What a perfect weekend to be back playing Netball, it has been a long time between matches and the first round of the 2021 Mininera and District Netball season didn't disappoint.
Reigning A Grade premier Glenthompson Dunkeld welcomed Tatyoon to Dunkeld where they continued their winning streak with a 51-25 win.
Tatyoon kept the pressure on for the first half but a dominant third quarter for Glenthompson Dunkeld sealed the deal.
Eve Duckmanton and Nikayla Lowe shooting well for Glenthompson Dunkeld while Maggie Astbury shot well for Tatyoon.
Best players for Glenthompson Dunkeld were Kellie Sommerville and Nikayla Lowe with Alice Astbury and Georgia Fleming playing well for Tatyoon.
Woorndoo Mortlake have secured top place on the ladder in all three senior grades with an outstanding day against Caramut.
A Grade took the first quarter to warm up, then had three solid quarters scoring 19 goals a quarter, leading to a 63 goal win.
Sarah Cameron shot 50 goals for Woorndoo Mortlake with Ashlea Spokes shooting 21.
Mid-courter Chole Woods and defender Renae Reynolds were named best players for Woorndoo Mortlake with Jade Carmichael and Alicia Lewis playing well for Caramut.
In the other A Grade games Moyston Willaura went down by just one goal to Wickliffe Lake Bolac, 46 def by 47.
Lismore Derrinallum also scored a 10 goal win over the Ararat Eagles in round one, 42 - 32.
Penshurst had a solid win over Great Western 53-30, with Jessica Crane shooting 34 of their 53 goals.
New recruit Jordan Austin shot 22 of Great Westerns goals. Goal Attack Chloe Uebergang and defender Rachael Mibus were Penshurst best players with Courtney Morrow being Great Western's best.
Reigning B Grade premier Glenthompson Dunkeld also continued their winning streak in a closely played game against Tatyoon 35-30.
Casey Hollard shooting 21 of their 35 goals with defender Ally Gordon and Jessica Field best players for Glenthompson Dunkeld. Mid-courter Stephanie Carter was named best player for Tatyoon.
B Grade Woorndoo Mortlake after a slower start played three solid quarters giving them the win and top spot over Caramut 44-18.
Shona McGuigan shooting 32 of their 44 goals was named best player alongside team mate Stephanie Smith.
Reigning C Grade premier Woorndoo Mortlake had a solid start which continued their winning streak over Caramut 32-4.
Goal Shooter Jill Wade shot 14 goals for the game.
Defender Erin McGuigan was Woorndoo Mortlake's best player with Hannah Delaney and Melanie Tonkin playing well for Caramut.
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