Ocean Grove storms away

Ocean Grove A Grade discuss tactics at three-quarter time during the win against Newcomb. Pictures: JAMIE CULLUM 153307

OCEAN Grove A Grade stormed away to lead at each quarter and record its first win for the 2016 season on Saturday against Newcomb Power.
A Grade – Ocean Grove 65 d Newcomb 18. Best: K. Ollis, B. Taylor, S. Hackett. Some strong scoring quarters set up the win with handy goaling from Kelsey Ollis, Bridget Taylor creating the play through the mid-court and Shelby Hackett finding her groove on the wing.
B Grade – Ocean Grove 68 d Newcomb 15. Best: K. Titheridge, J. Wood, K. Boswell. B Grade keep motoring along with a full team effort and a goal feast coming from Kate Titheridge with 35 goals, Jen Wood consolidated the defence with Krystal Boswell to keep Newcomb’s score at bay.
C Grade – Ocean Grove 40 d Newcomb 14. Best: E. Bolton, E. Harmer, A. Binns. Attackers Eden Bolton and Eden Harmer taking control with Amber Binns feeding well on the circle.
D Grade – Ocean Grove 70 d Newcomb 11. Best: R. Mayor, G. McMahon, K. Collins. D Grade applied the full court pressure and was rewarded for their efforts via Rachael Mayor on the wing, Gabby McMahon in defence and attacker Kim Collins all coming out on top.
19U – Ocean Grove 42 d Newcomb 13. Best: S. Duckett, K. Peatling, T. Payne. The 19s notched up another win with a strong team effort and full defence from Skylar Duckett and Taya Payne together with Keely Peatling running it out on the wing.
Saturday 16 April, round 3. A Grade – Ocean Grove 25 vs Modewarre 37. Best: V. Rischitelli, C. Parker, E. Moroney. A Grade coach Candice Parker said: “It was a tough game this week but the team held its own and kept Modda’s scoreline down, we’re improving each week, it’s only a matter of time before we really gel and start getting the results we want.” Vanessa Rischitelli provided some great defence and intercepts with young Emily Moroney working tirelessly through the mid court.
B Grade – Ocean Grove 42 vs Modewarre 41. Best: C. Britt, M. Badrock, A. O’Keefe. Young Claudia Britt and Alyse O’Keefe with their workrate denied Modda their chances along with captain Meg Badrock rebounding the ball back into attack.
C Grade – Ocean Grove 12 vs Modewarre 20. Best: P. Birch, K. Collett, S. Degenaro. C Grade made numerous changes to challenge a determined Modda with the Grove defence end Paula Birch, Kylie Collett and Sarah Degenaro taking turns to create turnovers.
D Grade – Ocean Grove 19 vs Modewarre 25. Best: G. McMahon, N. Maslen, B. Walter. Grove tried to keep Modda ’s scoring down through some defensive work from Gabrielle McMahon and Brooke Walter together with Nikita Maslen charging through the centre.
19U – Ocean Grove 39 vs Modewarre 14. Best: T. Payne, L. Doyle. Defender Taya Payne and centre courter Loretta Doyle continually worked the ball to the attacking end.