Harlequins Fairweathers Authentics and Pelorus Havelock Hotel have the early jump on their rivals in the Marlborough grade one netball competition after both picked up their second consecutive win in week two of round one at Horton Park on Saturday.
All three grade one matches were high scoring affairs, with defending champion Quins accounting for Smog Mitchell Sports 38-25 and Pelorus downing the other winner from week one, Quins McDonalds, 38-24. Pelorus Edridge Contracting bagged their first victory of the season as they comfortably overcame Central Trillos 34-19.
Grade two also produced three games where both sides scored freely, Quins Woodbourne Tavern scoring the most commanding result when they beat clubmates Quins GJ Gardner 35-15. The returning Tokomaru A side collected their second win on the trot with a 33-20 win over Pelorus Inlet Bakery, while Smog APL downed Central B 32-24.
In grade three, QCC Senior A were too good for Smog Gascoigne Wicks in a 38-11 win, while Quins BPC edged out Pelorus BNC Viticulture 25-23 and Smog Subway beat Quins BB Signs 28-23.
Senior results from Saturday, May 5:
Callahan Martella grade one: Pelorus Havelock Hotel 38 HQ McDonalds 24, HQ Authentics 38 SMOG Mitchell Sports 25, Pelorus Edridge Contracting 34 Central Trillos 19.
Marlborough Express grade two: Tokomaru A 33 Pelorus Inlet Bakery 20, HQ Woodbourne Tavern 35 HQ GJ Gardner 15, SMOG APL 32 Central B 24.
Fairweathers grade three: HQ B.P.C. 25 Pelorus BNC Viticulture 23, SMOG Subway 28 HQ BB Signs 23, QCC Senior A 38 SMOG Gascoigne Wicks 11.
Grade four: SMOG Betta Electrical 37 HQ McRae's 12, HQ Michael Hill 21 United Burkhart Fisheries 10, Pelorus TC Builders 17 SMOG KITE 13.
Grade five: HQ gen-i 31 SMOG Mahi Wines 10, United Expol 26 SMOG Vitis 16, QCC Senior B 24 Central Savy 23.
Grade six: United Makana 25 Pelorus Owen's Marine Elec 6, HQ Winstanley Kerridge default win over SMOG 11, HQ RHB 31 HQ Chateau Marlborough 13.
Grade seven: United ASB 17 HQ Unichem 15, HQ TC Nicholls 26 QCC C 11, SMOG Langwoods 26 QCC Year Nine 10.
Grade eight: HQ AP Ltd 25 HQ Annie's 18, HQ Indevin 19 United Marlb Lockup Storage 12.
Social grade: Pelorus Bryant Earthworks 27 Awatere Gills Girls 19, Awatere Tussocks 30 Flaxbourne Social Two 24, HQ Harcourts 34 Central Cherubs 16, Flaxbourne Social 33 Pelorus Barking Hedge Wines 11.
JUNIOR NETBALL RESULTS
Saturday, May 5:
Grade one: Bohally Snr A 42 Fairhall A 3, St Marys Pounamu 31 Renwick A 5.
Grade two: Bohally Snr B 16 Redwoodtown Year Eight 14, Rapaura Marina A 30 Bohally Junior A 10.
Grade three: St Marys Whero 21 RVS Stars 10, QCC Year Eight 19 Bohally Magic 10.
Grade four: St Marys Tui 15 Bohally Mystics 3, Awatere Tigers 15 Renwick B 12.
Grade five: Pelorus Bow to Stern 20 Bohally Junior B 10, Bohally Sting 5 QCC Year Seven 2.
Grade six: Redwoodtown Year Six/Seven 8 Fairhall Gold 4.
Grade seven: Riverlands Panthers 15 Bohally Flames 3, Renwick C 12 St Marys Weka 11.
Grade eight: Rapaura Marina B 6 Pelorus Havelock Automotive 1, Awatere Coasters 15 Fairhall Blue 4.
Junior one: Renwick Green Ferns 22 Springlands Pink Panthers 7, Witherlea Shooting Stars 15 Riverlands Smurfs 6.
Junior two: Picton Allstars 20 Springlands Stars 5, St Marys Kowhai 12 Redwoodtown Year Five/Six 6.
Junior three: Awatere Green Ferns 19 Springlands Sparks 1, Whitney St Wonders 15 Renwick Junior B 5.
Junior four: Pelorus McLean Builders 12 Springlands Cheetahs 10, Riverlands Shooters 6 Spring Creek A 2.
Primary one: Blenheim One 18 Waikawa Bay Ferns 1, Springlands Rockets 8 Rapaura Marina Black 1.
Primary two: Fairhall Ferns 24 Springlands Pulse 0, Witherlea Silver Ferns 17 St Marys Kea 0.
Primary three: Fairhall Kiwi 10 Redwoodtown Year Two/Three 2.
Primary four: Fine Vine Academy Players 10 Tua Marina Shooters 1, Renwick Junior C 18 Awatere Tussock Terriers 5.
- The Marlborough Express
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