game started of close with Coldstream in the lead by a single goal, South Belgrave couldn’t keep up with Coldstream as they only scored five goals at the end of halftime compared to Coldstream’s 10. Coldstream continued to outscore South Belgrave at the end of each quarter making them the winners by 18 goals.
Laura Atkins scored an incredible 27 goals for Coldstream assisted by Rebecca Jackson’s seven.
Waverley Blues 24 def Nunawading 7
Montrose Storm 33 def Kilsyth 12
Heathmont 30 def Montrose Thunder 7
The Basin 22 def East Burwood 14
Basin enjoyed a nice win over East Burwood on Friday night. Again, the game started off close with The Basin in the lead by only one-goal. By the end of halftime both teams have an even eight goals as they struggled to score in the goal circle. During third quarter, The Basin pushed their attack and dominated in the goal circle scoring eight goals to East Burwood’s three, enough to get The Basin enough goals to stay in front of East Burwood and push for the win.
Kate Watson scored 16 goals for The Basin while Jessica Thomas and Elly Turcinovic score four and two of their own.
Waverley Blues 29 def Montrose 20
Scoresby 38 def Ferntree Gully 17