West Coast Fever v GIANTS Netball
Round 10 was a special one for the Fever Family, with Nat Medhurst celebrating her 200th National League match. The home side got off to a strong start scoring four of the final five goals to lead by one at the first break. Medhurst was outstanding with 5/6, four centre pass receives, four feeds and three deflections.
Score: West Coast Fever 11 lead giants Netball 10
The Giants started the second term strongly scoring nine of the first 10 goals to lead by 6 inside give minutes. Nat Medhurst continued her strong start, while interceptions to Ingrid Colyer and Courtney Bruce kept the home side in the game. Kate Beveridge entered the match for Kaylia Stanton and converted 8/10 for the term.
Score: West Coast Fever 24 trail Giants Netball 25
The third term saw Fever come out firing converting three of the opening four goals to take the lead inside the first two minutes. However, missed opportunities cost the home side as the Giants extended their lead to four goals at the final break. Important interceptions to Jess Anstiss and Courtney Bruce proved to be integral, while Medhurst, Colyer and Verity Charles combined for 17 of Fever’s 19 third quarter feeds.
Scores: West Coast Fever 33 trail Giants Netball 37
Spurred on by a vocal home crowd, Fever came out firing in the fourth term. After the Giants scored the first goal, Fever then went on a run of five goals to level the scores 5 minutes in. The game continued to hang in the balance until the 10 minute mark, when the Giants scored three unanswered goals, which proved the difference in the end.
Scores: West Coast Fever 45 def by Giants Netball 48
Kate Beveridge 25/33 (76%)
Kaylia Stanton 7/10 (70%)
Nat Medhurst 13/16 (81%)
Feeds Interceptions Deflections Penalties
Fever 74 Fever 8 Fever 18 Fever 70
Giants 66 Giants 8 Giants 19 Giants 58
Turnovers Rebounds Goal Assists Goal Attempts
Fever 28 Fever 4 Fever 26 Fever 59
Giants 28 Giants 7 Giants 25 Giants 55