All roads lead to McLaren Vale on Saturday for the Great Southern Netball Association Grand Finals.
In League Victor Harbor v Willunga on court 1 at 3.15pm, Senior 2 at 1.30 pm McLaren Vale v Strathalbyn on court 1, Senior 3 at 12noon Yankalilla v McLaren Vale Red on court 1, Senior 4 at 3pm Myponga v Willunga on court 2, Senior 5 at 1.30pm Myponga v Victor Harbor on court 2, Senior 6 at 12noon Myponga v Goolwa on court 2, INTER 1 at 10.30 am Willunga v Victor Harbor on court 1, INTER 2 at 9am Willunga Grey v Victor Harbor on court 1, INTER 3 at 10.30am Yankalilla v Victor Harbor on court 2, INTER 4 at 9am Langhorne Creek v Mt Compass on court 2, 13 DIV 1 at 10.30am McLaren Vale Red v Willunga on court 3, 13 DIV 2 at 9am Goolwa v Willunga Grey on court 3, 11 DIV 1 at 10.30am Langhorne Creek v Strathalbyn White on court 4 and 11 DIV 2 at 9am McLaren Vale Red v Willunga on court 4.
Preliminary final results were Mt. Compass 8 lost to Willunga 10 in 11&U Div 2. Willunga coming from 6th on the ladder. Mt. Compass fought back hard in the 3rd & 4th quarters to take the game to an even score. Willunga snuck away two goals and took the lead to win 10-8.
11&U Div 1: Strathabyn White 18 d Willunga White 17. An evenly fought match with the game going into extra time with only the timer determining the winner.
13&U Div 2: Willunga Grey d Langhorne Creek. Both teams came out firing, drawing all game but Willunga came through in the end.
13&U Div 1: Willunga 39 d Langhorne Creek 34. Both teams displayed very high skill level under pressure. Willunga managed to capitalise on turnover balls just a few more times and took the game by 5 goals.
Inter 4: Mt. Compass 43 d McLaren Vale 27. In the second half Compass pulled ahead, continuing to put defensive pressure onto Vale.
Inter 3: Victor Harbor 30 d McLaren Vale 29. Victor led by two at quarter time. McLaren Vale came out firing in the third quarter to lead by 3. In a close last quarter Victor came out winners by 1 at the final whistle.
Inter 2: Victor Harbor 31 d Langhorne Creek 29. Victor would pull away and Creek would claw their way back. Umpires did a great job to keep the game in check.
Inter 1: Victor Harbor 48 d Goolwa 37. Victor jumped out of the gates early with strong defensive efforts by Sophie and Alissa.
Senior 6: Goolwa d McLaren Vale. It was a hard-fought game.
Senior 5: Victor Harbor 51 d Goolwa 30. A well contested game where the score card didn't reflect the intensity of the game.
Senior 4: Willunga 42 d McLaren Vale 28. Each team brought their A game and it was a tough fought game.
Senior 3: McLaren Vale Red 43 d Myponga 38. McLaren Vale were down the whole game. Being 4 goals down with a few minutes left in the last quarter.
McLaren Vale pulled it back to be level at full time. McLaren Vale finished the game off strong in extra time to win by 5 goals.
Senior 2 : Strathalbyn 43 d Victor Harbor 28. Strath started strong and continued that momentum the whole game. Molly Mawson was fantastic at shooter.
The whole Strath team contributed.
League: Willunga 52 d Goolwa 40.