Panthers get their claws into Boston

Boston & District Netball League

League A

Panthers 32 v 11 Boston

PANTHERS got off to a great start with their fast footwork and speedy passing creating an exciting match to watch.

Centre court players Sarah Tinkler and Julie Whales worked closely as a team making some strong passes down to the shooting circle for an early string of goals.

Boston fought hard as the game progressed with defenders Norma Grove and Vanessa Riches making some strong interceptions but Panthers were one step ahead as their own defenders gained possession straight back.

Players’ Player: Sarah Tinkler (WD Panthers); Shelley Fountain (WA Boston).

Bullettes 33 v 28 All Starz

Players’ Player: Helen Pell (GD Bullettes); Bea Ashton (C All Starz).

League B

Boston 3 20 v 18 Boston 2

A CLOSE match between the two Boston teams with both sides working hard to defend closely and make the most of their chances at goal.

Boston 3 got off to a great start with shooters Sarah Beardsley and Amanda Rivers working the ball neatly into the net to give them a three-goal lead in the first quarter.

Boston 2 pushed hard to stay in the game but Boston 3 had the edge keeping their passes tight and moving the ball more widely across court.

Players’ Players: Sarah Beardsley (GS Bos 3); Morgan Dodd (GA Bos 2).

LEAGUE A

Pld W L F A Pts

Bullettes 5 4 1 125 72 21

Boston 1 5 4 1 105 72 20

Panthers 5 3 2 91 56 15

Bunc Black 4 2 3 100 69 11

D Birds Red 4 2 2 50 85 10

All Starz 2 1 1 55 48 7

Fireflies 3 0 3 44 97 2

Bunc White 3 0 3 22 52 1

Bunc Amber 3 0 3 12 53 0

LEAGUE B

Flinders Flyers 5 5 0 0 129 60 25

Flexi-Belles 5 4 1 0 130 51 23

Boston 2 5 3 0 2 94 71 18

Boston 3 6 2 0 4 84 119 13

STanner Shooting Starz 3 2 0 1 69 13 10

Giles 4 1 1 2 56 64 10

BHS 4 2 0 2 50 61 10

Vixens 5 2 0 3 72 94 10

D Birds Black 5 1 0 4 55 110 7

The Royals 6 1 0 5 37 133 6