Vipers continued their undefeated streak to remain top of the table this Saturday with another win against the Taunton’s Priory. The game began with a quick turn over of the Priory centre pass, Vipers started as they meant to go on with strong defending by Kim and Becky holding Priory to only 4 successful attacking attempts, closing the quarter 14-4.
Vipers continued to work together as a unit and Shelley battled in the centre court to allow swift passing to the awaiting shooters. Priory faltered against strong play from Vipers with pressured passes going astray and quickly picked up by the always ready Vipers defence. The first half closed with Vipers in the lead 26-9.
The third quarter was much the same for Vipers with continued strong passing and definitive movement. Deb covered ground all over the court providing back up to both the attack and the defensive circles. Vipers continued to push ahead finishing the quarter 36-18.
The final quarter saw Vipers have a switch around with Andrea moving to GD, working hard in the circle making multiple tips and interceptions. Ness and Helen impressed with fantastic shooting from all parts of the shooting circle. Momentum was very much with the home team, then in the final minutes injury hit and super sub Darby came on at GS, slotting the ball in the net as the clock ticked down. The game ended 50-28. Players of the Match (voted by Priory) Ness and Shelley. Players Player (voted by Vipers) Kim.