Regional League 3

Storm 42, Vivary 64

TAUNTON Vivary travelled to play Cornwall Storm, and while they struggled to settle in the first quarter, they worked hard as a team to end it with a three-goal lead.

Vivary then found their form in the second quarter and were able to pull away to lead 32-24.

As a result of great communication, a strong defensive unit and accurate shooting, Vivary sealed it.

Player of the match: Susie Freeman; opposition’s POM: Amelia Watson; squad: Fee Grammer, Lauren Knight, Lauren Wilkinson, Ruby Porter, Susie Marsh, Flora Collier, Amelia Watson, Nicole Smith, Erin Humphris; sponsor: Shine Hair Management

Regional League 3

Gems 49, Tone 43

AWAY to Sydenham Gems, Tone played a positive, controlled first quarter (12-12).

Tone worked hard to keep the ball and feed it into the circle, but Gems opened up a lead (25-21).

Gems really tested the visitors in the third quarter, working them hard and extending their lead (37-30).

In the final quarter, Tone marked tightly in defence, turning the ball over, but Gems claimed the win.

POM: Jade Barnett; OPOM: Kim Tong & Emily Tong; squad: Hannah Robins, Becky Lucas, Kim Tong, Lauren-Jade Griffiths, Gracie Stevens, Vicki Cornish, Jade Barnett, Faye Symons, Emily Tong; sponsor: The Kings Arms

Somerset Division 1

Robins 32, Monmouth 50

MONMOUTH began well in Bruton, ending the first quarter 16-9 up.

Injuries and team changes meant an unsettled second quarter, allowing Robins to claw it back (26-18).

After a steady third quarter (36-27), they pulled away towards the end.

POM: Becky Lucas; OPOM: Abbey Teape; squad: Abbey Teape, Lucy Hird, Gugu Mlotshwa, Hanna Jarvis, Becky Lucas, Vicki Cornish, Helen Lucas, Kim Radford, Kate Durbin, Melissa Cleverly; sponsor: Wilkie May and Tuckwood

Somerset Division 3

Tudor 28, Comeytrowe 38

TUDOR played Galmington’s Comeytrowe, coming out strong with fierce defence and impressive shooting.

Working together well, the Taunton team led the first quarter 10-7, and 17-14 at half-time.

The game was, however, one of two halves, as Comeytrowe hit back with renewed vigour to go ahead (27-23).

Tudor did not give up, with some controlled play in the centre, but it wasn’t enough to reclaim the lead.

POM: Rhonda Robins; OPOM: Charlotte O’Leary; squad: GS Jemma Gent, GA Felicity Walmsley, WA Emily Daly, C Charlotte O’Leary, WD Sarah Hughes, GD Hayley Milne, GK Rhonda Robins; sponsor: Marked Skin

BRENDON lost to Tor’s Thorns in Division 4, 46-8.

POM: Freya Harvey; OPOM: Trish Hutchinson; squad: GS Emma Burns, GA Lorna Thorne, WA Freya Harvey, C Lexie Parsons, WD Trish Hutchinson, GD Laura Vertigans, GK Helena Perry; sponsor: Bridgwater & Taunton College

TAUNTON’S Under-16s were also in action, at the regional seeding tournament, to decide which division they will play in this season.

They will aim to go from strength to strength in the league this year.

Squad: Esme Knight, Lucy Hird, Hanna Jarvis, Tilly Clarke, Millie Chappell, Lily Smith, Gugu Mlotshwa, Lucy Beresford, Alicia Valmiki