Free-scoring GSA hit the target once again in Netball Winter League
GSA Environmental are top scorers in the entire Grimsby & District Senior Netball Winter League following another impressive display and victory in Division Three.
The team have started this season strongly, and they continued to produce great netball in week five of the season, against Peacocks Partyware.
The first half began slowly with both teams taking a while to settle into their rhythm.
GSA's centre (C) Kate Pearce, with regained fitness, covered the court smoothly.
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And with great link-up between goal-shooter (GS) Sarah Lindley and goal-attack (GA) Adrianne Grimley. the goals went through the net.
Not to be outdone, Peacocks Partyware's Toni Clapham (GS) sunk some fantastic shots, taking the half-time score to 18-12 in GSA's favour.
The leaders came back on court with the determination they have shown throughout this season.
And with sharp defending from goal-defence (GD) Michelle Murray and goalkeeper (GK) Shelley Chapman, their lead steadily increased.
Peacocks continued to fight back, forcing errors, and with quick interceptions from Ami Smith (C), they gave GSA Environmental an excellent, fast-paced match.
However, they just could not close the deficit and GSA were victors 37-24.
Also in Division Three, Newly promoted JTS Electrical faced DFDS Seaways on Monday evening, and showed great teamwork in their play.
JTS' Victoria Watson (GD) produced some fabulous interceptions.
And with lovely feeding from wing-attack (WA) Danielle Drinkall, fluid movement around the D by Lyndsay Boothby (GA) followed by great finishing from Mel Cuthbert (GS), JTS looked very impressive.
However, DFDS kept the upper hand and were leading at half time 12-7.
With excellent interceptions from Gemma Gordon (C) along with the dogged determination of Jo Watson (GA) – who always gives 100 per cent – DFDS held on for the win 24-17
In Division Four, Pisces are a recently formed 'Back to Netball' team playing in their first season of the Grimsby Senior League.
The first half of their game against S Grantham Electrical saw some steady play from both teams with even exchanges of goals, making a half-time score of 11-10 to Pisces.
The second half started slowly with Grantham taking the upper hand thanks to some excellent linking play.
However, Pisces soon found their stride which resulted in some super feeding into the D by Lesley Barwood (C) and Kirsty Gilbert (WA), with Sam Victory and Lauren Sanderson scoring some cracking shots which saw Pisces pull ahead.
They maintained this lead to secure their first win of the season.