Spartans earn vital netball success

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Woodhall Spartans earned a narrow 32-29 success against Fresh Fitness in the Skegness Netball League.

Fresh Fitness had an eight-point handicap going into the game, which made for a tight contest.

Woodhall started off strongly with some fast play enabling them to maintain their lead through the first quarter, goal defence R. Beebe managing to keep the Fresh Fitness attack mostly at bay.

Fresh Fitness started to dominate in the second quarter with some great link-up play allowing the attackers the opportunity to get some momentum.

A switch in mid-court for Woodhall saw R. Littleworth come more into the game at centre, combining well with C. Wilson at wing attack.

The switch paid dividends in the final quarter as Woodhall upped the tempo. Their defence containined the opposition well as the mid-court trio of F. Poulsom, R. Littleworth and C. Wilson moved the ball quickly into E. Beebe and M. Roworth, who finished off the match strongly in front of goal.

Overall, it was a tightly contested game with Fresh Fitness just falling short of overcoming their handicap.

R. Littleworth took the umpires’ player of the match accolade, with E. Beebe getting players’ player for Woodhall.