School Sport: Redden Court net wins

PUBLISHED: 08:50 03 March 2015 | UPDATED: 08:50 03 March 2015

Redden Court's year seven and eight netball squads face the camera

Redden Court's year seven and eight netball squads face the camera


Year eight girls shine against Saints

Redden Court’s year eight netball squad produced their best performance of the season to beat St Edwards.

All seven players were outstanding, with Katie Hawkes and Freya Duffy making important interceptions and feeding the ball to the mid-court trio in an excellent defensive display.

Grace Roberts, Alice Dickson and Amy Nash displayed fantastic link-up play in the central areas, while Victoria Long and Nicole Payne worked well in the attacking circle and improved their shooting as the game progressed.

Millie Spalding and Ellie Luxton were also on hand in a supporting role as Redden Court ran out 8-3 winners.

Redden Court: Katie Hawkes, Freya Duffy, Nicole Payne, Amy Nash, Grace Roberts (Captain), Alice Dickson, Victoria Long.

The year seven squads also took on their St Edwards rivals, winning three out of four matches.

The A team won 7-2 against their counterparts and beat St Edwards B by a 7-0 margin.

And Redden Court B beat their counterparts 3-0, before losing by the same scoreline to St Edwards A.

Teacher Jenny Canty said: “The girls represented the school immaculately and played with discipline against some very tall and inexperienced players.”

Redden Court A: Abby Vile, Katie Adams, Sarah Henderson, Valeria Ramos, Eunice Cando, Elize Bonning, Zanab Soyage, Cerys Heard.

Redden Court B: Mia Peermamode, Clarissa Martin, Emily Piercy, Jamie Hartwell, Tabitha Seymour, Eloise Lucas, Sophie Hornsby, Lucie Ballard.

*Redden Court’s year eight squad were well beaten by Abbs Cross in their meeting, going down 17-5.

They played some nice netball going forward, but were not as clinical as Abbs Cross, although Millie Spalding and Amy Nash impressed.

Redden Court: Georgia Born, Lillie Neale, Lucy Moles, Millie Spalding, Molly Eagling, Amy King, Rosie Rummell (captain), Amy Nash.

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