LENWOOD Ladies and Venners Misfits had the closest of encounters in Division 4 of the North Devon Netball League. One goal behind, Misfits made a successful shot as the final whistle was blown, but thoughts of a draw disappeared after umpires ruled the go

LENWOOD Ladies and Venners Misfits had the closest of encounters in Division 4 of the North Devon Netball League.One goal behind, Misfits made a successful shot as the final whistle was blown, but thoughts of a draw disappeared after umpires ruled the goal out and gave Lenwood the verdict 17-16.Titans Neptune had another narrow win in Division 1 this time over Pat Williams 29-27, thanks to great shooting from Lorraine Cleverdon. In contrast, Year 10 schoolgirls Edgehill Pythons had the highest Division 4 score this season, beating Langtree Re-Unites Rivals 50-16. There were also convincing wins for Titans Apollo, Venners Vipers, Bude Stars, All Whites, Golds and Stars. Div 1: Titans Apollo 59, Titans Voyager 25; Venners Vipers 39, Woolacombe Bay 14; Titans Neptune 29, Pat Williams 27.Div 2: Bude Stars 49, Langtree Re-Unites Rebels 22; All Whites 38, Coodes Cougars 26; Venners Bakery Cobras 30, Sparkes Electrics 0 (conceded).Div 3: Golds 37, Titans Venus 16; Edgehill Vipers 33, BrattonFillies 26; Stars A 32, Carol Anne Emeralds 11; Stars B 29, Carol Anne Rubies 19.Div 4: Edgehill Pythons 50, Langtree Re-Unites Rivals 16; Lenwood Ladies 17 Venners Misfit Mambas 16. * * *Titans netball team took a heavy defeat at the hands of Exeter in the regional league at the weekend.After a promising first quarter, coming off at 14-12, the Titans couldn't keep up with the speed and fitness of their opponents and bowed out 67 - 29.Player of the match went to wing attack Kerri Wall. The Titans are hoping for a better result when they take on Dorset side Aquarians at Chulmleigh on Saturday, 11.30am.Carol Anne ran out 55-31 victors at home to ECS Predators in the Sub-Regional Netball League. Starting strongly, they were never felt threatened, with strong shooting statistics from Sue Wheaton and the defence of Pru Worthington and Rhiann Lovett too strong for the visitors. Annette Huxtable played her first game of the season following injury and she certainly meant business, with 100% shooting accuracy in her first quarter. Kelly Hawkings was named player of the match for her hard work throughout and accurate feeds of the circle.