Home' Plains Producer : Plains Producer May 14, 2014 Contents Two Wells v Long Plains
BOTH teams started well, TW show-
ing great full court defensive pressure and
held a two-goal lead at the first quarter
break. LP GA, Mikaela Purdie worked
hard and shot with accuracy. Standouts
for the quarter were Nicole Hardy (TW
WD) and Mikaela Purdie (LP GA). TW
TW had a slow start to the quarter
but managed to hold on to the lead. TW
midcourt worked hard to deliver the ball.
However some missed opportunities saw
LP back within a goal at the half time
break. Tracey Aguis (WD) and Cristie
Castle (WA) performed well for TW. TW
LP was up by four goals in the first half
of the third quarter, with strong efforts and
accurate shooting by their goalies, Jane
McBride and Mikaela Purdie. Turnovers
by the TW attacking line saw them steady
and capitalise on opportunities to regain
the lead and finish ahead by one goal at
the third quarter break. Great talk and
positioning by Cristie Castle (TW WA)
gave the goalies many opportunities.
Cristie Castle (WA) performed well for
TW in this quarter. TW 31 – LP 30.
TW managed a few defensive re-
bounds and intercepts to lift the team.
The midcourt also picked up some loose
balls which were converted into goals. Mia
Darling (GK) was a standout for TW in the
final quarter. Final score: TW 47 – LP 42.
A very even 60-minute contest!
Several brilliant intercepts/taps from
Trisha Beere (TW GA) in the midcourt al-
lowed TW to get some valuable turnovers
early in the first quarter. TW C, Madeleine
Seccafien drove well from the centre third
onto the goal circle and positioned herself
beautifully to pass into the goalies. LP
GS, Amy Daniel shot well to keep LP in
the game. Standouts were Trisha Beere
(TW) and Amy Daniel (LP). TW 13 – LP 8.
TW came out firing in the second
quarter, taking control of the game with
some great defensive pressure and ac-
curate shooting to take a 14-goal lead
into half time. LP goalies utilised every
opportunity, but they just weren’t getting
enough. Standouts included Madeleine
Seccafien (TW C) and Krystal Uern (LP
TW started strongly with great
defensive turnovers by GD Rhiannon
Wendland and GK Cheryl Herman. LP
finished the quarter strong with some
great shooting by both goalies. Rhiannon
Wendland (GD) played a great quarter
With a safe lead going into the fourth
quarter, TW experimented with their
attack line, continuing to apply great
defensive pressure and forcing turnovers.
Accurate shooting by TW GA, Steph
Walker helped to secure the match. LP
never gave up but in the end, TW were
too strong. Standout players were Steph
Walker (TW GS) and Shelley Tynan (LP
C). Final score: TW 57 – LP 30.
A very scrappy quarter from both
teams resulted in a low score at quarter
time. Multiple opportunities were missed
by both teams. LP GS, Lauren Wilson shot
well from a distance. Lauren Wilson (LP
GS) played well this quarter. TW 6 – LP 6.
Following the first break, TW set-
tled early and TW GS, Brooke Schuit
converted many midcourt intercepts.
Sandee Applebee at GK for TW had an
amazing quarter, turning over lots of balls.
Standout player was Sandee Applebee
Position changes by TW at half time
saw Kate Lange switch to C and have a
great influence on the game. Shannen
Weir at WD played tight one-on-one
defence, creating many turnovers. Kate
Lange performed well for TW. TW 36
TW played disciplined netball in the
last quarter, scoring 21 goals to Longies’
5. LP C, Kateena Humphreys fought hard
and kept driving for her team. Standout
players were Brooke Schuit (TW GS) and
Kateena Humphrys (LP C). Final score:
After a slow start, TW played three
great quarters to come home with a
TW won the toss electing to take the
first centre pass. LP came out strongly,
managing to turn the ball over and score
the first two goals of the game. TW
regained their confidence and began to
dominate the first quarter. TW GS, Wendy
Salter shot amazingly well, scoring a
massive 13 goals. Standout player was
Wendy Salter (TW GS). TW 16 – LP 3.
Megan Renshaw came off the TW
bench going into GA, which proved suc-
cessful as she strongly contributed to the
TW score line. Frustration was shown in
the LP defence as the experience and ac-
curacy from Wendy Salter seemed all too
much. TW defenders Jasmine Schmidt
(GD) and Alicia Stirling (GK) had an ex-
ceptional first class quarter, preventing
LP from scoring in the second quarter.
Standout players were Jasmine Schmidt
and Alicia Stirling (TW). TW 31 – LP 3.
Hayley Baker came on into GA for LP
in the third, hoping to lift the team and get
them back in the game. LP managed to
add another three goals to their score,
but that just wasn’t enough as TW had
another strong quarter. TW attackers
Rachel Lange (C) and Maddy Sayner
(WA) showed great speed in the midcourt,
making it difficult for LP to turn the ball
over. Again TW defence was strong forc-
ing LP to take difficult long range shots.
Rachel Lange played a great quarter for
LP moved Rhiannon Barry into GA for
the final quarter, and it worked well as
they had their highest scoring quarter for
the game. TW rotated their attack mov-
ing Lisa Cocks into C and Rachel Lange
into WA. TW GA, Hayley Squires shot
some impressive long range shots and
her fast feet in the circle made it difficult
for the LP defenders to keep up. Hayley
Squires (TW) was a standout performer
this quarter. Final score: TW 62 – LP 11.
TW dominate the game, wining every
quarter comfortably. TW showed speed,
strength and accuracy all over the court –
winning by an impressive 51 goal margin.
LP got a turnover early allowing their
GA Nicole Gregory to score the first goal.
Once TW settled, GA Sharna Rendell
started her game strong shooting some
impressive long range goals. TW C,
Rachel Williams showed some great
speed down the court. Standout players
included Sharna Rendell (TW) and Nicole
Gregory (LP). TW 11 – LP 4.
Melanie Smith moved into C for LP,
to try and slow down TW pace, but TW
WD, Brooke Mullins and GD Amy Moss
continued to apply great pressure, taking
intercepts and forcing loose balls. Dayna
Heaft (LP GK) applied strong pressure on
the TW goalies. It was an even quarter
with both teams only scoring seven goals.
Brooke Mullins (TW WD) and Dayna
Heaft (LP GK) played exceptionally well.
TW GA, Sharna Rendell and GS
Sarah Dinham had a great partnership in
the goal circle, moving well and scoring 11
goals in the third, increasing their overall
lead to 13. Kylie Snowden moved into
WD for LP and took great intercepts, but
the goalies weren’t able to convert them
into goals and TW GK, Chloe Brohan
rebounded strongly not allowing the LP
goalies any second chances. Standout
players were Chloe Brohan (TW GK) and
Sarah Dinham (TW GS). TW 28 – LP 15.
LP had a promising start to the final
quarter, with GK Dayna Heaft turning the
first TW centre pass over and GS Melanie
Smith scoring from it. TW C, Jess Stringer
was consistent in the mid court offering
great attack and defensive skills. LP didn’t
give up and put pressure on till the last
whistle. Standouts for this quarter were
Jess Stringer (TW) and Melanie Smith
(LP). Final score: TW 36 – LP 19.
TW came out firing, having a seven-
goal lead at the first break. LP were
consistent, but struggled to make up the
deficit in goals.
A slow start to the first quarter until
both teams settled, with LP applying
great pressure, forcing TW to make silly
errors. LP GA, Amber O’Brien shot well.
TW scored the first three goals, bring-
ing the score to seven-all, TW GA, Laura
Oakley positioned herself well under the
ring and took some great rebounds. TW
defence worked well to get turnovers in
the defensive end, but pressure by LP
in the mid court allowed them to turn the
balls back over. Georgia McArdle (LP
C) was a star performer this quarter.
Aslow start by TW allowed LP to score
five quick goals to their one. Georgia
McArdle continued to dominate in the
centre third, taking great intercepts. A
strong quarter by LP restricted TW to just
An even start to the fourth quarter,
LP goalies moved well in the goal circle
with GA Amber O’Brien rebounding and
shooting well. Final score: TW 26 – LP 17.
It was a fairly even game. LP only
made one change for the game which
allowed them to remain settled for each
quarter. TW’s third quarter really let
An evenly contested first quarter with
slightly slippery conditions causing a
scrappy game, good defensive work at
both ends of the court saw the shooters
from both teams having to work hard.
Standout players included Chantelle
Harrison (TW WA) and Keisha Gregory
The second quarter saw a continua-
tion of the tightly contested first quarter.
LP GA, Keisha Gregory continued her
accuracy in front of the goals making
the TW defenders, Jamie Stringer and
Rhiannon Ludewig, work hard. Jamie
Stringer (TW) and Angie Barr (LP WD)
played well this quarter. TW 13 – LP 14.
TW changed defenders at half time,
clawing back the one goal half time deficit,
both teams going goal for goal throughout
the quarter. Standout player was Grace
Slattery (TW GK). TW 18 – LP 18.
The final quarter saw LP make the
most of TW’s unforced errors and saw
them draw away to win by seven goals.
Standout player for the final quarter was
Keisha Gregory (LP GA). Final score:
A closely contested game played with
great spirit by both teams.
The first quarter began with TW get-
ting two quick goals, with Jade Morrison
and Tanika Wearne working well in the
goal ring. Dede Garland (LP WA) and C
Zali Walsh had some great passes to their
goalies. Standouts were Jade Morrison
(TW GA), Ruth Slattery (TW WA), and LP
C, Zali Walsh and GA Tamika Gregory.
TW began the quarter leading by four
goals, continuing their great play and
getting the ball to GA Jade Morrison and
GS Tanika Wearne, resulting in goals.
The LP girls also played well, getting
the ball to their goalies Jade Graham
and Tamika Gregory with great passing
skills. Standout players for this quarter
were Jade Morrison (TW GA) and Jade
Graham (LP GS). TW 15 – LP 11.
LP came back fighting harder as they
were still four goals down after an even
second quarter, quickly getting the centre
pass out and then straight into the goal
ring resulting in quick goals. TW slowed
down and started to tire in their game
play. Standouts included Zali Walsh (LP
C) and Britt Lane (LP GD). TW 18 – LP 18.
With LP playing well in third quarter,
the final quarter began with both teams
sitting on 18 goals each. Both sides
played well with TW regaining their team
play. LP GA, Tamika Gregory and GS
Jade Graham played an outstanding
last quarter, resulting in LP winning by
two goals. Standout players were Tamika
Gregory (LP GA) and GS Jade Graham.
Final score: TW 25 – LP 27.
A slow start by both teams due to the
ball being slippery from the wet courts.
TW GA, Carla Harris scored the only two
goals for the quarter. Good defence by
TW GD, Kirra Robertson. TW 2 – LP 0.
Both teams improved their catching
in the second quarter, as the girls ac-
climatised to the conditions. The game
flowed much better in the second quarter.
Yazmin Cailes (TW) played will in GK,
intercepting passed and she worked well
The third was a big scoring quarter
for TW, with nine goals scored. WD
Alycia Presland and GD Kaitlyn O’Brien
assisted TW well in the mid court. LP
defenders, Keira Lockwood and Maddy
Litzau worked hard on their defence and
tried to stop the TW goals. TW 13 – LP 0.
TW finished off the game with five
more goals in the final quarter. TW C,
Jazlyn Southwell and WA Montana
Wallace worked well together moving
the ball down the court. Jasmine Gibson
(LP GK) gave it her all in the last quarter
and did well in defence against a strong
TW attack. Final score: TW 18 – LP 0.
TW played a strong game which
reflects in the final score. A great game
to watch. Big improvements all round
for all players.
Plains Producer, Wednesday May 14, 2014
Two Wells girls lift in final quarter
BEC Houston, Long Plains A5.
RACHEL Williams about to pass for Two Wells in A5.
SHAUNA Ashby shoots
for Mallala in the 15 and
under match at Balaklava,
defended by Balaklava’s
MALLALA C, Kate Wilson,
tries to intercept as
Balaklava’s Bianca Smith
gets ready for a catch during
the 15 and under game at
Balaklava on Saturday.
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