Upset and big wins

Laura Girvan (Ljubica Vrankovic) 409291_06

Diggers Rest caused the upset of the Riddell District Netball League season so far, while Woodend-Hesket, Macedon and Melton Centrals came away with big wins.

The Burras hosted Riddell and were slow out of the blocks.

The Bombers led by six goals at quarter time, but the margin was back to two goals at the main break.

Scores were level heading into the final quarter. It was goal for goal in the final quarter with the Burras winning 44-43.

Alice Sacco was best in the win for the Burras, while Finnuala McKeagney-Stubbs had a strong game for the Bombers.

Woodend-Hesket made the most of having its full side in a a big win against Romsey.

After trailing at quarter time, the Hawks started to fire, coming away with a 73-41 win.

Hawks coach Tayissa Coppinger was the standout for her side while Charlee Duff-Tytler shot 34 goals for the Hawks.

For the Redbacks, Emma Grech was named their best.

Melton Centrals were firing on all cylinders against Kyneton.

After leading by 10 goals at quarter time, Centrals continued to grow the lead on the way to a 72-41 win.

Talasa Helen Aumua shot 36 goals for Centrals. Claire Oakley shot 30 for the Tigers.

In the other match, Macedon came away with a good win against Lancefield.

The Cats jumped out of the blocks to lead by 13 goals at quarter time.

They were able to maintain the lead in the next two quarters, before coming away with a 50-33 win.

Eliza Petherick shot 37 goals for the Cats, while Darcee Ellard shot 16 for the Tigers.

Wallan which had the bye sits atop the table, ahead of Riddell, Woodend-Hesket and Melton Centrals.