Hucclecote 59 - Lawn 33 Hucclecote travelled to Lawn for their first meeting of the season. Once the squad had pushed Harriet's mini through the gates (flat battery) they were ready courtside and hungry for a win. The first Q started well with Hucclecote stealing lawns first centre pass, taking the ball straight to goal. The first few minutes were pretty well matched but consistent shooting from Kellie Hull 5/6 and Millie Price 9/9 saw Hucclecote gain the lead. Score at the end of the Q 14 - 9 The second Q was another good one from Hucclecote. Fast paced play from Kate Nicholls and Harriet Pratten saw them move the ball effortlessly through the mid court. Accurate feeds into Hull and Price enabled the lead to stretch even further. Half time score 33 - 14 A stern half time talk to Lawn from Coach Gray must have paid off. The home side came out strong taking a perhaps complacent Hucclecote side by surprise. Lawn attack were now finding their shooters. Hucclecote defence responded well and stepped up to get back in the game. Interceptions from Hayley Neate and Lucy Werrell were moved through court well. The majority of shooting now falling to Hull as Price found herself double marked by the Lawn defence. Quarter score 12 - 10 to Hucclecote with overall score stretched to 45 - 24. The final quarter and Hucclecote were focused to keep the pace of the game fast and go for goals. Kayleigh Garbett-Roberts was strong at the back gaining the rebound when Lawn missed the shot. Hucclecote remained disciplined and reduced the error rate from previous quarters. The lead was stretched further and on the final whistle the score finished with Hucclecote 59 - Lawn 33.

 

Team: Kellie Hull, Millie Price, Kate Nicholls, Harriet Pratten, Lucy Werrell, Hayley Neate, Kayleigh Garbett - Roberts, Katie Noonan

 

Shooting Stats: Kellie Hull 37/41 90%, Millie Price 22/26 85%, Overall 59/67 88%

Player of The Match: Kate Nicholls

Players Player: Millie Price

Coaches Player: Hayley Neate