Tough day out for Warriors netballers

It was a tough day for Stawell Warriors in the Wimmera Netball League when they met with Horsham Demons.

Stawell goal shooter Emma Dwyer takes possession on Saturday.

Stawell goal shooter Emma Dwyer takes possession on Saturday.

Stawell managed just one win for the day and that came in a close battle in the C grade.

Although the scoreboard read 42- 27 at the end of play, Horsham always felt in the contest.

Emma Dwyer had an excellent game in goal shooter and took home the Byron Family/Subway best on court award.

Melinda Jardine also impressed in defence taking home the Deep Core Drilling second best player.

Following C grade the highlights were few and far between with A grade losing 34-73.

Tahleah Haddow played well in her first outing, earning herself best on court with the Warren Earthworks/Nash Hotel award with fellow goalie Liza Cook the other award winner with the Perry's Footwear/Subway award.

B Grade suffered their first loss for the season, going down by five goals.

Kristy Matthews was best on court for the Warriors with the Westlift Cranes/Noodle Box award.

Jodie Hendy won the Rumba award for her work in the mid court.

The under 17 girls put up a strong fight, but went down 37-49 with goalie Jordan Austin the best on court with the Sportspower/Subway award and Dana Humphrey the Subway award recipient.

Horsham looked their best in the under 15 grades with their A graders winning 14-44 and their B graders winning 57-1.

Several of the Horsham B graders featured in interleague sides at the under 13 level, so a win for Stawell never looked likely.

Bonnie Mcllvride was best in the A grade, winning the Gold Reef Clothing award and Abbi Nellthorp the Subway award.

Kasey Bibby-Rickard was the best in the under 15 B grade taking home the Grampians Pharmacy award while Amber Fry took home the Subway award.

In the under 13 Tessa O'Callaghan won the Gold Reef Clothing best on court and Tess Marrow won the Subway award as the team went down 34-56.

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