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Olympians and Allstars draw big crowd in top division during round six of Katanning Netball Association

Tina BriscoeGreat Southern Herald
Te Taitonga2's Tianna Ryder with the ball.
Camera IconTe Taitonga2's Tianna Ryder with the ball. Credit: Tina Briscoe

Players were re-energised after the long weekend and got back on court for round six in the Katanning Netball Association.

That rhythm began with junior games in the morning and Set played their mini-game, the players flourishing with the consistent Saturday games.

Go juniors prove to be stepping up each week in team spirit and they are showing great determination until the final whistle.

Dumbleyung1's Brie Jackson shooting for goal with Kojonup2's Megan Moffet defending.
Camera IconDumbleyung1's Brie Jackson shooting for goal with Kojonup2's Megan Moffet defending. Credit: Tina Briscoe

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Juniors are dominating the courts and a large group of girls headed to Perth recently for the Fuel to Play & Go Association Championships. They are beaming with new knowledge and insight to try out at home, sharing such ideas and drills in Perth.

Senior teams were rearing to go, with eight games played in the afternoon.

In A/A-reserve Kojonup 1 put their foot down early against Te Taitonga 1 and they went on to score an impressive 48-25 victory.

Allstars1's Mischa Rodney going for goal with Olympians1's Shelley Obst defending.
Camera IconAllstars1's Mischa Rodney going for goal with Olympians1's Shelley Obst defending. Credit: Tina Briscoe

Kojonup 2 were made to work hard in their clash with Dumbleyung 1, scores level for much of the contest. Kojonup pulled away in the fourth quarter though to finish 38-32 winners.

Broomehill came in hard but Allstars 2 lifted a notch at the end and took a glorious win by just three goals, 43-40.

Olympians 1 and Allstars 1 was drew a huge crowd and it was a mighty contest. Allstars 1 took the win comfortably, 61-53.

Te Taitonga2's Tina Briscoe shoots on goal.
Camera IconTe Taitonga2's Tina Briscoe shoots on goal. Credit: Tina Briscoe

In B/C-grade Te Taitonga2 found rhythm from the first quarter, taking care of Cardinals Phoenix with a whopping 71-21 result.

Kojonup 4 couldn’t keep up with Olympians 2 as the latter won 55-25.

Olympians 3 were pushed for the four quarters by Dumbleyung 2, the match going goal for goal. Olympians were strong at the finish and claimed a nailbiter 23-22.

Kojonup's Marcell Harris throws in as Dumbleyung1's Bree Jackson defends.
Camera IconKojonup's Marcell Harris throws in as Dumbleyung1's Bree Jackson defends. Credit: Tina Briscoe

Cardinals Fever got their game on and headed straight for a win, easily beating Kojonup 3 57-18.

Donna Dowdell assisted some of the local umpires in the area.

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