Big scores on several netball courts

ATTACKS were on song in several A-grade netball matches played in Saturday’s second round of the Bendigo Bank Heathcote District Football Netball League season.

The in-form Elmore passed the 70-goal mark in its home game against Mount Pleasant.

A 72-34 win by the Bloods followed impressive hit-outs against White Hills, 59-41; and Colbinabbin, 47-29.

Colbinabbin bounced back from a first-round defeat to score a 54-29 victory on Lockington Bamawm United’s court at Nichol Trading Oval in Lockington.

Huntly was too strong for Heathcote at Specialist Breeders Australia Oval in Huntly’s Strauch Reserve.

The Hawks won 61-29.

North Bendigo capped the trek to Leitchville by scoring a 28-goal win.

The Bulldogs outplayed the Bombers, 48-20 at Degroot Roof Painting Oval in Leitchville.

White Hills had the bye.

Standings in Heathcote DFNL  A-grade netball:

Elmore 171 per cent, 12 points; North Bendigo 149, 8; Huntly 138, 4; White Hills 117, 4; Colbinabbin 109, 4; Heathcote 79, 4; Lockington Bamawm United 58, 0; Mount Pleasant 47, 0; Leitchville Gunbower 41, 0.

In this Saturday’s third round, North Bendigo will be aiming to mark a hat-trick of victories.

The red, white and blue face a daunting task against White Hills at Hibo Hotel Oval in Atkins Street.

Mount Pleasant takes on Lockington Bamawm United at Toolleen.

Colbinabbin and Huntly clash on the Grasshoppers’ court at M.J. Morgan Reserve.

Heathcote and Leitchville Gunbower meet in Saints territory at Pigeon Park in Barrack Reserve.

Elmore has the bye.

Written by Nathan Dole