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Two wins for Katanning’s 14-and-under team at association championships in Perth

Tina BriscoeGreat Southern Herald
The Katanning Netball Association 14-and-under team at the championships in Perth.
Camera IconThe Katanning Netball Association 14-and-under team at the championships in Perth. Credit: Katanning Netball Association

Katanning Netball Association was represented by one team at the Fuel to Go & Play Association Championships in Perth during the WA Day long weekend.

Teams from around WA travelled to play in the annual event across a variety of age groups.

Despite the ongoing issues caused in communities by COVID-19, it was a big three days of action played at the Wembley Sports Park.

Katanning’s sole team played in the 14-and-under division and had a tough few days.

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Mia Ramm in contest for the ball before going out of court against Margaret River.
Camera IconMia Ramm in contest for the ball before going out of court against Margaret River. Credit: Katanning Netball Association

The players pulled their own individual styles together to produce great teamwork and bring home lots of good memories.

The team was coached by Tania Edwards, and Bridgette O’Neill was the assistant coach, with players producing some outstanding gameplay.

The Katanning side had a tough start with two losses to Margaret River and Rockingham on Saturday.

They kept fighting and were rewarded with a fabulous win against Bridgetown.

Lilly Quartermaine leads for the ball against Rockingham.
Camera IconLilly Quartermaine leads for the ball against Rockingham. Credit: Katanning Netball Association

On Sunday, first-up were Leschenault and the team played brilliantly to come away with a win before losing a close tussle by three goals to Geraldton.

In round one of the finals, Katanning faced a rematch with Geraldton, but despite their best efforts they couldn’t pull off a win.

They drew with Bridgetown in their final match of the competition.

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