10 January 2018
- Round up
The first matches of the The first matches of the New Year were almost a clean sweep of wins. In the local league Hurricanes currently leading The Prem div had a convincing win over Stroud 63-26. It was good to see Becky Vaughn back on court after a long lay off & also Ella Langford in her first match for 2 years. Lightning hot on their heels in 3rd place in the table, also had a good win 55-32 over Survivors. Katya Jennings & Ffion Williams were both on form shooting. Meg Seyers stepped up from Storm & put in a strong performance at WD. Storm, slightly depleted had a closely contested match with Randwick with never more than 4 or 5 goals between them. Storm fought hard till the final whistle but went down narrowly by 3 losing 37-40. Regional Comets in a morning game in Bristol v Mavericks came away with a great win 44-32. This result has elevated Comets to 2nd place in Div 2. Regional Stars in Div1 also had a win with a more convincing result 59-26 over Almondsbury. Hucclecote Prem had to make the round trip of over 450 miles to hang onto top slot in National Prem 2. They met a much improved Grangetown & in a physical encounter earned a win 54-48. Sam Cook was named Mizuno player of the match. U16 Pumas in the Bentham league secured their 2nd win- albeit by only 2 goals 20-18 over Cirencester. Well done all teams.