Roos crowned under-17 premiers
WESTERNS has been crowned under-17 premiers after a thrilling 42-38 win against Tyrendarra on Saturday in the South West District Netball League grand final at Dartmoor.
The Roos won the game in the fourth quarter after a late surge pushed them ahead of the Darras to secure victory.
Tyrendarra was on top of their game in the first half with sharp shooters Tayla Marra and Emma Pethybridge dominating in attack and combining effortlessly with passing from Tayla Arnold and Tessa Peters.
After the first quarter the Darras led 11-9 and continued to build into the second quarter.
Tyrendarra defenders Taya Roberts and Aisha Fairweather worked to cut down Westerns’ opportunities in attack to build their lead by one goal, 21-18 at half time.
After the long break Westerns came out in force with Katie Zeunert creating constant turnovers through the centre to send the scores level.
It was goal-for-goal towards the end of the third quarter with Westerns shooters Taylah Nelson and Camryn Lucas finding their range.