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Bluebirds increase lead at top after beating Panthers

Lady Bluebirds opened up a three-point cushion at the top of the Senior Winter Netball League after defeating Warwick Workman's Club Pink Panthers in their last outing at Bernard Park.

Led by Danielle Raynor's 30 goals, Lady Bluebirds came away with a hard fought 49-44 win over Panthers in an evenly contested affair on court one.

Also managing double figures for Lady Bluebirds was Ebonie Burgess who chipped in with 19 goals.

Debbie DeShields replied with 29 goals for Panthers who suffered their first league loss of the season.

Signworx Netts and Blazzin Bluebirds also chalked up wins at the weekend.

Netts thrashed winless Bluebirds Too 70-20 on court two.

Danielle Onyia scored 64 goals to lead Netts' charge while Shondae Woods-Bell replied with 11 for Bluebirds Too.

Blazzin Bluebirds edged Robin Hood Tigers 55-53 in a close affair on court one.

Fredricka Samuels (44) and Chenzira Eve (11) accounted for all of Blazzin Bluebirds' goals while siblings Jahtuere Trott (32) and Jahkenya Trott (21) did all of the scoring for winless Tigers.

Panthers, Signworx Netts and Blazzin Bluebirds are currently level on points (six).

Panthers are second in the table behind leaders Lady Bluebirds on goal difference over third place Netts.

Last weekend's junior netball action saw Data Tech Netts Whites and Signworx Netts clinch the Under-12 and Under-15 titles in the annual Harold (Doc) Dowling Tournament.

Baby Bluebirds were runners up in the Under-12 division while Bluebird Juniors finished second in the Under-15 category.

Ebonie Burgess (far right) and Danielle Raynor (far left) did all the scoring to lead Lady Bluebirds to victory over Panthers

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Published November 20, 2013 at 10:38 pm (Updated November 20, 2013 at 10:38 pm)

Bluebirds increase lead at top after beating Panthers

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