Police’s run arrested by in-form Thetford

DERBY WIN: Moreton Hall D, who beat their club-mates Moreton Hall C 52-31 in Division Two
DERBY WIN: Moreton Hall D, who beat their club-mates Moreton Hall C 52-31 in Division Two
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THE battle of the top two in the West Suffolk Netball League saw Thetford A maintain their 100 per cent record while ending Suffolk Police’s own perfect streak.

In a balanced game, Thetford managed to gain the edge with Elle Wilby and Alison Pursehouse on form.

Annelly Miles and Jenni Askew performed well for the Police, but they have also been caught by defending champions Moreton Hall A, who recorded an emphatic success over struggling RMG.

Alice Sadler and Becky Hargreaves were the key players in Hall’s 81-13 victory – the biggest triumph in any West Suffolk League match this season.

Elsewhere in Division One, Priors A beat Cockfield A 37-16 and Moreton Hall B beat Haverhill A 54-38.

Burwell moved two wins clear of everyone else in Division Two by seeing off Jubilee A 46-17 to extend their winning streak to five matches, with Karen Ferguson and Fiona Barnes starring.

Cockfield B began the night in second, but they went down 32-31 in a tight encounter with Jetts A.

Caroline Cotterell and Maddie Tenpleton were Jetts’ star players, while strong displays from Lindsee Summers and Mel Harris did not help Cockfield.

Also in Division Two, Breckland A left Haverhill B searching for their first win of the season by beating them 32-27, while Moreton Hall D saw off Moreton Hall C 52-31.

Division Three leaders Stowmarket II beat Stowmarket I 58-31 with Hazel Paige and Hazel Hunt on form for the victors and Leanne Osborne and Julia Simpson for Stow’s first team.

Priors B edged to a 40-36 win over Breckland B to move up the table with Justine Curry and Lisa Dolby starring, while Panthers beat Pink Ladies 39-35.

Jetts B maintained their 100 per cent record in Division Four by seeing off club-mates Jetts C 36-21.

Beth Soman and Rebecca Devine were the B team’s leading players of the night, while Emily Seaton and Mandy Cadge starred for the C team.

Second-placed Jubilee D saw off Moreton Hall V 50-43 with Becky Bridges and Jordan Ward the players of the match.

Elsewhere in Division Four, Moreton Hall VI beat Havebury 35-30 and Phoenix saw off Cockfield C 32-8.

Walsham Fine Furniture continued to cruise through their Division Five campaign with a 50-9 defeat of CAMVAC while Phoenix II beat Thetford C and Priors C beat Haverhill C.

In Zena’s Division, the battle of Cockfield Juniors saw the first team beat the third team 35-6, with Harriet Leader-White and Lacey Smith starring for the winners.

Cockfield II lost 72-2 to Jetts I with Charlotte Orris and Beth Keswick starring for the latter, Jubilee Juniors II beat Moreton Hall VII 44-9, Jetts II beat Jetts III 39-27 and Jubilee Jays saw off Thetford 60-6 with Millie and Katie Hale performing well.