Honiton Netball League
PUBLISHED: 09:00 02 December 2009 | UPDATED: 00:38 16 June 2010
With both Angels and Wasps without fixtures this week Flamingos A returned to the top of the table.
Division One: Uplowman 37,Complete Meats 16; Flamingos A46, Bo-Peeps 8.
with both Angels and Wasps without fixtures this week Flamingos A returned to the top of the table as a result of their comprehensive victory over Bo-Peeps, who fell to their first defeat without gaining a point.
With Trish Warwick playing well at WA, the Flamingos established early dominance and were 14-1 up at quarter time. By half way the lead was 23-4. Although Faye Webb worked hard for Bo-Peeps at both centre and GA, the Flamingos were too strong and ran out winners by 46-8.
Complete Meats are still looking for their first win of the season after their defeat at the hands of Uplowman.
Unfortunately for the Meats they were up against it from the start as they had to play the game a player short. Uplowman started stronger and were 10-3 ahead at quarter time before increasing this to 19-7 by half way.
Although Hayley Ward worked hard for the Meats, the Uplowman side, well led by Viv Grant, were just too strong and finished winners by 37-16 with Meats just missing out on a point.
1Flamingos A 8+16520
2Keeley's Angels 6+12718
6Tip Top T Oaks 6-818
8Complete Meats 6-1303
Division Two: JD Tyres 30,Lyme Bay 7; Tip Top Trees Acorns17, Met Office Weather Girls 29; Sidmouth Toucans 31,Bampton 29; Flamingos B 36,NAS Vehicle Repairs 17.
With another four games in division two, the table at the end of the evening is still looking tight with the top four still in contention and Sidmouth Toucans back in with a chance.
The Toucans are back in contention after their close fought game with Bampton ended in a win for the Sidmouth side.
Anna Cloke played well for the Toucans, Amanda Blackmore did well for Bampton and the game could have gone either way but it was the Toucans who ended the game victorious with a 31-29 win.
Top of the table Tip Top Trees Acorns were up against unbeaten Met Office Weather Girls. The game started evenly with Acorns shading the first period by 4-3. With Becky Macey playing well again for Weather Girls, they began to gain the upper hand and moved 13-10 in front.
Although Grace McKay was having another fine game for the Trees, they could not get back on level terms and the Met Office continued to outscore them with the result that Acorns slipped to their second defeat and the Met Office rode out the stormy weather to win 29-17 and retain their unbeaten status.
As a result of the Acorns' defeat, it was possible that Flamingos B could return to the top of the table if they could beat NAS Vehicle Repairs and they did so.
They outscored NAS comfortably in the first three quarters to start the final period 30-10 in front.
In the final session, Sarah Green got the Vehicle Repair side playing with more determination and they outscored Flamingos, but their revival was not strong enough and they just missed out on a point as a result of their 17-36 defeat.
Abbi Williams and the Flamingos however, could celebrate a return to the top spot.
The final game saw Lyme Bay up against JD Tyres. Lyme were hoping for win number four, but it was not to be as they were outplayed by a JD Tyres side who have struggled to find their best form so far this season.
With Becky Totten once again doing well, JD Tyres led from the start and although Hannah Cozens worked hard for Lyme Bay they were always chasing the game with the final result being a 30-7 win for JD.
1Flamingos B 9+11924
2TTT Acorns 9+9623
3Met Office WG 8+13922
6Lyme Bay 9-9612
7JD Tyres 7+269
8NAS VRepairs 8-865
9CMC Birds 8-273-3*
* not fulfilling fixture [deducted 3 points]
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