ROCHESTER netballers had a good day out on the court against Euroa in the Goulburn Valley League on Saturday, winning four out of the five games.
Under 15s: After coming off a draw last week the girls came out firing.
Great defensive pressure from Tegan Williams and Poppy Palmer saw them taking numerous intercepts and rebounds.
With Teal Hocking and Ellie Moroney goaling accurately everyone’s hard work saw the girls up 34-13 at half-time.
Some changes saw Leila Palmer and Krystal Conder move into the goal ring and they continued the great form with some beautiful movement and shooting.
Charlee Roulston, Alex Ingram and Alannah Weeks worked hard in mid-court with great defensive work and smart attacking moves.
Best: Krystal Conder, Alannah Weeks and Tegan Williams
Scores: Roch 68 d Euroa 28.
Under 17s: The girls had a nice start to the game with Ella McPhee back in the ring combining beautifully with Tazarni Clarke.
Some great drives and accurate feeding from Lizzy Ingram and Ava Cottam helped the girls with a handy lead at half-time.
The girls powered on in the second half thanks to tight defensive pressure from Poppy Palmer and Eliza Williams.
Elle Palmer made sure she had every rebound there was and Georgia Maiden worked hard through mid-court making sure the ball was delivered safely to the attackers.
Best - Eliza Williams, Elle Palmer and Tazarni Clarke
Scores: Roch 55 d Euroa 23.
B reserve: Trailing by one goal at half-time both teams had been going goal for goal.
It was the premiership third quarter that Rochy was able to surge ahead by five goals with accurate shooting from Alannah Gilmore and Kristen Moroney.
Pinpoint passes from Kristy Roulston in centre and Naomi Riordan in WA both provided great opportunities into the ring.
It was now up to the team to withhold the Magpies charge in the last with great poise from Grace Ingram, Zali Hocking and Lana Marsh who all intercepted under immense pressure.
The team able to celebrate with relief by defeating Euroa by five goals in the absence of player/coach Maddie Frawley.
Scores: Roch 50 d. Euroa 46.
Best: Alannah Gilmore, Kristen Moroney and Zali Hocking.
B grade: The girls played a strong game against Euroa with an improved performance in the second half.
Defenders Rosy Miechel, Jamie Dingwall and Linda Rasmussen all intercepted the ball several times as Sarah Ingram drove well through mid-court.
Our goalers in Annie Hughes and Tammy McIntosh moved well in the ring, while Shannen Keath played a strong game in wing attack.
Best: Linda Rassmusen, Jaime Dingwall and Rosy Miechel
Scores: Rochester 34 lt Euroa 43.
A grade: The Tigerettes came out firing with hopes of a good win on the cards.
Defensive duo Abbey Dingwall and Maddy Holt were on fire restricting Euroa to just 14 goals in the first half.
At the other end of the court Morgan Dingwall and Sahra Brooks shot well and moved with flare in the circle.
Lillian Ward celebrated her 150th game in style combining well with Ella Roulston and Ellie Cutriss through mid-court.
Rosy Miechel came on in the last quarter to show she fitted in well in the GK position getting tips and intercepts.
Best: Ella Roulston, Ellie Cuttriss and Maddy Holt.
Scores: Rochester 64 d Euroa 30.