Luckily the rain held back for Paulton Tomahawks as they came out fighting against Sharks, the first quarter was close as the whistle blew for quarter time with only one goal holding Tomahawks back from taking the lead.
The second quarter started with both teams making rotations. Davina changed from GS to GK and Darby came on as GS unfortunately the oppositions defence were very dominating in Tomahawks shooting circle with Cheryl determined to pop the goals up into the net. With great passes coming from Jade and Sarah around the circle.
Half time and Tomahawks are a few behind, with more rotations changing Davina back to GS, Kirsty GK and motivational talks from spectators and both captains. The team went back on court ready to turn goals over. The next quarter started with Victoria and Kirsty making life difficult for Sharks attack, getting some great interceptions and putting on the pressure, passing the ball back down the court to Tomahawks shooters. Cheryl and Davina’s link up was unbelievable as the ball kept flying through the net. The rest of the quarter was going goal for goal making it tense for both teams.
Its 25 all, both teams started the last quarter with a win in mind. But it was Tomahawks who were more determined with excellent play coming down the court from Laura and Sarah with Davina and Cheryl taking control in the circle. With cheers and encouragement from the side lines Tomahawks ended the game with a well-deserved win. Tomahawks 35, Sharks 33.
Player of the match awarded to Sarah.
Thanks to all the supporters, it was a great day for Paulton Rovers Netball Club.