Netball Summary – Week Beginning Monday 28 September

Vs Penrice Academy

Under 14A | Won 20-5
 
After their two recent setbacks, the U14s came out fighting against Penrice. They dominated the game from the start, with Grace and Rebecca working hard in defence to turn-over the ball. Lara and Molly shot well and were ably supported by Daisy, Zoe and Victoria. Despite moving to various positions, Mary gave a super performance. Rebecca was voted player of the match by the opposition.
 
Under 14B | Won 13-4
 
The squad worked tirelessly throughout the game utilising their versatility by playing every player in a number of positions. The girls adapted their play to the windy conditions therefore were more successful than Penrice bringing the ball to goal.
 
Under 16 | Won 29-8
 
It was an ideal opportunity to put out a different line up and try out some different combinations. In windy conditions, the team stuck to task well, working the ball down court, focusing on taking care of the ball and team defence. Super shooting from Amy and Savvy and excellent team defending saw the game never in doubt.
 

Vs Truro College

Under 18A | Lost 12-60
 
This match was a big challenge for the Under 18s but every player approached it with real grit and determination, never giving up. Truro College were incredibly strong but School had a good third quarter in particular. Rianna had a great game as WD, supporting the attack superbly on centre passes.
 
Under 18B | Lost 20-24
 
The fixture was an opportunity to test a few players out in different positions and the girls worked incredibly hard, battling throughout a close game. Tessa controlled the centre court well and the defence was pretty resolute. Plenty of positives to draw from this game. Court coverage was a particular highlight.
 

PSP vs Richard Lander

Under 12 vs Richard Lander A Team | Lost 3-4
 
As the score suggests this was a well contested match with Truro making numerous interceptions. But they did not utilise their 3 seconds and therefore made unforced errors giving the ball back to Richard Lander.
 
Under 12 vs Richard Lander B Team | Won 14-0
 
In the second match the girls worked the ball down the court well using different channels of the court effectively. They worked the ball well into their shooters and with a much calmer approach to the match the shooters were able to put the shots in with ease.
 
Under 13 | Won 33-5
 
Truro dominated in this match. Various combinations were explored in preparation for the upcoming Millfield game. There was some good attacking manoeuvres and many turnovers by Elena and Scarlett. 12-60
 
Under 14 | Lost 13-24
 
The Under 14s fought so hard against Richard Lander who were a well drilled and gelled squad. Truro displayed moments of brilliance but unfortunately could not sustain these throughout the four quarters. Molly was on form in the shooting circle ably assisted by Maddie who performed well. Daisy was dynamic and Grace showed great strength in defence. Rebecca was voted player of the match.
 
Under 15 | Lost 12-19
 
The girls played a skilled, steady game of netball. With strong defence and attack throughout. They all managed to adapt to their new positions quickly and played a great game considering they didn’t have all their team.
 
Under 16 | Won 23-19
 
With only 7 players available the girls dug deep in a competitive game against a gutsy Richard lander team.
 

Vs Millfield in the National Schools Sport Magazine Cup

Under 13 | Won 26-24
 
The Under 13 netball squad faced the prestigious Millfield School in the National School Sport Magazine Cup on Friday. Truro School led from the start against a very gutsy Millfield team. The game was of an excellent standard for girls of this age and Truro had to dig deep. With the final quarter to play the score was 19-18 to Truro. Truro came out hard and took a 4 goal lead but Millfield were also not going to give up, nevertheless they found it difficult to grasp back any more goals. Truro supporters, players and coach were delighted when the final whistle went, Truro winning 26-24 and progressing to the next round of the competition.