Exciting matches

Joseph Bulmer

THERE were exciting matches in Division 3 of the North Devon Netball League.

Bude Rockets took an early lead against Reeds, but Reeds started to pull back in the third quarter and once on a roll they kept going to the line winning 37-34.

Carol Anne Golds stormed ahead of Venners Bakery Pythons, but they ran out of steam while Pythons kept their cool and chipped away at their lead to achieve a draw 34-34.

The final Division 3 game was close throughout, but it was Exmoor Beasties who continued their improvement, beating North Devon Homes Stars 23-22.

Div 1: Titans Jupiter 48, Pat Williams Girls 19; Venners Bakery Vipers 47, Langtree Re-Unites Rogues 14; Titans Apollo 42, Titans Voyager 22; Carol Anne Trolls 30, Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks 0 (conceded).

Div 2: Carol Anne Amethysts 50, Langtree Re-Unites Rivals 21;

Venners Bakery Cobras 49, Panthers 35; Mole Valley Moltons 48, Titans Venus 16; Coodes 39, Fillies 18; Carol Anne Emeralds 37, Venners Misfits 31.

Div 3: Reeds Silverside 37, Bude Rockets 34; Carol Anne Golds 34, Venners Bakery Pythons 34; Exmoor Beasties 23, North Devon Homes Stars 22.

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TITANS netball team took on Bournemouth in the South West Regional League Division 2 knowing they needed a win to keep away from the end of the season play offs.

Bournemouth started strongly and capitalised on unforced Titan errors to lead 14-8 at the end of the first quarter and 24-13 at half-time.

Changes to the side saw the Titans match their opponents goal for goal in the third quarter and they started to pull back in the closing stages, but it was not enough and they finally lost 46-37

Player of the match was centre Kerri Wall for her work rate and continous effort.

Titans travel to Exeter this weekend for their next match.