Warriors netballers just short

 Stawell Warriors A grade played their best game of the Wimmera Netball League season, but came up just short against a stronger Horsham Saints.

Stawell Warriors fell just short in A grade netball, despite playing well.

Stawell Warriors fell just short in A grade netball, despite playing well.

Former United star Sharron Fedke has joined the Saints camp this year and proved a handful for defenders Ellen Williams and Lisa Fleming.

Both Williams and Fleming stood up strongly against Fedke, earning themselves best on court honours.

Williams took out the Warren Earthworks/Nash award, while Fleming took home the Subway/Perry's Shoes award.

The attacking end still had their problems and the final score was Horsham Saints 46 defeating Stawell 41.

B Grade provided one of two wins for the day for Stawell with a 45-29 victory.

Tracey Dark was excellent in defence seeing herself the Westlift/Noodle Bar best on court, while for the second week running, Jodie Hendy in the mid court was unstoppable, leaving her with the Rumba award.

C grade were the other Stawell team to leave the court smiling with a 42-27 win.

Bec Mellor was the best player on the day with her shooting and passing winning her the Byron Family best on court.

Christine Graveson was second best taking home the Deep Core Drilling award.

The junior Warriors had a hard day losing badly in each of the games.

In the under 17s it was a 28-61 defeat with Kirby Griffiths judged best on court, winning the Sportspower/Subway award and Dana Humphrey the Subway award.

Both ends struggled in the under 17s due to the height difference between Stawell and Horsham Saints.

The under 15 A grade lost 17-61 and never really looked comfortable.

Daisy Walker was best on court with the Gold Reef Clothing award and Dana Allen second best with the Subway voucher.

Caitlin Hendy and Zoe McGregor were the two standout players in the under 15 B grade match where Stawell lost 1-44.

Hendy was awarded the best on court Grampians Pharmacy award and McGregor the Subway award.

Under 13s also went down 18-26.

The first quarter was Stawell's downfall. Tess Marrow was best on court winning the Gold Reef Clothing award while Eliza Marrow won the Subway award.


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