WINLESS in 2019, Pyramid Hill leads the A-grade netball ladder after the opening round of the Bendigo Bank Loddon Valley Football Netball League season.
The Pyramid Hill team made a great start to a new campaign as it scored a 10-goal win against Inglewood in Saturday’s match at Mitchell Park.
The line-up in red, white and blue worked hard to secure a 33-23 victory at home.
A big upset was at Discover Marong Park in Malone Park where the Panthers outpointed Calivil United.
Marong marked a superb start as it scored a 69-50 victory.
Maiden Gully YCW Eagles took on Newbridge under lights at the Marist College Oval complex.
The Eagles soared to a 57-40 win.
Mitiamo was at home at John Forbes Oval to play Bears Lagoon Serpentine in the lower grades of netball.
The A-grade premiers in 2019, Mitiamo did not take to the court in A-grade as the Bears are not fielding a team in the top grade this year.
Bridgewater had the bye.
The Loddon Valley FNL’s A-grade netball ladder:
Pyramid Hill 143 per cent, 4 points; Maiden Gully YCW 142, 4; Marong 138, 4; Mitiamo 0, 4; Calivil United 72, 0; Newbridge 70, 0; Inglewood 69, 0; Bridgewater 0, 0.
In this Saturday’s second round, Calivil United takes on Maiden Gully YCW at 5 Star Stockfeeds Oval in Calivil.
Inglewood plays Mitiamo at Searle Bros Oval in Inglewood.
Newbridge faces Pyramid Hill at Bendigo Locksmith Oval in Riverside Park.
After a first-round bye, Bridgewater has another rest as Bears Lagoon Serpentine is not fielding an A-grade team.
First hit-out of 2021 for Bridgewater will be on April 24 at home against Inglewood at Laser Plumbing Oval.
Marong has the bye in round two.
Written by Nathan Dole