Unbeaten Bridlington stay top of table after Reckitts double

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Bridlington 1sts 22

Reckitts Finish 13

This game would prove to be keenly fought as neither club had lost a match this season.

The first quarter ended with the away team leading by one goal. Bridlington responded in the second quarter with the defending team of Michelle Jennings-Baron and Xti Milner only allowing two goals to be scored by Reckitts.

Shooters Sarah Porritt and Gaynor Wallace converted six goals to finish the first half at 11-8.

Porritt had to be substituted in the third quarter but Carrie Clark filled the WA position with no let up of the team’s dominance. Liz Stuart had no trouble moving into the GA position and the team finished the match with a confident win to keep Bridlington at the top of the division.

Players of the match: Gaynor Wallace and Naomi Turton

Bridlington 1sts 37

Reckitts Lemsip 12

The game at Skipsea Sands Leisure Centre started well for Bridlington who went out for a good win. The team were on top form and full of confidence, having a clean slate up to this game.

Bridlington led at the end of the first quarter 7-3. The second quarter saw very few errors by the home team. Good defence work, clean passing and accurate shooting gave a lead of 22-6 at the end of the first half.

The game continued with Reckitts unable to make any impact on the relentless push by Bridlington who led by 30-7 by the third quarter.

The team relaxed the onslaught in the final quarter and ended the match with an outstanding win of 37-12.

Player of the match: Naomi Turton.

Bridlington 3rds 25

Howden Wildcats 9

The game started at a rapid speed with Bridlington making a solid start, securing the first goal within the first minute.

They continued to keep possession through the first quarter although the Wildcats put up a strong fight.

Bridlington made some changes in the second quarter and worked to get the ball down to the shooting end with passing from Beth Crawshaw paying off and leaving the second quarter score at 16-3.

The Bridlington defence of Hayley Spiers and Carrie Clark was relentless during the third quarter preventing any score by the Wildcats. Bridlington ended with a convincing 22-3 lead.

After a slow start from Howden Wildcats they began to fight back with possession mainly theirs in the final quarter.

Player of the match: Jo Marsden