A GRADE: TANTANOOLA V ROBE
Tantanoola and Robe face off in the Mid South East A Grade first semi-final on Saturday at Hatherleigh in what will be an entertaining contest.
Tantanoola’s Kate Varcoe and Robe’s Annie Regnier will fight hard from the first whistle for their respective teams, working up and down the court to create turnovers and chase up any loose balls.
Tantanoola defenders Kate Bromley and Tayla Rowe combine well in the circle, getting hands to balls and creating turnovers, meaning Robe’s Tori Gluyas and Demi Carter will need to move well and be fed with accuracy from outside the circle.
Down the other end of the court Tantanoola’s goalies Emma Gould and Keryl Ousey will use their height to their advantage in the circle, but will have a lot of pressure applied from Robe’s Emma Wheal and Georgia Perkins.
This game has the potential to be close, with both teams coming away with a win in the minor rounds.
A RESERVE: PORT MACDONNELL V TANTANOOLA
After battling for fourth place, Tantanoola will face Port MacDonnell in the A Reserve first semi-final.
Both teams came away with a slight win in the minor rounds and will come out firing from the first whistle.
Port MacDonnell’s Kirby Carrison and Cody Manning combine well in the goal circle for the Demons, shooting with accuracy and fighting for any rebounds.
However, they will be defended intensely by Tantanoola’s Michelle Robinson and Lucy Barber.
Tantanoola’s Krystal Redden and Port MacDonnell’s Isabella Lamb will have a good tussle throughout the court, both players fighting to gain possession for their team.
Down the other end of the court Tantanoola’s Bianca Taylor and Shelby Ryan are able to create space and shoot throughout the circle.
Demons Nicola Collins and Isabella Sneath will fight hard to create turnovers for their side, feeding the ball back down the court with the help of Kate Winterfield.
These teams have had close games through the minor rounds, both having a win to their name and the game has the potential to go either way.
B GRADE: PORT MACDONNELL V GLENCOE
Glencoe and Port MacDonnell go head-to-head in the B Grade first semi final.
Port MacDonnell’s Jenni Taylor and Montanna Millard will need to work hard to curb the influence of Glencoe goalies Kayla Medhurst and Brittany Liebich, who move well in the circle and are fed with accuracy from outside by Hayley Dunsford and April von Duve.
Port MacDonnell goalies Kelly Millard and Jess Grigg will combine well and shoot with accuracy throughout the circle, but they will be under intense pressure from Murphies Kayla McInnes and Kate Sealey.
Port MacDonnell has won both times these teams met throughout the minor rounds and are likely to go through to the preliminary final.
B RESERVE: MOUNT BURR V PORT MACDONNELL
Mount Burr and Port MacDonnell face off in the B Reserve first semi-final.
Both teams will be vying for a win after finishing the season with a win each in their match-ups through the minor rounds.
Port MacDonnell goalies Robyn Hill and Amber Moulden combine well in the goal circle, with Hill holding well and fed with accuracy from outside by Arriella Smith and Salem Moody.
Mount Burr’s Rebecca Fox and Dawn Smith will put the pressure over Port MacDonnell’s shots, chasing up any loose balls, feeding the ball back down the court with the help of Hannah Fraser and Zali Burns.
Down the other end of the court Port MacDonnell’s Brooklyn Jones and Fiona Scott will be applying pressure to Mount Burr’s goalies Sophie Jankowski and Ava Smith-Muhovics.
This game has the potential to go either way.
17 AND UNDER: TANTANOOLA V KONGORONG
Tantanoola is set to face off against Kongorong this Saturday, with a preliminary final berth reward for a victory.
Both teams had a win in the minor rounds and will be eager to claim a victory to guarantee that preliminary final position.
Tantanoola’s Bella Poulish will lead from the goal circle as a focal point in the attack line, pairing well with Molly Cushion.
Kongorong’s Kyla Gordon and Hayley McInnes will apply a strong pressure through the Tigers’ attack line, forcing errors before feeding the ball back down the court through Tahlia Von Stanke and Paige Hicks.
Tantanoola defenders Charli Kaigg and Holly Walker will put the pressure over the shot of Evie Sealey and Becky Duivenvoorde.
Any turnovers will be worked down the court by Tigers Demi Bevan and Ebony Cytrowski. Both teams will come out firing from the first whistle, fighting hard to come away with the win.
15 AND UNDER: PORT MACDONNELL V MOUNT BURR
Port MacDonnell and Mount Burr play off against each other in the first game of the day for the first semi-final.
Port MacDonnell’s Layla McPherson and Chelsea Fulham will work hard to apply pressure and create turnovers for Mount Burr’s Sarah Sigston and Stella Davis.
Sigston and Davis are both able to shoot with accuracy in the circle for the Mozzies, being fed well from outside the circle by Kaylah Wilson and Lola Schultz.
Down the other end of the court Demons goalies Chloe Day and Bailee Lewis are able to shoot well, supported by Lily Jacob and Bree Ridding.
Mount Burr’s Sara Smith will use her knowledge and experience on court to help guide her team from the defensive end.
After a tough fight from both teams this game is likely to go the way of the Demons, as it has through the minor rounds.
13 AND UNDER: HATHERLEIGH V MOUNT BURR
Hatherleigh and Mount Burr go head-to-head in the first semi-final for the 13 and Under netballers.
Both teams have had a win in the minor rounds and will need to fight hard to secure their place in the preliminary final.
Hatherleigh’s Livvi Faulkner and Sienna Clark combine well in the circle, shooting with accuracy, supported from outside the circle by Alirah Bowman and Grace Andre.
Mount Burr’s Isabelle Ballantyne and Hope Wilson will apply strong defensive pressure in Hatherleigh’s goal circle, forcing errors and creating turnovers, working the ball down the court with the help of Courtney Sigston and Alice Smith.
Down the other end of the court Hatherleigh’s Tilly Prouse and Paige Walters will use their ability to read the play to their advantage, creating pressure for Sophie Smith and Emily Lowndes.
This game has the potential to go either way ,with both teams fighting to play another game.