Following strong wins on Sunday, four Blighty netball teams will take to the court in Picola League finals this weekend.August 20, 2014 3:00am
Four of Blighty’s netball teams are still in contention after the first week of Picola & District Netball League finals.
Despite trailing for most the elimination final on Sunday, the club’s C grade side rallied to score a hard-fought win over Picola United, 48-46.
The Redeyes will face the Deni Rovers in a cut-throat semi-final at Berrigan this Sunday
Blighty’s under-17s also played on Sunday, defeating Berrigan by 10 goals to keep their season alive.
The young Redeyes started strongly and finished the game on a high to win 39-29.
Captain Jemma Lostroh maintained the speed of the game and settled the rest of the girls down when it was necessary.
She was named in her team’s best players alongside Meg Erickson and Gabby Ives.
The under-17s will follow their C grade counterparts to Berrigan on Sunday for a semi-final showdown with Mathoura.
Blighty’s B grade and under-15s finished on top of the ladder and had the weekend off.
The B-graders face Strathmerton in the second semi-final at Jerilderie this Saturday after the Bulldogs defeated Mathoura 47-40 at the weekend.
The under-15s take on the hosts, Jerilderie, who defeated the Deni Rovers 31-28 at the weekend.
The winners of the second semi-finals advance straight to the grand final, while the losers get a second chance in the preliminary final.
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