CALIVIL United broke Marong’s unbeaten run in Saturday’s eighth round of A-grade netball in the Bendigo Bank Loddon Valley Football Netball League.
The Demons were fired up for another big contest on their court at Calivil.
The unbeaten Marong went in as favourite, but it the Demons who lifted in the final quarter to score a 43-40 victory.
Best for Calivil United which is jointly coach by Karen Pascoe and Teigan Redwood were Michelle Balic, Jasmine Condliffe and Lily Buckingham.
The attack was led by Mia McCrann-Peters.
The Demons now have a 5-1 record and have shown they are a strong contender for the premiership.
A great run by Maiden Gully YCW kept going as the Eagles scored a 14-goal win on Bridgewater’s copurt.
In the past three rounds the Christie Griffiths-coached Eagles have beaten Calivil United, Mitiamo and now the Mean Machine.
Best in Maiden Gully YCW’s latest hit-out included Meg Patterson, Tia Webb and Leisa Barry.
Newbridge marked its second win of the season.
The Maroons dominated the final quarter on Pyramid Hill’s court at Mitchell Park to claim a 32-24 victory.
Morgan McCormick and Abby Rowley were Newbridge’s best.
It was a rest for Bears Lagoon Serpentine in A-grade, but the Bears played Inglewood in the other grades of netball at Gadsden Finance Serpentine Reserve.
Mitiamo had the bye.
In round nine, Mitiamo returns to its court at John Forbes Oval to take on Bridgewater.
Newbridge is at home at Holloway Air Riverside Oval to play Calivil United.
Maiden Gully YCW takes on Bears Lagoon Serpentine at Marist College Oval.
It’s a rest for Pyramid Hill in A-grade, but the Bulldogs will face Inglewood in the other grades at Dissy Machinery Oval in Inglewood.
Marong has the bye.
Written by Nathan Dole.