South Australia has put on a dominant display, defeating Tasmania by 22 goals in the third round of the U/19 DealsDirect.com.au Netball Championships at ETSA Park on Thursday.
SA led from start to finish, proving far too strong for TAS, winning 42-20.
TAS fought hard to stay with the home side. SA Captain, Kate Shimmin (GD) took a number of intercepts in defence helping SA get off to a seven goal lead at the first break, 12-5.
The second quarter saw pressurized defence in both shooting circles, however TAS seemed to panic while SA remained calm and relaxed across court. SA shooters, Hill (GA) and strong holding by Melissa Fuge (GS) shooting seven unanswered goals in the first five minutes of the term.
SA was quick to turn any lose balls over, outscoring TAS 12-5 in the second term, going into the half-time break with a 24-10 lead.
While both coaches made huge changes at the main break, it had little impact to the dynamics of the match, SA extending their lead 33-16 in the third quarter.
SA continued their brilliant run into the last quarter and eventually ran out 22 goal winners, taking their third consecutive win.
SA next takes on Victoria, while TAS faces Northern Territory later this evening.
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