Juniors show strength on Pink Day

Jorja Connellan patrolled the centre for Ocean Grove. 180863

By Emma Badrock

There was a great atmosphere at the annual ‘Pink Day’ match against Queenscliff, with lots of strong junior netball on display.

Round 7 vs Queenscliff

13/1 – Ocean Grove 9 vs Queenscliff 13

It was an extremely tough match for the Under 13 girls, with both teams giving it everything they had. Grove went into the final quarter with a three-point buffer but Queenscliff proved to be too strong and ended up taking the win.

Best: Lexie Annand

13/2 – Ocean Grove 14 vs Queenscliff 8

Queenscliff started the match off well but Ocean Grove ramped it up after quarter time to take the lead which they kept right through to the end.

Best: Lily Hallam, Ella McGlynn, Zoe Hildebrandt.

15/1 – Ocean Grove 22 vs Queenscliff 9

After a close first quarter, Ocean Grove was able to take the lead and dominate the second half, taking the win by 13.

Best: Annabelle Soppitt, Anna Smith, Jordan Coad.

15/2 – Ocean Grove 18 vs Geelong Amateur 26

The U15 Division 2 girls took on Geelong Ammos this week. They started the game off strong in the first quarter before the Ammos came back to level things up at half time. Unfortunately for Ocean Grove, Geelong was too strong and went on to control the second half.

17/1 – Ocean Grove 34 vs Queenscliff 18

It was another convincing win for the U17s this week. After coming out strong to lead the first quarter, Queenscliff could’t keep it up for the rest of the game, allowing Ocean Grove to take control.

Best: Elli Campbell, Isabelle Teague, Jessie Allen.

17/2 – Ocean Grove 31 vs Queenscliff 6

It was an easy match for the U17/2s who took out the win against Queenscliff. Despite having a few players missing, they were able to come together and control all areas of the court.

Best: Caitlin Harris, Jorja Connellan, Taylah Jeffrey.