Hundreds of players took part in the 29th edition of the Great Southern’s High School Netball Cup at the Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre this month. Netball WA — Great Southern hosted the annual event on May 5 as 10 schools from across the region hit the courts. More than 100 games were played on the indoor and outdoor courts in glorious weather despite several squads being affected by COVID-19 in the region, reducing total team numbers from 46 to 42. In the Year 7-8 girls’ competition, Denmark finished 24-6 winners against Great Southern Grammar. North Albany Senior High School finished winners over Denmark, recording a 12-7 triumph in the Year 7-8 boys’ division final. Albany Senior High School had a 17-14 win over Narrogin Senior High School in the Year 9-10 girls’ division final. Bethel won the Year 9-10 boys’ title with a 12-4 victory over NASHS in the decider. In a high-scoring affair in the Year 11-12 girls’ final, ASHS beat GSG convincingly, 24-15. ASHS continued their supremacy in the Year 11-12 boys’ division, defeating GSG by eight goals, 20-12. Netball WA — Great Southern regional team leader Kelly Dominiak said the organisation would look to provide more competitions with the provision of boys’ and men’s divisions at the Great Southern Regional Championships in July and eventually through the Great Southern associations.