NETBALL: Louth seal victory over Boston in opening Lincolnshire League match

Louth Netball team EMN-140921-182201001
Louth Netball team EMN-140921-182201001

Louth 33 - Boston 26

Louth Netball Club played their first Lincolnshire League game of the season on Saturday at Lincoln College and it was also the first time the ladies played all together.

The first quarter saw Louth lead by 11-1 and Boston struggled. Louth managed to hold them off and hold their cool during a highly physical game. Louth’s skill determination came through to record a 33-26 win.

Team: Pippa Dowse, Sarah Wawrick, Alice McKenna, Sam Raynor, Lucy Stapleton, Lian Harrison, Emily Templeton, Rebbeca Eldrington.

Player of the game: Rebecca Eldrington.

Louth 7-22 Betty Mckenzies

Previously, due to injury and absence, Louth fielded a young squad with some junior players having to step in to make up numbers.

They played fantastically but just couldn’t keep up with Betty Mckenzies, who had an easy win.

Team: Pippa Dowse, Sarah Wawrick, Lian Harrison, Lucy Stapleton, Emily Templeton, Libby Dinsdale, Harriette Thompson.

Player of the game: Emily Templeton