Tequiras claim netball grand final

Tequiras-Grand-Final-2013-251The Tequiras 1 have taken out the A-1 Division Karratha Netball Association grand final by the skin of their teeth after the Cougars 1 put up a tremendous fight last Saturday September 21.

The Tequiras entered the decider as hot favourites, having been undefeated all season, but the valiant Cougars team had all the answers as the teams finished deadlocked at the final whistle to take the game into overtime.

The Tequiras only managed to break clear of a tiring Cougars outfit in the final minutes of the game to record a 51 to 48 victory.

Tara Newnham was named the best player in the game.

But in a day in which grand finals were contested in all local netball divisions and age groups, the Cougars club still managed to taste success as Cougars 2 triumphed over the Sierras in A2 competition.

The Tequiras also showed the depth of their squad as the Tequiras 4 defeated the Tequiras 3 in B1- Division, while the Gems outpointed
the Cougars in B2.

Among the junior teams, the Sierras were victorious in U17s with Teanne Brown producing a dominating performance as the best player.

Brook Smith claimed the player of the match award in the U15s as the Tequiras 8 took home the title, while Tequiras 11 won the U13s and the Millars Well Marvels the U11 titles.

Awards for the best coaches and umpires were also given out on September 23.

Julie Bridge was named Senior Coach of the Year and Adele Hamilton Junior Coach of the Year.

Noelene Adamson, meanwhile, was voted the Senior Umpire of the Year with Ailish Neeson the Junior Umpire of the Year.

The Karratha Netball Association would like to thank all the sponsors and volunteers, who have supported the players throughout season 2013.

In particular, the association would like to acknowledge the efforts of Tracey Williams, who is leaving town.



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