THE leading two teams in the North Devon Netball League faced each other this week and it was Carol Anne Diamonds who came out on top. They pressed hard from the start and maintained the lead throughout to beat rivals Titans Neptune 53-18. Carol Anne

THE leading two teams in the North Devon Netball League faced each other this week and it was Carol Anne Diamonds who came out on top.They pressed hard from the start and maintained the lead throughout to beat rivals Titans Neptune 53-18. Carol Anne also won a second clash with the Titans, but it was a closer affair a Carol Anne Sapphires just nudged ahead of Titans Voyager 22-20.Artavia won their first Division 2 game, defeating Coodes 36-27 and Woolacombe Bay upset the in-form Carol Anne Amethysts with a 25-21 result. New team Woolacombe Bay continued with another win in Division 4, this time over Fillies, to move up to third in the table.Div 1: Carol Anne Diamonds 53, Titans Neptune 18; Titans Apollo 49, Venners Bakery Vipers 22; Stars A 32, All Whites 24; Carol Anne Sapphires 22, Titans Voyager 20.Div 2: Artavia 36, Coodes 27; Stars B 31, Titans Jupiter 23; Woolacombe Bay 25, Carol Anne Amethysts 21. Div 3: Venners Bakery Cobras 45, Bude Bay Stars 15; Langtree Re-Unites Rebels 31, Titans Venus 30; Venners Bakery Rattlers 29, Langtree Re-Unites Rogues 21. Div 4: Edgehill Pythons 28, Langtree Re-Unites Rivals 16; Woolacombe Bay NC 25, Fillies 16. Titans let it slipTITANS started well in their South West regional match against Bristol-based Crossbow and spirits were high when they led 15-14 after the first quarter. But Crossbow's defenders and shooters maintained their composure and made it hard for the Titans girls. Lauren Bawden worked tirelessly in the centre to pull off vital interceptions and earn herself player of the match and Louise Lathwell scored 20 goals out of 22 for 91% shooting statistics, but they still couldn't keep the Titans ahead. They finally bowed out 44-58.