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Demons play well despite loss

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July 19, 2017

Elouise Barlow lines up her shot in B grade.

Jerilderie’s A grade had a solid game against Blighty but could not get ahead on Saturday.

Tanya Rorato, Elouise Barlow and Belle Bradford worked well together in the attacking end.

Kiara Keating held her usual strength in the midcourt and Elise Watson, Kendall Purcell and Rhiannon Roe worked extremely well in the defensive end, creating numerous turnovers.

Awards: Roe (Best on court), Rorato (SD Landscaping), Keating (Colony Inn) and Barlow (Jerilderie Sports Club).

Demons’ B grade went down 43 to 38 against the Redeyes, making a late charge to finals doubtful.

Jerilderie’s C grade started strongly and played a consistent four quarter game this week.

The defensive duo of Tanya Bradford and Sally Simpson did a stellar job forcing many turnovers and were backed up by Loretta Walker and Tiffany Sutton.

Awards: Bradford (Lawton Ag Spraying), Walker (JNC), Simpson (Colony Inn) and Annalise Barlow (Jerilderie Sports Club).

The Under 17s had a convincing win against Blighty with the final score 74 to 13.

From the second quarter the Dees mixed their positions up seeing Anna Pinnuck in centre, Lauren Knight in WD and Skye Nash giving the goals a go.

Best on court went to Lauren Knight showing her defensive skills.

Skye Nash took the Colony Inn award while Phoebe Aitken and Anna Pinnuck also received awards.

The U13s were missing their key defenders this week but that didn’t stop them trying hard for all four quarters.

Lucy Simpson impressed after being thrown into GD, Brigit Hamilton and Mia Neessen tried hard to find space but Blighty were just too strong.

Awards: Brigit Hamilton (Pine Rise Pumps), Lucy Simpson (Colony Inn), Emma Hamilton (Jerilderie Newsagency) and Mia Neessen (Handball donated by Blighty).

The U11s had a solid game against Blighty this week. Their footwork is improving each week and defence was strong with each and every player trying hard to get their hands up in front of the ball.

Awards: Tori Lawton (MAKATAK), Ellie Simpson (Colony Inn), Katelyn Wilkinson (Jerilderie Bakery) and Abbey A’Vard (Handball donated by Blighty).

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