Tocumwal cruise to victory

By Southern Riverina News

Tocumwal A grade had no trouble defeating rivals Berrigan in round 14 of the Picola Netball League on Saturday.

The Bloods were greeted with a very chilly wind when they travelled to Berrigan.

A grade saw a different line-up take to the court with a few of the Bloods’ regular players absent.

Junior players Jessica Sutton and Alice Chamberlain complemented the defence of Leah Pate and Liana Bacchetto, while Molly Reid fed beautifully into the shooters from her WA position.

Tocumwal awards: Molly Reid and Jessica Sutton.

Final score, Tocumwal 44 to Berrigan 22.

Outstanding defence saw Tocumwal’s B grade come away winners.

Awards: Sherrene Thompson and Liana Bacchetto.

Final score, Tocumwal 39 to Berrigan 31.

Despite another loss the Bloods’ C grade made sure the Saints had to work hard for every turnover.

Tocumwal awards: Eliza Loy and Bianca Bourke.

Final score, Berrigan 41 to Tocumwal 25.

Tocumwal’s C reserve were no match for the Saints.

Tocumwal awards: Jessica Taylor-Tran and Michelle Barnes.

Final score, Berrigan 45 to Tocumwal 18.

It was a close fight for the Bloods’ under 17s once more, but they failed to come back in the fourth term, with the Saints holding on to a five-goal win.

Tocumwal awards: Jessica Sutton, Skyla Griffin and Lucy Bourchier.

Final score, Berrigan 34 to Tocumwal 29.

The U15s Bloods proved too strong for Berrigan, keeping the Saints goal-less in the first half.

Tocumwal awards: Sophi Bury, Jane Hatty and Maddison Howell.

Final score, Tocumwal 35 to Berrigan 4.

Tocumwal’s U13s overcame a slow start to continue their six-game winning streak.

Tocumwal awards: Jessica Bennett, Hayley Palmer and Caitlin Jeffress.

Final score, Tocumwal 16 to Berrigan 9.

The Under 11s were first up in the cold and showed off all their skills and ability to read the play.

Tocumwal awards: Chelsea Coulson, Tayah Gill and Katya Eddy.