Date Played: 01/07/2017
Kia Ora 7 vs Vic Uni 10
Kia Ora Score: 30
Opposition Score: 28
Second game into the Challenge round and they girls proved they belong in this grade!
It was great to have Kariba back from injury this week, we also had Mayce on the sideline to cover Sarah if needed but she was able to manage a full game – thank you Mayce for your support and making yourself available!
What an epic first quarter! The girls managed to turnover every Vic Uni pass leaving them scoreless in the first 8 minutes of the game! By the end we were up 12 – 2. The message to the girls was not to be complacent and to reset the score to 0 – 0 going into the second quarter.
The shooting from Vic Uni became more accurate and we struggled to shut the ball down through court. They were creeping back in each quarter as we became tired – probably from the physicality of the game. When it mattered in the end, the girls kept their cool and treasured our own passes which thankfully our lead in the first quarter helped us secure a win – and a win is a win!!
POD went to Lucy for an outstanding defensive game, I almost ran out of room in my book for all the tips, intercepts and rebounds she gained! Special mention goes to Amaria for her amazing feeding, attack work and having to put up with the defender she had!
The biggest highlight for me (other than the win) is we managed to get 3 held ball calls against Vic Uni! This showed how much pressure the girls applied and did not give up! Well done ladies, you’re working really well together and achieved a well deserved win!