NORTH Devon's Titans earned five points at the weekend in Division 2 of the South West Regional Netball League, but it wasn't the way they wanted them. Their opponents St Austell pulled out three hours before the match as they were unable to raise a team
NORTH Devon's Titans earned five points at the weekend in Division 2 of the South West Regional Netball League, but it wasn't the way they wanted them.Their opponents St Austell pulled out three hours before the match as they were unable to raise a team. Titans had been looking forward to their re-match after suffering a narrow three-goal defeat at the start of the season.Titans' next match is on February 2 away to Exeter.Carol Anne pulled off another great win in the sub-regional netball league. Against second-placed Bournemouth they lead from the start. Rhian Lovett and Pru Worthington worked tirelessly in defence, clearing the ball to set up the attack as Carol Anne set up a commanding half-time lead. The second half saw errors creep in, but Carol Anne held their nerve when Bournemouth came to within three shots in the last quarter and some perfectly timed interceptions by Charlotte Broad andaccurate shooting by Sue Wheaton enabled them to take the game 51-43. They stay in third place, but are making headway on teams above them. North Devon LeagueTITANS Apollo underlined their credentials as title hopefuls in the North Devon Netball League with a convincing 63-11 win over Regency. Bude teams continued their form in Division 2 with Jets overcomingVenners Cobras and Stars having the better of All Whites. Division 3 saw Edgehill Vipers return to form, defeating Stars B 26-11 to avenge defeat by a similar scoreline when they met before Christmas. Titans Pluto held on for a win in a close Division 4 battle with Venners Adders.Div 1: Titans Apollo 63, Regency 11; Titans Voyager 32, Titans Neptune 12; Carol Anne Sapphires 39, Venners Vipers 29.Div 2: Bude Stars 35, All Whites 15; Bude Jets 25, Venners Cobras 15; Langtree Re-Unites Rogues 30, Sparkes Current Electrics 23. Div 3: Edgehill Vipers 26, Stars B 11; Carol Anne Emeralds 20,Carol Anne Rubies 12; Golds 18, Artavia 13.Div 4: Titans Pluto 34, Venners Bakery Adders 33; Langtree Re-Unites Rascals 24, DP Windows Warriors 9; Lenwood Ladies 16, Venners Ace Anacondas 16.