In the quarter finals of the Bateman cup Hucclecote Lightning were outstanding today. Not only did they hold onto their 4 goal lead for most of the match over Randwick but extended that to win by 6! 
Randwick playing a division higher put pressure on Lightning from the outset but some sparkling defence by trio Catherine Taylor, Helen Harrold & Lizza Mitchell kept Randwick at bay. With shooters Meg Randall & Pheobe Hicks starting to get the measure of the tight marking Lightning built on their narrow lead to go into the 2nd half 8 goals up. In a nail biting 2nd half Randwick rallied but during the final q with Randall & Hicks netting 10/11 & the defence trio again making numerous turnovers, Lightning thoroughly deserved their 6 goal victory and a place in the semi final.