SportsReach Netball League 2017/18
With the frost still affecting the surface at Ripley, it was a very hurried re-scheduling of matches to Lancaster and Morecambe college. Thank you to them for fitting us in at such short notice. It was a very cold night but fine and it meant that no one stood still for too long! 🙂
Six matches took place with six messages being shared as the teams gathered at the mid point of the evening. One of the messages shared the ‘Four points’
- God loves us. – ‘For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.’
- We have all fallen short – got it wrong. – ‘All have sinned and come short of the glory of God.’
- Jesus died in our place – ‘But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.’
- What is our response? – ‘Then what should I do with Jesus?’
Two very close matches took place in division three with Sparkles shining that little bit brighter as they beat Halos 15 – 14 and Amazons overcame Babybelles 17 – 15 to move up into 3rd place in the division.
In division two it has all become very, very close at the top! MereCats took on previously unbeaten Jets and triumphed 33 – 22 to move to the top with all the top three teams being on the same number of points – 22! It promises to be a great fight between MereCats, Jets and Rubies for who wins division two. Another close game saw Panthers record their second win in a row overcoming Roses by the tightest of margins 24 – 23 to move above them in the table.
Division one and Mantawrays continued their winning ways following up last weeks triumph over Royals with a win over Swallows, 25 – 7. Royals sadly couldn’t field a team and had to forfeit their game with Diamonds 30 – 0. In the Chipping derby, WildCats overcame a very resilient TopCats who sadly through different situations out of their control took to the court with only 5 players. To their credit they stuck close with WildCats for two quarters but then the extra two players began to tell and WildCats pulled away to win 34 – 11 and keep up the pressure on Diamonds at the top of division one.