Victoria was too strong for Tasmania in an exciting Round 5 match of the 19/U DealsDirect.com.au National Championship.
The 11-goal win keeps VIC on top of the ladder just two games out from the finals.
VICís were just too skillful and disciplined for a talented TAS side, with the Victorians winning the game 32-21.
VICís fast tempo game was able to break through the TAS defence and feed the ball to tall Nicole Laurelli, who was a star for VIC at goal shooter.
Despite the loss, TAS was impressive all over the court with goal defence Lauren Miller courageous in her attack of the ball. Millerís exquisite skills and interceptions signaled her as a star of the future.
VIC took an 8-7 lead into the first change with accurate shooting and clean feeds to their shooters getting them ahead. Wing defence Kate Yensch caused havoc for the TAS attackers, with her ability to block the space down the court.
Both teams lifted their intensity in the second quarter, with high quality netball on display.TAS goal defence Lauren Miller thrilled the crowd with her ability to read the play so effectively.
VIC goal keeper, Emma McKie was brilliant in shutting down the TAS attack and was a major reason why TAS only scored three goals in that quarter.
At the main change VIC had a six goal lead, 16-10.
The third quarter was a tight affair with both sides only managing to score six goals. VIC wing defence Renee Cook showed her class ensuring VIC kept maintained their lead, 22-12, into the final quarter.
VIC came out blazing in the final term with sharp shooting from Nicole Laurelli and Stephanie Puopolo too much for the Tasmanians.
Victoria victorious 32-21.
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