Hucclecote Netball Club U.16's Panthers Over Power South West Teams
Hucclecote Panthers attended the South West Regional U.16Seeding tournament last weekend looking slick and ready for action in their new dresses provided by sponsor Peter Hickman Hairdressers.
The seeding tournament which had 15 teams participating, was to sort out the top 7 teams to go into the South West Regional Division One side, with all others forming Division Two.
Looking slick in their new kit , Panthers took the courtmotivated and ready to go. They demonstrated their strength and depth from the outset, overpowering their opposition in the opening games. Their toughest match of the day proved to be Jersey Jets but they remained calm and showed great composure with their Captain Ella Powell Davis turning a critical ball which they enabled them to take the game by a goal leaving them top of their leader board. They were the only team to remain undefeated all day earning them the honour of a first division place.
Whilst all squad members played well, credit must be given to 14 year old Jane Taylor who netted consistently throughout the day achieving 80% , and to Elisha New on her debut at this level showing great pace, drive and determination on court.
The talented squad of 10, played 7 games, produced 7 wins, leaving Gilly Salter, a very happy Coach. With over half the squad a year young, Hucclecote's future continues to look bright. This was a great squad effort for their first run out at Regional level and they were superbly supported by theHucclecotge Parental Brigade.
Squad: E. Powell Davies (Capt), E. Hale, J. Taylor, L. Martin, E. New, B. Adkins, I. Robinson, E. Spark, C. Santacroce, E. Saunders
Results:- v Yeovil won24-6
West Exe won13-4
Team Bath Bwon12-3