First game of the season saw newly promoted Paulton A take on Jupiter in the Premier Division.
Paulton started the first quarter with there new look side knowing they had nothing to lose against the league winners from last season. They took a few minutes to settle but held there own and made sure Jupiter knew they had a battle ahead of them. Even though Paulton were behind by 5 goals 3-8.
Into the second quarter and Paulton found there feet with Cheryl and Davina scoring well and the defence making some good interceptions. At half time Jupiter still lead by 4 goals 13-17.
The third quarter started and Paulton knew they really had to up there game to get the scores level. But some good interceptions for Jupiter saw them extend there lead to 18-27. With a few minutes remaining of the quarter Deb injured her ankle and come off so a change was made with Helen coming on at WA and Hayley moving to C.
The last quarter and Paulton made another change with Jade coming on at C. A good 15 minutes for Paulton with some excellent court play but they unfortunately couldn’t level the score. Final whistle Jupiter won 40-27.
An excellent performance for the first game of the season in the top league.
Player of the Match Cheryl Wiltshire